SCF Baseball State Champs Recognized by SCF District Board of Trustees

(Bradenton, Fla., May 19, 2010) — State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) baseball team was recognized by the SCF District Board of Trustees at a May meeting for winning the Suncoast Conference Championship and FCCAA/NJCAA Gulf District State Tournament.

SCF Manatees will advance to the JUCO World Series in Grand Junction, Colorado, on May 29-June 5. The team’s overall record is 37-13.

The state championship is SCF’s 13th state title and Head Baseball Coach Tim Hill’s sixth state title. Hill was named FCCAA/NJCAA Gulf District Coach of the Year.

SCF team member Alex Burgos was named FCCAA All-Tournament Most Outstanding Pitcher and Anthony Figliolia was named FCCAA All-Tournament Most Outstanding Player. Figliolia also was named to the FCCAA All-Tournament Team.

Individual team members who won multiple awards were:

• Burgos, FCCAA All-State First-Team Pitcher; FCCAA All-Tournament Team; Suncoast Conference First-Team Pitcher; and Suncoast Conference Pitcher of the Year.

• Austin Chubb, FCCAA All-Tournament Team and Suncoast All-Conference First-Team Catcher.

• Paul Stortini, FCCAA All-Tournament Team and Suncoast All-Conference Second-Team Outfielder.

• Bobby Dixon, FCCAA All-State Fireman of the Year and Suncoast Conference Fireman of the Year.

Other individual team honors were: B.J. Zimmerman, FCCAA All-Tournament Team; Hunter Ovens, Suncoast All-Conference First-Team Outfielder; Josh Renfro, Suncoast All-Conference Second-Team Pitcher; Steven Leasure, Suncoast All-Conference Second-Team Pitcher; and Tyler Rocklein, Suncoast All-Conference Second-Team Outfielder.

SCF Baseball team members
SCF baseball team members Alex Burgos, Bobby Dixon,
Anthony Figliolia, Paul Stortini, Austin Chubb, SCF Board Chairman
Steve Harner, SCF Head Baseball Coach Tim Hill Sr., SCF President
Dr. Lars A. Hafner, B.J. Zimmerman, Josh Renfro, Tyler Rocklein,
Steven Leasure.

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