The second anual Knights baseball Alumni Day featuring a home run derby, alumni game and barbeque was held on Sunday, October 19, from 2:00 to 6:30 pm. This was NECC’s second baseball alumni day. More than 17 alumni and their parents and families attended. Players from 2003, 2005, as well as members of NECC’s NJCAA Division III World Series teams of 2012, 2013, and 2014 attended.
Alumnus and former baseball standout Dan Bonito won the home run derby with three homeruns over the right field fence. Former NECC coach Chris Shanahan, who coached during the 2012 World Series attended and coached the alumni team.
“It was a wonderful day with a lot of memory sharing,” said Sue MacAvoy, NECC Athletic Director. “Everyone had a great time. The day ended with a BBQ. Current and former players sat together and shared stories.”