Anthony Del Prete named Head Baseball Coach at Suffolk University
Anthony Del Prete has been named Head Baseball Coach at Suffolk University for the 2015 season. Del Prete will also serve as the department’s Associate Director of Athletics.
Del Prete will replace Cary McConnell, who relinquished the role as he was named the University’s Director of Athletics. He becomes just the sixth baseball coach in the program’s sixty eight year history.
Del Prete has served as an assistant coach at Suffolk for the past 10 seasons. In 2014 he was promoted to Associate Head Coach as Suffolk won their program’s second Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Division-III New England Championship. Del Prete also served as an assistant in 2005 and 2009, seasons in which Suffolk advanced to two of the program’s four NCAA Tournament appearances with Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) championships.
He takes over the program of his alma mater in which he graduated in 2004. In four seasons on the mound at Suffolk he recorded a 21-11 overall record helping guide the Rams to a 2002 NCAA Tournament appearance in which he was named Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) Tournament MVP, the conference Pitcher of the Year and an New England Intercollegiate Baseball Association (NEIBA) All-Region selection. He pitched for the Orleans Cardinals of the Cape Cod Baseball League in the summer of 2002 and served as closer for the Columbus All-Americans of the Great Lakes Summer League during their championship season in 2003. After his time at Suffolk, Del Prete had a brief stint with the North Shore Spirit of the independent CanAm League. In 2005, he signed with the Evansville Otters of the Frontier League. Del Prete spent 3 seasons playing professionally in Evansville (IN) helping the Otters win their franchise’s first and only league championship in 2006. He is ninth all-time in appearances (74) for the franchise. Del Prete has also travelled overseas to play as he spent the winter of 2005 in Perth, Western Australia pitching for the Melville Braves of the Western Australia State League with stops in Antwerp, Belgium (2002) and Cuba (2011) in between.
Following his playing career, Del Prete completed his Master’s Degree in Administration of Higher Education at Suffolk where he served as the department’s graduate assistant.
Since 2008, Del Prete has served as the institution’s Sports Information Director. He has overseen all media relations and publicity of the athletics programs while maintaining the department’s website. He also served as an advisory member for the institution’s athletic review committee in 2014.
Alongside his baseball responsibilities, Del Prete will also serve as the department’s Associate Director of Athletics. He will oversee the marketing and promotion of the athletics programs, serve as the department’s compliance and recruiting coordinator and also handle scheduling for the varsity intercollegiate men’s sports teams.
Del Prete is a native of East Boston in which he still currently resides.
East Boston Mens Hockey league
East Boston Men’s Hockey League (EBMHL) Week 13 scores and stats:
Preston Properties Dismantles Milano’s Deli. Last Tuesday night in the EBMHL, Prestin Properties and their captain Marc Lanzilli, took out their recent frustrations on the 1st place Milano’s Deli. Preston’s Mike Mondello led the way with his 8 pt. evening, 7 of which were goals earning him the EBMHL PLAYER OF THE WEEK honors. Congrats Mike.
PRESTON PROPERTIES 11, MILANO’S DELI 5
PP: Mike Mondello 7 G, 1 A., Mike Russo 3 G, 3 A, Jay Rizzo 1 G, 5 A
M: Peter Hanlon/Brendan Bonito/Matt Fraser 1 G, 1 A each, Rob Bulla/Vinny Schettino goal each
EBYC 7, JC DETAILING 3
EBYC: Charlie Daniels 3 A, J. Arinella/D. Arinella 1 G, 1 A each, Jay Powers 1 G, 2 A, Ralph Guarino 1 G, 1 A, Rod Griffith/Yano Amara/John Lloyd goal each..
JC: Matt Armata 2 G, Mike Marcinkowski1 G, 1 A
CARLO BASILE 5, MOSCA SQUAD 4
CB: David Berardinelli 3 G…Neil Lister 2 G
MOSCA: Ryan Moran/David Preston 1 G, 1 A each, Dom Dimarzo/Sid Fernandez goal each.
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