Mark Quaranta and Mo Moriarty Earn Second Team All-NEC Honors

Mark Quaranta and Mo Moriarty Earn Second Team All-NEC Honors

Juniors Mark Quaranta (Virginia Beach, Va./Loyola Blakefield [Md.]) and Mo Moriarty (Dumfries, Va./Potomac) have been named Second Team All-Northeast Conference.

Quaranta earns Second Team All-NEC honors at the catcher position after leading the Mount with a .333 average this season.  He added 30 runs scored, 12 doubles, four home runs and 34 RBI while having a .458 slugging percentage and a .405 on-base percentage for the year.  For his career, Quaranta is a .323 hitter, tied for 10th all-time at the Mount.  He is the first Mount catcher to earn All-NEC honors since Stephan Fay was Second Team All-NEC in 2006.

Moriarty was named Second Team All-NEC at the utility position.  The junior split his time between right field, center field and the designated hitter spot this year, posting a .302 average with five doubles, two home runs and 14 RBI.  Moriarty was the Mount's top hitter in NEC play, tallying a .312 average with a .442 slugging percentage and a .360 on-base mark.

This is the third consecutive season that the Mount has had a player earn All-NEC honors at the utility spot.  Mike Matta was Second Team All-NEC at the utility position in 2010 while Andrew Caron was First Team All-NEC last year.

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