LANCASTER, Pa. – The Marymount University baseball team had four athletes named to the first-ever All-Atlantic East Conference teams, with seniors Conner Hall, Luke Tyree, and Austin Sizemore and sophomore Ryan Bergenhagen all being named to the first team, the league announced on Monday.
Bergenhagen earned one-of-three starting pitcher spots on the first team, and Hall was honored with the relief pitcher selection.
Bergenhagen led the Saints' pitching staff on the year, finishing first in the Atlantic East with 65 2/3 innings pitched and 58 strikeouts; he also tied for first in the league with seven wins.
He made 16 appearances in 2019, making 12 starts and pitching three complete games. His 4.00 earned-run average led the team and was good for 13th in the conference.
Hall made 16 appearances on the mound, serving as the Saints' closer in many situations. He came away with five saves to lead the team and the Atlantic East, while striking out 38, good for sixth in the conference, in 24 1/3 innings pitched. Hall finished the year with a 4.48 earned-run average, tying for second on the team.
Tyree had his most productive season in blue and white, leading the team in batting average (.377), slugging percentage (.604), hits (60), runs (35), triples (6), home runs (5), and stolen bases (18). He finished in the top 10 in the Atlantic East in all categories, including leading the league in triples and ranking second in stolen bases.
He also finished the year with 27 RBI and a .440 on-base percentage, good for second on the team; his nine doubles ranked fourth on the team.
In the field, Tyree patrolled center field for the Saints, coming away with a perfect fielding percentage (1.000), with 82 put outs and six assists in 88 chances.
Sizemore had a breakout year for the Saints, seeing time at both first base and third base to earn a utility spot on the first team. He ranked fifth in the league with 12 doubles and eighth with 37 RBI; his RBI total led the Saints, while he finished second in doubles.
He added a .303 batting average, tying for fourth on the team, finishing the year with 37 hits, 21 runs scored, two home runs, and one triple. In the field, he notched a .944 fielding percentage, making 107 put outs and 60 assists.
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