The Long Island Titans held their annual college signing day to celebrate their high school seniors that have committed to play college baseball at the Div. I, II, III or Ju-Co level.
In total, 51 players are committed to play at the next level from their Class of 2018. Some of the most notable programs include Vanderbilt, Fordham, Stony Brook, Northeastern, Furman, East Carolina, Creighton and Cornell.
Sixteen of the 51 are Div-I scholarships. Those players are Chris Buehler (LIU Brooklyn), James Cardinale (Hofstra), Jason Coules (Fordham), Anthony D’Onofrio (Hofstra), Mark Faello (Hofstra), Will Feil (Albany), Anthony Fontana (Furman), William Gilbert (Cornell), Mike Handal (Fairfield), Matt Hogan (Vanderbilt), Edward Jarvis (Northeastern), Kyle Johnson (Stony Brook), Tyler Marinaccio (Maine), Logan O’Hoppe (East Carolina), Nick Payero (Seton Hall), Jack Peluso (Creighton) and Liam Pulsipher (Stony Brook).
Mike Handal of Garden City spoke about his experience with the process and also his hopes for 2018 noting, “we have unfinished business with Wantagh and we hope to see them again in Nassau counties and hopefully we’ll be on the other end of it winning.”
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Dom Rutigliano, New Haven-commit, also spoke about his experience. “I visited a lot of schools and a lot of campuses but when I visited New Haven I realized it was a good fit for me and a good program and I liked the coaches so I decided to go there,” he said.
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