2007 Amherst Baseball Milestones


  • Finished the season at 20-14 overall and 9-3 in NESCAC West Divisional play
  • Won the final seven games of the regular season
  • Qualified for the NESCAC tournament as the #2 seed in the West; defeated Tufts on the first day of the double-elimination tournament, but lost to Williams and Tufts on day two
  • Finished first in the NESCAC in sacrifice bunts (25), second in runs scored (258), third in batting average (.322) and slugging percentage (.431), and tied for third in fielding percentage (.949) and opponents' batting average (.275)


Senior Pitcher Nick Kehoe

  • NESCAC All-Academic
  • Led the NESCAC in strikeouts (57) and strikeouts per game (10.4); finished seventh in opponents' batting average (.233) and eighth in hits allowed per game (8.21) 

    Senior Co-Captain Jared Banner
  • Led Amherst with a .407 batting average 

    Senior Outfielder Tom Scott 
  • Second Team All-NESCAC
  • Finished tied for sixth in the NESCAC in runs scored (32), eighth in on-base percentage (.465), and tied for eighth in stolen bases (9) 

    Junior First Baseman Neal Allar
  • Second Team All-NESCAC
  • Second Team NEIBA All-New England
  • NESCAC All-Academic
  • Named NESCAC Player of the Week for the week of March 19
  • Led the NESCAC in RBIs (43); finished tied for fourth in home runs (6), tied for fifth in hits (46), tied for sixth in runs scored (32), seventh in slugging percentage (.597), eighth in BA w/RISP (.426) and 10th in batting average (.371) 

    Junior Outfielder Evan Bruno
  • NESCAC All-Academic 

    Junior First Baseman Nick Boehm
  • NESCAC All-Academic

    Sophomore Third Baseman Brendan Powers
  • Second Team All-NESCAC
  • Finished fourth in the NESCAC in hits (47), tied for seventh in home runs (5) and tied for ninth in RBIs (30) 

    Sophomore Pitcher Ryan Platzbecker
  • Named NESCAC Pitcher of the Week for week of Apr. 23
  • Finished tied for third in the NESCAC in wins (5) and ninth in strikeouts per game (7.34) 

    First-year Pitcher Teddy Blank
  • Finished fifth in the NESCAC in saves (3)

    First-year Pitcher John D'Angelo
  • Finished fourth in the NESCAC in saves (4)

    First-year Outfielder Will Lawton
  • Finished tied for second in the NESCAC in sacrifice bunts (5)