ARDSLEY, N.Y. -- Ardsley High School graduate Brendan McNerney was among the Liberty League year-end award winners for baseball, one of six Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute student-athletes recognized.
The freshman right-hander was named "first team." McNerney went 6-2 with a team-low 2.66 earned run average in 13 pitching appearances including 10 starts this season. He led the club with four complete games and two shutouts, allowing 50 hits in 61 innings. He struck out 48 and walked 31, with a .225 opponent batting average. In six Liberty League starts, McNerney was a perfect 6-0 with a 1.72 ERA.
The former Ardsley High standout had four complete games and two shutouts, while giving up 29 hits in 42 innings. Notching 35 strikeouts and 18 walks, opposing batters had a .195 average.