Central Islip, NY - Molloy College senior shortstop Patrick Walsh (Bellmore, New York) has been tabbed the 2009 East Coast Conference Baseball Scholar-Athlete of the Year.
Majoring in mathematics education, Walsh has compiled a 3.79 GPA during his tenure at Molloy. An ECC All-Conference First Team selection, Walsh was second in the conference in runs scored (41), sixth in stolen bases (18) and 10th in on-base percentage (.297). He amassed a .248 batting average and was named to the NCBWA All-East Region Second Team.
East Coast Conference Scholar-Athlete of Year Award recipients are nominated by their institution and voted upon by the Faculty Athletic Representatives from each ECC institution.
Peter Barrows (So., Bridgeport)
Brian Ferguson (So., Dowling)
Robert Gorvetzian (Sr., Concordia)
Thomas Harper (Sr., Adelphi)
Daniel Kupec (Sr., Queens)
Matt Matkovich (Sr., STAC)
Chris Pannullo (Sr., Mercy)
Brian Saldana (Jr., C.W. Post)