Wolves Earn Five All-Conference Baseball Selections

Left to Right: Dakota Skinner, Ryan Caroway, John Rizzo, Dan Bamann, Alec Bowie
Left to Right: Dakota Skinner, Ryan Caroway, John Rizzo, Dan Bamann, Alec Bowie

GANSEVOORT, N.Y. — The North Eastern Athletic Conference announced their Baseball All-Conference Teams and Awards on Wednesday. Keuka College led all schools with five student-athletes being named all-conference.

Leading the way for the Green and Gold was shortstop John Rizzo. The senior was the lone wolf named to the first team. Being named Second Team All-Conference was Ryan Caroway, Dan Bamann, Dakota Skinner, and Alec Bowie.

John Rizzo has had a standout senior season for Keuka College. He leads the Wolves with 45 hits and a .417 batting average, ranking the top 10 in the NEAC in both categories. Rizzo set a new school record with 5 triples and 29 walks this season. Rizzo's .550 on-base percentage is second best in the conference.

Senior pitcher Ryan Caroway has led the Keuka College pitching staff this season. He has a team-high four wins, 46 innings pitched, and 31 strikeouts. During the season, Caroway set a new Keuka College record for innings pitched in a career and tied the career wins record. Splitting time between third base and catcher, junior Dan Bamann had a career season for the Wolves. He ranked third in hits and batting average for Keuka College. Bamann tied for the team-lead with eight doubles and second on the team with 23 runs batted in this season.

For the second time in his career, Dakota Skinner was named all-conference. The senior was second on the team in hitting and ranked ninth in the conference with 44 hits. Rounding out the selections for Keuka College as senior outfielder Alec Bowie. He had 31 hits on the season with 24 of those coming in North Eastern Athletic Conference play. Bowie also posted a perfect fielding percentage, recording 61 putouts in the outfield in his 61 chances.

The Keuka College Baseball team defeated Lancaster Bible College 5-4 on Tuesday in the first round of the conference tournament. The Wolves advance to the final four which starts this Friday. Keuka College will face top seed and tournament host Penn St.-Berks at noon.