2004 Journalists


Kyle Brown, Le Moyne College

Kyle Brown is a senior outfielder at Le Moyne of the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference. In helping the Dolphins to last year’s NCAA Regionals in Wilson, N.C., Brown batted .338 with four homers, 24 RBI and swiped 25 bases in 27 attempts. Brown, from Schenectady, N.Y., was ranked 48th in Baseball America’s pro prospect list for the senior class. He is a sociology major.


Kevin Cooney, Florida Atlantic

Kevin Cooney is entering his 17th season as head coach at FAU and 21st overall. Each week, he’ll share some of the highs and lows of running a college baseball program - one that continues to grow as a national power. Cooney, who starred as a pitcher before taking Montclair State to a Division III national title, has guided the Blue Wave to a 226-89 record and four NCAA Regionals the past five years.


P.J. Pilittere, Cal State Fullerton

P.J. Pilittere is a fifth-year senior catcher at Cal State Fullerton. He capped an outstanding 2003 season with a spot on the College World Series all-tournament team by hitting .500 (6-12) with three extra-base hits and three RBI in four games. A native of Walnut, Calif., Pilittere is a broadcast journalism major and hopes to pursue a career in television broadcasting.


Jeremy Sowers, Vanderbilt University

Jeremy Sowers is a junior lefty at Vanderbilt, who chose to pitch for the Commodores despite being the 20th overall pick out of high school by the Cincinnati Reds. Regarded as one of the elite pitchers in the country, Sowers went 7-5 with a 2.50 ERA in 115 innings with 123 strikeouts and 29 walks as a sophomore, going 7-0 with a 2.11 ERA in his last nine starts.


2010 Journals: Kyle Livingstone, Texas State; Cory Luckie, Auburn; DJ Mauldin, Cal Poly; Kevin McKague, Army

2009 Journals: Pat Colwell, San Diego State; Michael Earley, Indiana; Ruairi O'Connor, Florida State; Keith Shinaberry, Texas; Dan Spencer, Texas Tech

2008 Journals: Matt Carpenter, TCU; Kevin Cooney, Florida Atlantic; Jerrod Farley, Norfolk State; Logan Gelbrich, San Diego; Zach Miller, Ole Miss; Ty Pryor, Ole Miss

2007 Journals: Erik Bird, Nebraska; Drew Davis, Elon; Jeremy Farrell, Virginia; Dan Spencer, Oregon State; Brad Winter, Kent State

2006 Journals: Kevin Coker, Southern Miss; Kevin Cooney, Florida Atlantic; Greg Lopez, Notre Dame; Brandon McArthur, Florida; Jon Mueller, Albany; Joe Persichina, Arizona State

2005 Journals: Kevin Cooney, Florida Atlantic; Ryan LaMotta, Baylor; Jon Mueller, Albany; Mike Trapani, Georgia Tech

2003 Journals: Steve Englert, Boston College; Ryan Johnson, Wake Forest