New Hope-Solebury Baseball Preview


Coach: Tony Vlahovic, head coach 16 yrs

Assistant coaches: Mike Coryell and John Pecora

Last year’s record: 7-13

Key returners: Brooks Saft 12th / C- committed to Babson College, Tyler Corino 12th/ P- committed to Washington College, Nate Klossner 12th/ OF

Others to watch: Sam Morrin 11th/INF, Kiernan Patel 10th/ INF, Charlie Plebani 10th/ INF, Joel Carmenini 11th/ OF, John Whelan 11th/ P, INF, Joe Rickard 10th/OF, Blake McCagg 9th / INF, P

Strengths/Question Marks:  Our strength is our fundamentals on defense. We need to fill some vacancies in our lineup with some of our younger players and improve our quality at bats throughout our lineup.

Outlook:NHS will be a competitive young team battling in a tough Freedom Division. Brooks Saft, a four-year starter behind the plate is a big part of our defensive success.  He has been an outstanding leader and will continue his playing career at Babson College.  Tyler Corino, a three-year starter, has taken the ball in every tough matchup over his high school career.  He will continue his playing career at Washington College.  Nate Klossner, a three-year outfielder, has played all three outfield positions.  We will count on our younger players developing their baseball IQ and contributing to a competitive season.”