SOMERSET, N.J. – The Merrimack College baseball program had graduate student Joey Porricelli recognized with Northeast Conference (NEC) All-Conference honors on Wednesday as announced by the league.
Porricelli earned All-Second team honors after he had a standout year at the plate, churning a .308 batting average and career-best .557 slugging percentage. He hit a team-leading seven home runs, with 45 hits on the year. The Monroe, Conn. native had a banner year, setting the program stolen bases record against LIU with his 75th bag, and the program record for hits with 232. At third base, Porricelli had a career-best .980 fielding percentage with 42 putouts on the year.
Porricelli ends his career with a .315 batting average and 109 RBIs as well as 170 putouts in the field.
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