May 15, 2013

Moquette and Szatrowski Earn All-Conference Accolades

NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass. – The Little East Conference has named junior outfielder Jamill Moquette (Boston, Mass.) and sophomore starting pitcher Kyle Szatrowski (Agawam, Mass.) Second Team All-Conference honorees as part of the conference's annual postseason honors program.

The postseason accolades mark the first for both Szatrowski and Moquette after leading the Beacons to a fourth place finish in the conference standings.

Moquette's junior season, which saw him take over the starting role in the outfield was highlighted by a team leading 20 stolen bases and 23 walks.  In 135 at-bats, the Boston native recorded a team best 43 hits, seven of which were doubles, one triple, and three homers.  He ended the year with a .319 batting average, which was second best amongst Beacons hitters.  His 20 steals also put him in the top-5 in the Little East Conference, while his mere 16 strikeouts was the lowest when matched-up with the rest of the starting line-up.  Amongst many of Moquette's standout games this season was his 3-for-4 showing, with four RBI and two runs scored in the game one win over UMass Dartmouth on March 30.  That game would kick start a six game hot streak, in which Moquette recorded two more hits in each game.  His biggest game of the year perhaps was his 3-for-6, with five RBI and two runs scored in the opener against Western Connecticut State University in the last doubleheader of the regular season.  In the Little East Conference tournament Moquette was 6-for-12 with two RBI and three runs scored as the Beacons went 1-2 overall.

For Szatrowski, his year as the Beacons number one starter, was highlighted by a career low 2.65 ERA in 57.2 innings of work.  In total the sophomore lefty fanned 26 batters this season and finished the year with a team-best 5-2 record overall.  His first win of the year came after shutting down previously top-10 St. Joseph's College (ME) in Florida after he allowed just two runs on six hits to lead UMB to a 4-2 win.  On the year he would allow just 11 walks of the 21 runs scored against the sophomore, only 17 were earned.  Following the huge win over St. Joseph's Szatrowski was even more impressive as he held Little East opponent UMass Dartmouth and Plymouth State scoreless in a combined 13 innings of work.  In the two victories, Szatrowski allowed a mere 11 hits, while only walking one, and striking out five.