Nic Ferragine - Randolph Chiefs IF - Sports Author
Nick Pereira - League Scorekeeper
Anthony Rosoline - League Scorekeeper / Sport Author
A resident of Kendall Park, New Jersey, Jeff Lombardi Jr. is in his first year working with the MCBL. In the fall, Jeff will continue his pursuit of a BA in communications with a concentration in print journalism from the arts and communication college at William Paterson University in Wayne, NJ.
At WPU, Jeff holds the position of sports editor for the Beacon Newspaper, a completely student run publication, in addition to competing on the University's baseball team each of the past two seasons.
My name is Daniel Capuano and I am rising junior at the University of Pittsburgh. This season, I will be one of the official scorers for the MCBL. I am huge baseball fan and I started playing when I was five years old. Also, I have always been a diehard New York Yankees fan. I attended Pascack Valley High School in Hillsdale, New Jersey and played one season for the Indians. Every summer, my family and I visit a new MLB stadium and I have been to a total of 21 ballparks. Finally, I am a sports staff contributor for WPTS radio, the official campus radio station of my university, where I host my own weekly show.
The Mid-Atlantic region, especially New Jersey and New York for years have produced many quality ball players to go on and play collegiate baseball. Pat Kivlehan, Tommy LaStella, Doug Cinnella, and Gianni Zayas, all played in the region and played baseball at a professional level. The idea of the Metropolitan Collegiate Baseball League grew out of the need to have a collegiate venue for local players that want to play more baseball. The coaching staffs of the teams involved will focus on the development of the player in a collegiate setting. The 2016 summer season will be the inaugural season for the league and we will work hard to ensure that the venue is a positive experience for all.
Play ball !!!!
PRESIDENT BRIAN CASEY
The Metropolitan area has long been in need of a Summer Collegiate Baseball League.
The time is now !
I am honored and privileged to serve as the first President of the MCBL. I am committed to providing a quality Collegiate Baseball Venue for our student-athletes who play the game we all love.
Please join me in this quest.
Brian Pascale is a junior at Drew University and is majoring in Psychology. He is the Student-manager for the baseball team at Drew. He was in charge of scouting and was the video coordinator for the team. Brian hopes to eventually, pursue a career in educational consulting with a career in coaching.
Nic is the starting shortstop for the Lesley University baseball team for 2017. He was instrumental in giving Lesley first conference championship, NCAA appearance, and their first NCAA victory. Nick was member of first MCBL Championship in 2016 with the Randolph Chiefs. Nick was captain of the Randolph High School baseball team in his senior year and helped win the sectional championship in 2015. He is currently a member of the 2017 of the MCBL’s Randolph Chiefs squad. Nick is currently majoring in Business Management.
Joe is entering his sophomore year at Emerson College in Boston MA. He plays infield for the Emersion Lions and is on MCBL’s Overpeck Creek Monsters Team the 2017 MCBL Season.
Joe is majoring in a new program offered by Emerson called the Business of Creative Enterprises, with a minor in Sports Communication. This academic program blends the elements of communication with the strategic focus of business to prepare students to thrive in an ever-changing economy.
During his freshman year, Joe worked for Emerson WEBN Sports radio as a sports commentator for the nightly news show and for Emerson’s Channel Sports, providing color commentary for men’s and women’s basketball.
Joe is passionate about baseball and hopes to pursue a communications career in the sports industry.
Joe Paladino - Overpeck Creek Monster 3B - Sport Author
Daniel Capuano - League Scorekeeper / Sports Author
Anthony is currently pursuing a degree in Sociology at Rutgers-Newark and will begin his junior year in the fall.
As a sophomore he went 4-3 with 10 starts with the team winning 6 of his 10 starts. He led his team in innings pitched with 64.1 innings. He led the team with a 3.64 an ERA. He had his first post season win against nationally ranked No. 18 TCNJ.
As a freshman he went 7-1 in 10 starts with two complete game shutouts. He led his team in innings pitched with 67.2 innings and gave up just 20 earned runs. He had an ERA of 2.66 and was named the Rutgers-Newark Male Rookie of the Year. He received NJAC Rookie of the Week honors four times and Pitcher of the Week honors once.
He played in the MCBL league in 2016 and was part of the Champion Randolph Chiefs. He led the league with 5 wins and had an ERA of 1.89. He was awarded the Pitcher of the Year and was a 2016 MCBL National Team All Star.
Brian Pascal - League Scorekeeper / Sport Author
Jeff Lombardi - NJ Nationals Pitcher - Sports Author