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Baseball Announces Class of 2021

Aug. 2, 2017

EASTON, Pa. - The Lafayette baseball program announced the additions of seven student-athletes to the Class of 2021 on Wednesday morning.

"We are excited to welcome our 2017 recruiting class to College Hill," head coach Joe Kinney said. "This group of young men will fill our needs on the field left by our 2016 graduating seniors and provides depth at all positions."

More information on each of the newest members of Lafayette baseball is available below.

Tyler Faccenda | LHP | Denville, N.J./Morristown Beard School

Honors: 2016, 2017 All-Northwest Jersey Athletic Conference...2016 Daily Record All-Area Team...2016 NJ All-Prep Team...2016 Garden State Underclass Games Participant...2016 Perfect Game All-WWBA Tournament Team.

Bill Russo | 3B/INF | Lebanon, N.J./North Hunterdon

Honors: 2015, 2016, 2017 All-Skylands Conference...2016, 2017 Central Jersey All-Area...2016 Perfect Game Northeast Honorable Mention...2016 Perfect Game Underclass Honorable Mention...member of the National Honors Society.

Michael Landry | INF | Jamison, Pa./La Salle College H.S.

Honors: 2016 All-Catholic League...2016 Iron Explorer Champion...2017 Perfect Game Atlantic Region Honorable Mention.

Colin Hartey | OF | Morgantown, Pa./Twin Valley

Honors: Varsity baseball and basketball team captain...2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 All-Berks Division II...2016 Big 26 participant...2015, 2016 Carpenter Cup participant...2015 Berks Legion All Star...2017 All-Berks Division II Basketball...2016, 2017 Basketball Team MVP...2017 Twin Valley Male Athlete of the Year.



Hunter Silvernail | C | Lafayette, N.J./Pope John XXIII Regional

Honors: 2016, 2017 All-Northwest Jersey Athletic Conference...2016, 2017 All-NJ Herald...2017 Star Ledger Non-Public Team...2016 Perfect Game Underclass Honorable Mention...2016 Perfect Game Northeast Region Honorable Mention...member of Math and Spanish National Honor Society...Delegate for National Academy of Future Scientists and Technologists.

Michael Dunn | RHP | Grove, Ill./Benet Academy

Honors: 2017 All-East Suburban Catholic Conference...2017 Perfect Game Midwest Region Honorable Mention...2016 Chicagoland Classic participant...member of the National Honor Society...National Merit Scholar...Illinois State Scholar.

Gabe Levine | RHP | Gaithersburg, Md./St. John's College H.S.

Honors: 2016 All-Washington Catholic Athletic Conference...member of the National Honor Society.