Mike DiBiase '12 Named to NEIBA All-New England Team

 

Providence, RI - Sophomore designated hitter Mike DiBiase has earned a spot on the NEIBA All-England Second Team, recognizing the outstanding individual 2010 season he had for Brown.  DiBiase will join other top players from around the region in the NEIBA All-Star Game, to be played at Fenway Park on Sunday, June 6, at 3:00 p.m.

DiBiase, a First Team All-Ivy selection this year, showed terrific improvement in his second season in a Brown uniform, earning a regular spot in the batting order as a first baseman and designated hitter.  The sophomore finished fifth on the team in average, hitting .326 for the year, and added eight home runs, good for third on the team.  DiBiase was also second among Brown players with 12 doubles, and scored 27 runs while bringing in 34.  He also drew an impressive 22 walks to push his on base percentage to .435, and recorded a second consecutive season without making an error, notching a perfect 1.000 fielding percentage.

 

DIVISION I FIRST TEAM
Player, Year, School    Pos.
Joe Mercurio, Sr., Maine    C
Mike Nemeth, Jr., Connecticut    1B
Tucker Nathans, Jr., Fairfield    2B
Mike Olt, Jr., Connecticut    3B
Sean Allaire, Sr., Central Connecticut    SS
Pat Epps, Jr., Central Connecticut    OF
John Spatola, Sr., Boston College    OF
George Springer, So., Connecticut    OF
Kyle Borden, Jr., Rhode Island    DH
Matt Barnes, So., Connecticut    SP
Brent Almeida, Sr., Bryant    SP
Peter Kelich, Fr., Bryant    SP
Mark Andrews, Jr., Bryant    RP

DIVISION I SECOND TEAM
Player, Year, School    Pos
Jeff Vigurs, Sr., Bryant    C
Jeff Heppner, Sr., Sacred Heart    C
Mickey Wiswall, Jr., Boston College    1B
Pierre LePage, Jr., Connecticut    2B
Matt Perry, Sr., Holy Cross    3B
Nick Ahmed, So., Connecticut    SS
Taylor Lewis, So., Maine    OF
Nick Ciardiello, Jr., Holy Cross    OF
Nick Campbell, Sr., Bryant    OF
Mike Drowne, Sr., Sacred Heart    OF
Mike DiBiase, So., Brown    DH
Elliot Glynn, Jr., Connecticut    SP
Dan Rossignol, Sr., Rhode Island    SP
Jared Balbach, Gr., Sacred Heart    SP
Cole Sulser, So., Dartmouth    RP


COACH OF THE YEAR:  Jim Penders, Connecticut