MAY 12, 2004
JENKINS, LORINGER NAMED ALL-FREEDOM
CONFERENCE IN BASEBALL
(Bankit Named Rookie of the Year)
WILKES-BARRE -- After leading the
King's College baseball team, to a second-place finish in the
regular-season, a pair of Monarch players have been named to the 2004
All-Freedom Conference squad.
Selected to the second-team were senior
third-baseman Charlie Jenkins (Binghamton, NY/Binghamton), along
with senior pitcher Matt Loringer (Delran/Delran). Additionally,
King's freshman pitcher Paul Bankit (Stroudsburg/Stroudsburg) was
named the Freedom Conference "Rookie of the Year".
The trio led King's a 19-18-1 record
and the program's first post-season appearance since 1996.
A four-year starter, Jenkins led the
Monarchs in batting with a .406 average and set a King's single-season
record with 56 base hits in 138 at bats. The Monarch standout also added
12 doubles, four home runs, two triples, 38 RBI, and scored 28 runs on the
Another four-year performer, Loringer
posted a 6-4 record with a 3.14 ERA and 41 strikeouts in 77 and one-third
innings of work. Loringer topped the Monarchs in appearances (12), starts
(10), and complete games (9) while also finishing first in innings pitched
and second in ERA and strikeouts.
Bankit, meanwhile became a welcome
addition to the Monarchs rotation as the freshman hurler went 4-3 with a
4.24 ERA and 33 strikeouts in 57 and one-third innings pitched. Bankit was
second on the squad in both innings pitched and appearances.