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Late Runs lead Hawkeyes past Nittany Lions
Nittany Lions to play first B1G series at Maryland
Career day for senior catcher, strong starting debut for Bates
Nittany Lions conclude longest homestand of the year
Nittany Lions scheduled to play next eight at home
Season: Pitched 26 2/3 innings over 17 appearances with three starts before an injury ended season. At No. 1 TCU (2/19): Made first appearance with two innings in relief, surrendering one run. Vs. Xavier (2/25): Pitched 1 1/3 innings in relief and picked up first two strikeouts. At Sacramento State (3/11): Made first career start pitching 3 2/3 innings with no earned runs and a pair of strikeouts, allowing only an unearned run on two hits and two walks. At Delaware (3/19): Started and pitched 4 1/3 innings allowing just four hits, two walks, one run, and striking out one. Cornell (3/29): Returned to bullpen and pitched a perfect inning in relief. At No. 22 Michigan (4/2): Pitched two perfect innings in relief. Pittsburgh (4/18): Pitched a perfect inning with two strikeouts. Northwestern (4/21): Pitched an inning and 2/3 allowing two runs on three hits and struck out two.
Four-year letterwinner at pitcher and shortstop under head coach Jim Brown at Belmont High School ... Rated as the second-best RHP in Massachusetts and in the Top 500 in the nation according to Perfect Game ... Named 2016 Massachusetts Coaches Association Player of the Year and to the all-state team ...† Posted over 250 strikeouts in his career and had a school record 107 hits ... Posted a 0.88 ERA and 98 strikeouts as a junior ... Named Two-time Middlesex League MVP ... Three-time all-conference selection ... Two-time MBCA All-Star and 2015 All-Star Game MVP ... Two-time Boston Globe and Boston Herald All-Scholastic ... Team captain as a junior and senior ... Played travel baseball with Team Boston ... Also a three-year basketball letterwinner and all-conference pick and team captain as a senior ... Honor Roll student 15 out of 16 quarters.
Full name is Cole Arthur Bartels ... Born June 11, 1998 in Boston, Mass. ... Parents are Don Bartels and Julia Shaw ... Intends to major in advertising/public relations.