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Christopher Palmiero of Patterson Earns RPI Baseball Year-End Award
TROY, NY (05/16/2017)– Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) student-athlete Christopher Palmiero of Patterson 12563 has been selected to the Liberty League for an outstanding season in baseball.
Palmiero, a freshman righthander who was named to the Second Team, went 3-2 with a team-best 2.40 earned run average in 10 games (7 starts). Pitching one complete game shutout, he gave up 14 runs (12 earned) in 45.0 innings, he had 47 strikeouts and 14 walks, with a .247 opponent average. The only conference pitcher to beat RIT this season, Palmiero went 3-1 with a 2.45 ERA in five Liberty League starts. The Carmel High School graduate gave up 25 hits in 29.1 innings, picking up 25 strikeouts, while walking 11.
The Engineers went 18-21 this season, including a 10-11 mark in Liberty League play.
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