BRIDGEPORT, Conn. – Senior Joseph Broderick of the Queens College baseball team concludes his career with all-region honors, as the pitcher was recognized by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) on Wednesday. Broderick landed on the NCBWA All-East Region Honorable Mention Team as a starting pitcher.
Broderick picks up his first career all-region nod after being named first team all-conference by the East Coast Conference (ECC) last week, his second straight all-conference selection.
The senior right-hander finished fifth in program history with a career-high 73 strikeouts this season. He averaged 9.76 strikeouts per nine innings and had double-digit strikeouts in three games. Broderick went 5-5 with a 4.28 ERA over 67.1 innings pitched, while tossing four complete games.
Broderick ranked among the top 10 in the ECC this season in strikeouts, strikeouts per nine innings, wins, ERA and complete games. He was named ECC Player of the Week on April 3 after leading Queens to a 5-0 road win over ECC Regular Season Champion St. Thomas Aquinas College (STAC), firing eight shutout innings and giving up just two hits, while ringing up eight. He struck out a career-high 13 batters in a win at Pace University on March 21, and again shut down STAC on April 26, throwing a one-run complete game in a 2-1 victory.
The West Islip, N.Y., product finished his four-year career with 197 strikeouts, 11 wins, seven complete games and a 3.86 ERA.