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mtg1515@msn.com

DAN NICOLL SIGNS WITH HAMPDEN-SYDNEY

Dan Nicoll, a three year Varsity starting pitcher for Bishop Ireton has signed with Hampden-Sydney College.  Hampden-Sydney, a well respected private college in Virginia founded in 1775, is the 10th oldest college in the USA.  The HSC Tigers play in the competitive Old Dominion Athletic Conference, last capturing the ODAC Championship in 2005.  Congratulations to Dan and the Nicoll family!

RABIEJ HEADING TO HAMPDEN-SYDNEY

Looks like Hampden-Sydney College will be rich with BI Cardinal pitching talent as Luke Rabiej, a two year starting southpaw pitcher for Bishop Ireton, has decided to join his teammate by signing on to pitch for the HSC Tigers.  Congratulations to Luke and the Rabiej family!  

CK KRAFT GETTYSBURG BOUND

CK Kraft, a three sport starting Varsity athlete for the Bishop Ireton Cardinals, has signed to play next year with Gettysburg College.  Since its founding in 1832, the College has upheld a rigorous commitment to the liberal arts.  The Gettysburg Bullets are a founding member of the Centennial Conference, one of the premier conferences for Division III athletics.  Congratulations to CK and the Kraft family!  

ZARE FROM CHESAPEAKE COLLEGE TO UMW

Frankie Zare, a four year starting infielder for the Bishop Ireton Cardinals, signed to play baseball in the spring of 2010 with Chesapeake College.  Chesapeake is a Division 1 JUCO located in Wye Mills, MD.  The "Skipjacks" reached the NJCAA World Series in 2005. 

After playing middle infield for two years and graduating from Chesapeake CC, Frankie is signed and ready to play for the University of Mary Washington "Eagles", in Fredericksburg, VA.  Congratulations to the Zare family!

JOHN ROBERTSON NAMED 1ST TEAM ALL-MET!!!

John Robertson was named to First Team All-Met in the Washington Post.  Robertson will be attending Clemson University this Fall.   Congratulations John!!! 

See John's Interview by clicking below! 

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/sports/hssports/longterm/allmets/spring09/baseball/index.html#t1 

Get off your Tailfeathers and root for your Cardinals!!!

JOHN ROBERTSON NAMED TO WCAC 1st TEAM!

ROBERTSON AND 3 OTHER SENIORS NAMED TO WCAC TEAMS

John Robertson (Clemson), BI Senior and "Mr. Consistency" all season for the Cardinal baseball team, was aptly named to the WCAC 1st team as Pitcher.  A very deserving honor for Robertson, who was the Cardinal's leading pitcher and hitter this past season!

Dan Nicoll (Hampden-Sydney), BI's "Gunslinger" Pitcher; and CK Kraft (Gettysburg), the Card's "Sparkplug" Outfielder; were honored to the WCAC 2nd team.  Luke Rabiej (Hampden-Sydney), a BI southpaw Pitcher / Outfielder / DH,  was selected to the WCAC 3rd team as a Utility player.

Matt Welch (Virginia Tech), Catcher; Drew Lichtenberger (Virginia Tech), Second base; and Frankie Zare (Chesapeake), Shortstop; were Honorable Mention. 

All 7 players are BI Seniors and have played large roles the past few years for Coach Mike Gallagher -- Congratulations to all!!!   

2009 RANKINGS -- READ ALL ABOUT IT!!!

IRETON QUALIFIES FOR VA STATE TOURNAMENT!

Click below for info and final standings on the VISAA tourney:

http://www.visaa.org/documents/1179/VISAA_Baseball_State_Tournament_2009.doc

http://www.visaa.org/documents/1178/VISAA_Baseball_Division_1_Poll_#5.doc

Click below & then the VISAA D1 Baseball Poll - MAY 6 

http://www.visaa.org/dynamicPage.jsp?pageName=123981141970369&category=120860080271852

#4 DCSPORTSFAN.COM (4/14/09)

 http://www.dcsportsfan.com/article.aspx?aid=2742 

#3 DCSPORTSFAN.COM (4/7/09)

 http://www.dcsportsfan.com/article.aspx?aid=2728

#1 DCSPORTSFAN.COM (3/31/09) - METRO PRIVATE SCHOOLS

http://dcsportsfan.com/article.aspx?aid=2713

#6 WASHINGTON POST (4/3/09) METRO AREA

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/04/02/AR2009040203752.html 

IN THE NEWS:

http://www.connectionnewspapers.com/articleprint.asp?article=326919&paper=59&cat=105

John Robertson, BI Senior, named Alexandria Sportsman Club Spring Sports Players of the month!  Congratulations to John and family!

CARDINAL BASEBALL ALUMNI:

Kevin O'Keefe, 1B / P, Class '08, Moravian College

 http://www.moravian.edu/athletics/baseball/index.htm

O'Keefe named to 2009 All-Landmark Baseball First Team as a Freshman!

1B - Kevin O'Keefe, Moravian College, Fr, Alexandria, VA (Bishop Ireton)

http://www.landmarkconference.org/sports/bsb/2008-09/news/LCbase_allconference_5_11_09

Matt Boucher, 3B, Class '06, Washington College   

http://www.washingtoncollegesports.com/mbaseball

Boucher named to Centennial Conference Academic Honor Roll - 2nd Year in a row!

 http://www.washingtoncollegesports.com/otherreleases/09springacadhonor.html

Roland Haskins, OF, Class '06, Newberry College  http://newberryathleticsite.com/sport.asp?sportID=1 

Billy Robbett, P, Class '05, Catholic University  http://www.cuacardinals.com/sports/bsb/index

MIKE GALLAGHER - Head Varsity Coach

mtg1515@msn.com
571-233-3734
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