Sept. 12, 2001
The Brown baseball team reached several national statistical marks during their 2001 campaign. As a team, the Bears finished 17th out of 280 Division I teams in the country in overall batting average by hitting .328. They also swiped enough bases to come in at 22nd in the nation in steals.
The Bears also reached some impressive individual statistical marks. Dan Kantrovitz '01 (St. Louis, MO) finished the year batting .417 which ranked him 23rd in that category. He also ranked 11th in the nation among the toughest hitters to strike out. Freshman All-Ameican Rob Deeb '04 (West St. Paul, MN) came in at number 35 in batting average by hitting .404.
Rick Lynn '02 (Towaco, NJ) ran his way to .76 stolen bases per game which placed him among the nation's top ten in that category.
On the hill, Jonathan Stern '02 (Long Valley, NJ) had a 1.92 ERA which was good for the ninth best mark in the nation. Also, Jim Johnson '01 (Rockville, MD) was 39th in ERA with a 2.59 mark.