October 14, 2004

2004 Season Highlights

Oct. 14, 2004

  • MIT enjoyed its best season in eight years, finishing three games above .500 for the first time since 1996.
  • The squad also set a new Institute mark for homeruns in a game, tallying five against Wentworth on April 20.
  • Junior Mike Batty and sophomores Wayne Duggan and Kyle Zeller copped NEWMAC All-Conference Second Team honors. Senior Doug Allaire, juniors Aaron Kent, Inhan King, Ryan Roberts, and sophomore Warren Bates represented Tech on the NEWMAC All- Academic Team.
  • The Engineers had wins over regular season NEWMAC champion Wheaton (3-2, 11 innings) and NEWMAC tournament champion Babson (7-3).
  • Senior Doug Allaire led the Conference in stolen bases per game (0.50) while ranking second in stolen bases (13).
  • Junior pitcher/infielder Mike Batty had a solid season for Tech, tallying a team-high four wins from the mound as well as ranking fifth in the NEWMAC in ERA (3.31). He totaled a batting average of .304 and had only five errors at shortstop.
  • During the Engineers' spring training trip to Clearwater, Fla., the team posted an 18-17 come-from-behind win over Union. The Cardinal Red and Silver Gray notched six runs in the eighth inning and then added three more in the ninth.