La Roche Predicted to Defend AMCC Championship Crown, Sauer and Tunstall are Players to Watch

La Roche Predicted to Defend AMCC Championship Crown, Sauer and Tunstall are Players to Watch

The Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference baseball coaches have once again selected La Roche College, five-time AMCC champions, to defend their conference crown in 2018. Penn St. Behrend is expected to finish second, while coaches look for Penn State Altoona to round out the top three.

Starting pitchers Regis Sauer and Nick Tunstall were selected as AMCC Preseason Players to Watch.

Senior RHP Regis Sauer (Pittsburgh, PA/Brashear)…AMCC third team all-Conference selection in 2015 and 2017…Second team all-conference in 2016…ABCA/Rawlings All-Region second team in 2016...D3Baseball All-Region third team…Led the AMCC in wins…Ranked eighth in AMCC in ERA…Ranked 10th in nation in wins.

Junior LHP Nick Tunstall (Pittsburgh, PA/North Catholic)…2017 AMCC Pitcher of the Year…AMCC first team all-conference selection…Did not allow a run against AMCC competition…Led AMCC with 1.44 ERA…Seventh in batting average against.

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