Chad Gallagher is a redshirt junior from
Mass. The left-hander posted a 6-2 record a season ago in 14 starts with a 4.58
ERA. He led the Red Foxes in victories and starts. Marist won all eight of his
conference starts. Gallagher walked 20 and fanned 38 in 74.2 innings. He made 12
appearances in 2009, all out of the bullpen. He did not pitch in 2008. Gallagher
is a Communications major.
Kyle Putnam is a senior from New Windsor, N.Y. The right-hander was 4-4 in
14 starts in 2010 with a 5.84 ERA. He led the staff with 81.2 innings. Putnam
was Second Team All-MAAC as a sophomore, going 4-4 with one save and a 4.08 ERA.
He tossed three complete games. During his first three years with the Red Foxes,
Putnam has struck out 103 and walked 47 in 187.2 innings.
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March 16, 2011
Spring Break at the Speedway
coming off a weekend sweep of the Richmond Spiders, we packed our bags for
spring break. We boarded a bus destined for Delaware, Maryland, and Washington
D.C., not some exotic place like most of our friends did, as we embarked on an
eight-game trip to play Delaware State, Towson and George Washington. There is
nothing better than being on spring break with your teammates, playing baseball
and traveling up and down the East Coast. We played well at Delaware State to
earn a second straight weekend sweep, bringing our winning streak to six games.
While we were in
Delaware, a couple of us got to get onto the Dover International Speedway. The
Speedway, which holds about 250,000 people, was right down the street from our
hotel. So one night before going out for dinner, we went to explore the sights
that most have us had never seen before. Seeing numerous Major League stadiums
before, we had never seen anything like this arena.
able to navigate around the Speedway was one of the coolest things we have ever
done. Even though we are not on some beach enjoying a normal college student’s
spring break, being on the road playing baseball and doing things like this is
something that many people never get the chance to experience.
After leaving Delaware
we arrived in Towson, Md., for a brief two-game mid-week series with the
Tigers. After Towson, we will head to the nation’s capital to take on George
Washington for a three-game set to conclude the spring break trip.
(photos courtesy of Marist Media Relations Office)