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Marco Baratta ’16 Named a First Team All-ECAC Selection

Photo by Lianne Yun '18
Photo by Lianne Yun '18

ECAC RELEASE

Danbury, Conn. - Wesleyan University baseball player Marco Baratta '16 was honored by the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) recently, and was named to the 2016 Division III New England Baseball All-ECAC First Team.

Baratta, who was also named to the D3Baseball.com and NEIBA All-Region First Teams, as well as being named the NESCAC Baseball Player of the Year, capped his career with a conference leading .434 batting average, while his 40 RBIs ranked second in the league. He also registered a .643 slugging percentage and a .526 on base percentage.

Wesleyan wrapped up the 2016 campaign with a 23-12 record and a 7-5 record in the NESCAC West, which earned them the top seed in the division for the fourth straight season. The Cardinals fell just short of defending their back-to-back NESCAC Championship titles.