February 8, 2011
Junior Matt Bartolomei Named To The 2011 Preseason National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) All-East Region Team
Bridgeport, Conn.-University of Bridgeport junior right-hander Matt Bartolomei (Stratford, Conn./Notre Dame of Fairfield HS) has been named to the 2011 Preseason National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) All-East Region Team as a relief pitcher.
A 2010 First Team All-East Coast Conference selection in 2010, Bartolomei led the Purple Knights in appearances last season with 17 as he compiled a 4-3 record with one save and a 3.86 earned run average. Matt finished second on the team in strike outs with 30 and was third in innings pitched with 42.0 in 2010. He also walked only nine batters the entire season.
The University of Bridgeport baseball team will open its 2011 schedule on March 12th with a doubleheader against Assumption College on the team's Spring Trip to Florida.