GENERAL: Pairs a solid fastball with an outstanding curve...Broke onto the scene as a rookie, emerging as one of the top relievers in the MAAC...Very consistent pitcher who works within himself, and lives down in the zone...Has excellent control, and the right mentality to pitch in late-game situations.
AS A SOPHMORE: Made 17 appearances starting nine times... Threw 64.1 innings, which tied for third most on the team... Posted a 3.92 ERA with 33 strikeouts... Tossed a complete game shutout against Niagara (4/22), striking out four and allowing only eight hits... Went 4-2 in conference play while going seven or more innings in three of his wins.
AS A FRESHMAN: Led the team with a 2.21 ERA and four victories (4-2)...Second on the team with 20 appearances...Had 22 strikeouts and just nine walks in 40.2 innings of work...Limited opponents to a .258 batting average...Posted a 3-2 record and a 1.65 ERA in MAAC games, walking just four batters in 27.1 innings of work...Allowed no earned runs in 13 of 20 appearances, including a stretch of six straight scoreless appearances in conference action...Named MAAC Rookie of the Week (4/16) after working in all three games of the Marist series and allowing just one run.
BEFORE SIENA: A three-sport athlete at Burr & Burrton Academy, playing baseball, soccer, and hockey...The MVP of the school's baseball team as a junior and senior...Also a two-time All-Marble Valley League selection, and captained the squad as a senior.
ROSSI ON LEWICKI: "Eddie is coming off a season where he was one of the staff's conference weekend starters after an exclusive bullpen year his freshman campaign. He did a credible job last year and with a year under his belt as a starter the staff is hoping he has an outstanding Junior season. The coaching staff will look to him to supply leadership and he will again be counted on heavily to make quality starts."
GETTING TO KNOW ED LEWICKI:
Major: History Twitter handle: @eelewicki26 What I like most about Siena College: All of the friends I have made over my last three years What I like most about coach: His motivational speeches Best moment of the previous season: Pitching a complete game shutout at Niagara My biggest fear is: Snakes If I could travel anywhere, I would go to: South Africa and go swimming with sharks
My before game/meet routine: I always have to listen to music before I pitch
My Favorite... Reality TV show: Duck Dynasty Class at Siena College: Spartan History Sports Team: Boston Red Sox Song: "Jump Around" by House of Pain Pro athlete: David Ortiz
Lewicki Career Bests
Debut: at Tulane (2-19-12)
First win: Binghamton (4-2-12)
Strikeouts: 4 - at Marist (4-14-12)