2018-19 Bentley University Baseball News

  • 4-Run 8th Inning Lifts Bentley to 6-2 Win over Bridgeport
    March 14, 2019
    Junior left fielder Luke Figueira (Taunton, Mass./Taunton HS) broke a 2-2 tie with an RBI single to right in the eighth and junior catcher Christopher Butler (Danvers/BB&N) added a two-run single later in the frame as Bentley University won for the third time in four days, 6-2 over the University of Bridgeport in non-conference college baseball Thursday afternoon at the University of Tampa Baseball Field.
  • No. 5 Tampa Uses 14-Hit Attack to Defeat Bentley, 15-1
    March 13, 2019
    Twelve different players had hits and ten scored as the fifth-ranked University of Tampa Spartans defeated Bentley University, 15-1, in non-conference college baseball Wednesday evening at the UT Baseball Field.
  • Troiani Scores 3 Runs & Hodgson Impresses Out of Pen as Bentley Tops Bridgeport, 7-4
    March 12, 2019
    Junior center fielder Max Troiani (Pittsford, N.Y./Pittsford Mendon HS) scored three times and sophomore righty Jimmy Hodgson (Newton, Mass./Newton North HS) pitched four perfect innings of relief as Bentley University defeated the University of Bridgeport for the second straight day, 7-4, in non-conference baseball at the University of Tampa Baseball Field Tuesday afternoon.
  • Samko & Figueira Help Bentley Double Up Bridgeport, 10-5
    March 11, 2019
    Graduate student Mike Samko (Arlington, Mass./BB&N) and junior Luke Figueira (Taunton, Mass./Taunton HS) each had two hits and two RBI as Bentley University doubled the University of Bridgeport, 10-5, in non-conference baseball action Monday afternoon at the University of Tampa Baseball Field.
  • Two in the First Propels Bridgeport Past Bentley, 3-1
    March 10, 2019
    The University of Bridgeport Purple Knights scored twice in the top of the first and went on to post a 3-1 win over Bentley University in non-conference baseball Sunday afternoon at the University of Tampa Baseball Stadium.
  • Assumption Completes Sweep with 14-4 Victory; Samko Leads Falcons with 3 Hits
    March 03, 2019
    Despite 11 hits, the Bentley University Falcons dropped a 14-4 decision to Assumption College in non-conference college baseball Sunday afternoon at Lake Brantley High School as the Hounds completed a three-game sweep.
  • 18-Hit Attack Propels Assumption to 13-4 Win over Bentley
    March 02, 2019
    Freshman catcher Connor Wironen (Leominster, Mass.) had three hits and a half-dozen teammates had two apiece as Assumption College defeated Bentley University 13-4 in non-conference college baseball Saturday afternoon at Lake Brantley High School.
  • 4-Run 3rd Propels Assumption Past Bentley, 7-2
    March 01, 2019
    Assumption senior designated hitter Trevor McQuade (Westwood, Mass.) had a two-run single during a four-run third inning and the Greyhounds went on to post a 7-2 victory over Bentley University in the first of a three-game non-conference baseball series at Lake Brantley High School Friday afternoon.
  • Troiani Named Northeast-10 Baseball Player of the Week
    February 18, 2019
    Bentley University junior center fielder Max Troiani (Pittsford, N.Y./ Pittsford Mendon HS) has been named the first Baseball Player of the Week this season in the Northeast-10 Conference. With only a couple teams in action during the first two weekends, the award covers the opening three weekends of the new season.
  • Rollins Completes Series Sweep with 12-1 Win over Bentley
    February 17, 2019
    Junior second baseman Sam Lafontaine (Hudson, Ohio) had a home run and four RBI as Rollins College completed a three-game sweep of Bentley University with a 12-1 win in non-conference college baseball action Sunday afternoon at Alfond Stadium.
  • Fast Start Propels Rollins to 9-2 Win over Bentley
    February 16, 2019
    The Rollins College Tars scored four times in the first inning and went on to record a 9-2 win over the Bentley University Falcons in non-conference baseball action Saturday afternoon at Alfond Stadium.
  • 7-Run 4th the Turning Point as Rollins Tops Bentley, 13-5
    February 15, 2019
    After trailing 3-2, Rollins College erupted for seven runs in the fourth inning and went on to post a 13-5 series-opening win over Bentley University in non-conference college baseball Friday night at Alfond Stadium.
  • Troiani Stays Hot But Barry Overtakes Bentley, 14-9
    February 03, 2019
    Bentley University junior center fielder Max Troiani (Pittsford, N.Y./ Pittsford Mendon HS) had four hits, including his second leadoff homer in three games, but Barry University came from behind for a 14-9 victory over Bentley University in non-conference college baseball Sunday afternoon at Feinbloom Field.
  • Lynn Strikes Late for 8-6 Win over Bentley; Berardino Hits 3-Run Homer for Falcons
    February 02, 2019
    After junior first baseman Ryan Berardino (Sudbury, Mass./Lincoln-Sudbury Reg. HS) gave Bentley University a 6-3 lead with a three-run homer, Lynn University scored five times in their final two at bats for an 8-6 win over the Falcons at the Lynn Baseball Field Saturday afternoon.
  • Troiani Leads Off with Homer, but Bentley Drop Rain-Shortened Opener to Palm Beach Atlantic
    February 01, 2019
    Bentley University junior center fielder Max Troiani (Pittsford, N.Y./ Pittsford Mendon HS) led off the season with a home run to left but Palm Beach Atlantic University countered with four runs in the bottom of the first and went on to record a 5-2 rain-shortened win in season-opening non-conference baseball Friday night at Rubin Field. The game was called after six-and-a-half innings.
  • Bentley Launches DeFelice’s 51st Season Friday Night at Palm Beach Atlantic
    January 31, 2019
    Senior right-handed Luke Dawson (Stamford, Conn./Westhill HS) is expected to be on the mound when Bob DeFelice’s 51st season as Bentley University baseball coach gets underway Friday at 6 pm at Palm Beach Atlantic University.
  • Bentley Tops NE10 Commissioner’s Honor Roll for 20th Straight Semester
    January 30, 2019
    For the 20th consecutive semester, Bentley University had the most selections for the Northeast-10 Conference Academic Honor Roll (formerly known as the Commissioner’s Honor Roll) with 381 student-athletes recognized for having a 3.0 or better grade point average during the fall 2018 semester.
  • Samko, Grover Receive Preseason Honors from NCBWA
    January 28, 2019
    Bentley University baseball players Brandon Grover (Rocky Hill, Conn./ Rocky Hill HS) and Mike Samko (Arlington/BB&N) have received preseason recognition from the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association.
  • Bentley Student-Athletes Have Highest Graduation Rate in Division II
    November 14, 2018
    For the second straight year, Bentley University is ranked number one nationally in the latest NCAA Division II Academic Success Rate report, which was announced today. Bentley, with its highest ASR in the 13 years that the NCAA has been compiling the data, was alone at the top of the rankings, two points above the five institutions tied for second, after sharing the top position a year ago. This was the fifth straight year that Bentley has achieved an ASR of 97 or better and the eighth straight they’ve been above 90.
  • 2017-18 Was a Banner Year for Bentley Student-Athletes in the Classroom
    September 20, 2018
    While a few awards are still to be announced, Bentley University athletic teams and student-athletes certainly made a mark for themselves in the classroom during the 2017-18 academic year.
  • 117 Bentley Student-Athletes Receive D2ADA Academic Achievement Awards
    August 21, 2018
    117 Bentley University student-athletes have received 2017-18 Academic Achievement Awards from the Division 2 Athletics Director Association for their success in the classroom last academic year.
  • Winthrop Transcript: "50 years later, Bob DeFelice is still just a 'coach'"
    August 12, 2018
    Jonathan Chang recently caught up with longtime Bentley University baseball coach and athletics director Bob DeFelice for this article that ran in the Aug. 9 edition of the Winthrop Transcript and online at www.winthroptranscript.com.
  • Bentley Baseball Receives Team Academic Excellence Award from ABCA
    August 08, 2018
    The Bentley University baseball team earned a Team Academic Excellence Award from the American Baseball Coaches Association for its performance in the classroom during the 2017-18 academic year. It's the third straight year the Falcons have been honored.