May 29, 2012
Chestnut Hill, Mass. - Senior Anthony Melchionda and sophomore Tom Bourdon of the Boston College baseball team were named to the New England Intercollegiate Baseball Association's (NEIBA) All-Star First Team on Monday. The 38th Annual All-Star game is scheduled for June 4 at LeLacheur Park in Lowell, Mass at 7 p.m.
Both players were All-Atlantic Coast Conference Second-Team selections in 2012. Melchionda, a shortstop from Braintree, Mass., started in 53 games for the Eagles in 2012 and was named ACC Player of the Week twice. He led the team in runs scored (39) and was second in batting average (.310), slugging percentage (.476), on- base percentage (.389), hits (65), RBIs (35), doubles (17), multiple-hit games (21) and tied for second with six home runs. He finished his career with 205 hits, tied for sixth in BC record books, and 117 RBIs, tied for ninth.
Bourdon, a centerfielder from Simsbury, Conn., led the Eagles in batting (.324), slugging percentage (.529), hits (79), RBIs (37), doubles, (18), home runs (10), total bases (129) and multiple-hit games (22). Both he and Melchionda tied for the most multiple-RBI games with eight. His 79 hits on the year tied for fourth on BC's single-season list.
Connecticut and Rhode Island led all teams with five total selections each while Northeastern followed close behind with four selections.
Division I All-Stars
C - Jon Leroux, JR, Northeastern
1B - Jeff Cammans, SR, Rhode Island
2B - LJ Mazzilli, JR, Connecticut
3B - Ryan Fuller, SR, Connecticut
SS - Anthony Melchionda, SR, Boston College
OF - Tom Bourdon, SO, Boston College
OF - Billy Ferriter, JR, Connecticut
OF - Jeff Roy, SO, Rhode Island
DH - Dan Perez, SO, Sacred Heat
P - Peter Kelich, JR, Bryant
P - Joe Popielarczyk, SR, Massachusetts
P - Nate Koneski, SR, Holy Cross
P - Scott Oberg, JR, Connecticut
C - Milan Adams, SR, Rhode Island
1B - Tyler McIntyre, JR, Central Connecticut
2B - Jason Vosler, FR, Northeastern
3B - Simon Kudernatsch, SR, Hartford
SS - Mike Fransoso, JR, Maine
OF - Jake Carlson, SR, Dartmouth
OF - Aaron Barbosa, SO, Northeastern
OF - JP Sportman, SO, Central Connecticut
DH - Pat Quinn, SO, Rhode Island
P - Anthony Marzi, SO, Connecticut
P - Sean Furney, JR, Rhode Island
P - Andrew Leenhouts, SR, Northeastern
P - John Colella, JR, Holy Cross