NECBL 2019 Umpire of Year Announced

Mahwah, NJ – August 8, 2019 – Tony Letizio (Berlin, CT) has been named the New England Collegiate Baseball League (NECBL) 2019 Umpire of the Year as selected by the league’s coaches, administrators and commissioner’s office.

UCU Executive VP, Alex Skandalis, who coordinates the collegiate summer league, believes Tony’s recognition is well-deserved:

“I am extremely pleased with the NECBL’s choice for Umpire of the Year. I have known Tony for close to 10 years and am proud of his development as an umpire, culminating with this prestigious award which I know he will appreciate. His umpire ability, demeanor, work ethic and willingness to always put the crew first make him a true ambassador for United Collegiate Umpires, both on and off the field.”

About United Collegiate Umpires

Founded in 2014, UCU supervises baseball conferences in Division I (America East, Ivy League, Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference, Northeast Conference), Division III (Atlantic East, Empire 8, Liberty, NEAC, NJAC and SUNYAC), NJCAA Region III and XIX, Interstate Collegiate Baseball League, Metropolitan Collegiate Baseball League, New England Collegiate Baseball League, the New York Collegiate Baseball League and RussMatt Invitational. Offering superior continuing umpire education, UCU has participated in the implementation of training programs throughout the country, including several presentations made as part of the NCAA Umpire Improvement Program.

About New England Collegiate Baseball League

The New England Collegiate Baseball League is a wooden bat college summer league fielding teams in all six New England states, with 13 organizations overall. Partially funded by Major League Baseball, the NECBL started play in 1994 and has sent over 100 alumni to the Major Leagues. Visit http://www.necbl.org.

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Dan Miller, VP, Digital Media/Public Relations
201-906-2246
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