Row 1: Brian Coughlin, Jim Willis, Derek Randell, Jeff May, Anthony Cervini, Bat Boy TJ McKenna, Anthony Bocchino, Phillip Toscano, Jeff Tafuto, Ryan Brady, Anthony Ambrosini
Row 2: Tim Bittner, Head Coach John Szefc, Steven O’Sullivan, Assistant Coach Mark Barron, Vincent Roma, Kevin Ool, Kevin Perrucci, Ken Catino, Mark Norton, Chuck Bechtel, Jason Collichio, Brad Newton, Ryan Kondratowicz, Alberto Reyes, Andrew Lobb, Ben Cueto, Assistant Coach Chris Webb, Assistant Coach Jim Tyrrell, Athletic Trainer Kristen Monahan
MAAC Championship Recap
Marist set a new regular season record for wins in 2002 with 30 and the Red Foxes swept through the MAAC Tournament winning the conference championship as well as earning its second trip to the NCAA Tournament. The Red Foxes had two All-America nominees in Bocchino (.404 batting average and 90 hits) and freshman Kevin Ool (6-4, 2.42 ERA). Marist finished with a then program-best 33-19-2 record.
NCAA Championship Recap
The Red Foxes reached new heights in success while the team competed in the NCAA Tournament in Lafayette, Louisiana. It notched the program's first NCAA Tournament victory with a 6-5 win over McNesse State and took top-seeded East Carolina to 11 innings before they fell 8-7. Senior catcher Anthony Ambrosini and sophomore Anthony Bocchino were both named to the All-Regional Team.