2004 High School Baseball Preview
2003: 15-6 (division champion)
Top players: Shawn Howey, sr. 2B; Eric Capella, sr. P; Mike Natalie, sr. P/OF; Mike Farrell, sr. OF; Jovan Rosa, jr. SS; D.J. Burnham, jr. 3B; Ryan Dobson, jr. 1B; Matt Rondinone, jr. C; Mike Riley, so. P/DH.
Outlook: Capella (6-1, 1.39 ERA) and Natalie (5-1, 2.39 ERA) will anchor the staff of team that lost no starters.
E.O. Smith (Storrs)
Coach: Jason Donahue
Top players: Andy Sauer, jr. P/SS; Mike Sutcliffe, sr. P/3B; Elliott Clark, sr. IF.
Outlook: Team should be much improved with the return of all but one starter. All-CCC East pick Sauer (.365) will be the No. 1 pitcher. Must improve last year's team batting average of .260.
Coach: Mark Dube
Top players: Ryan Kilty, sr. P/SS; Ross Pieper, sr. C; Bryan Mehigan, sr. CF; Tyler Breton, sr. 2B; Mike Boisseau, sr. OF; David Diaz, jr. SS/3B; Kevin Marocchini, jr. OF; Dan Marocchini, jr. 3B; Evan Tuttle, sr. P.
Outlook: Kilty had three wins and Pieper was an All-CCC East pick. A .500 record is a realistic goal.
Coach: Joe Lombardo