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2012 Summer Fairfield Owls U18

Owls Welcome 2 New Players

The Fairfield Owls strengthened their roster by adding 2 new players. They added Tommy Howell and Mike Poudrier both juniors at Ludlow High School. The Owls are happy to have Mike come back to the Owls and welcome Tommy to the team for the Summer of 2012. These additions will definitely help the Owls be very competitive in the U18 division of Greater New Haven

Owls Go 5-0 and win Baseball Heaven's U16 Summer Challenge

The Fairfield Owls went 5-0 winning the U16 Baseball Heaven Summer Challenge by defeating the Ottawa Knights 3-1 in Yaphank NY on Saturday July 30th. Kyle Mollo pitched 7 strong innings against a very solid Knights team. The first 6 innings was a pitching duel between the Knights Kody Bradley and Mollo. Bradley had only given up 3 hits thru 5 innings and Mollo had only given up 4 hits thru 5. The Owls scored one run in the first with Ian Duffy getting walked and then some very good base running scoring a run, the Knights scored the same way in the first and both teams were scoreless until the sixth. The Owls solid defense led by short stop Michael Kochiss kept the Knights at bay. Bryan Gerstenfeld the Owls first baseman also helped out the Owls defense keeping the Knights scoreless with some very nice picks at first. The Owls finally broke the tie in the bottom of the sixth. Mollo and Kochiss started the inning off with 2 singles. Gerstenfeld advanced the runners on a sac bunt. The Owls catcher Anthony Miller came up with 2 outs and hit a grounder to the Knights short stop. Miller reached first on an error with 2 RBI’s and giving the Owls the lead 3-1. That’s all they needed Mollo went back out in the 7th and struck out the side to give the Owls the win and the Championship.
The Owls went 4-0 in Pool play to advance to the championship game. All of the Owls made contributions to each win. The Owls solid pitching helped get them there, with 5 complete games by their pitchers and wins by Justin Triunfo, Mike Defilippis, Tommy Whitlock Bryan Gerstenfeld and Kyle Mollo. The Owls are made up of , Michael Foley, Michael Defilippis, Ian Duffy, Bryan Gerstenfeld, Michael Kochiss, Anthony Miller, Kyle Mollo, Matt Montani, Justin Triunfo, Bryan Terzian, Brendan Sullivan and Tommy Whitlock. This ended the Summer season for the Owls on a very upbeat note, with a very nice Championship trophy!

2011 Fairfield Owls

Fairfield Owls make U16 Mickey Mantle AABC State Play-offs for 2nd year in a Row!

The Fairfield Owls will get a shot to defend their U14 state championship from 2011. They beat Norwalk on Monday evening 12-2 in 6 innings to clinch their spot. The tournament starts this Thursday in Waterbury. There will be 6 teams from the U16 Greater New Haven AABC division and 5 or 6 from the Waterbury division of AABC league. The winner will advance to the North Atlantic regional’s which will also be held in Waterbury August 21st-24th , 6 states will be represented. The winner of the regionals will advance to the Mickey Mantle World Series in McKinney Texas August 4-7. The Owls had a record of 17-6 in Regular season play to qualify for the state tournament. There have been only 2 other teams to lock up a spot, the New England Tides and the Fairfield Rage North. The last 3 teams will be decided after some makeup games that will be played Tuesday night 7/12/11 to decide tie breakers. The Owls will post their schedule once they get their draw for the tournament on their website tomorrow night. The Owls are coached by Jeff Love, who played for St. Johns University and was drafted by the St Louis Cardinals out of college. Jeff played double A ball for the Cardinals and the Houston Astros as a pitcher and also played for the local Bridgeport Blue Fish. The Owls assistant Coach is Bob Love who has coached various travel teams at the older level and is the dad of Jeff.

The 2011 U16 Fairfield Owls are:
Taylor Carelli Warde HS 2013
Mike Defilippis Warde HS 2013
Anthony Dileo Fairfield Prep 2013
Ian Duffy Warde HS 2013
Michael Foley Warde HS 2014
Bryan Gerstenfeld Berkshire Academy 2014
Ryan Jacob Warde 2013
Michael Kochiss Ludlowe 2013
Anthony Miller Warde HS 2014
Kyle Mollo Fairfield Prep 2013
Matt Montani Fairfield Prep 2013
Brendan Sullivan Fairfield Prep 2014
Justin Triunfo Warde HS 2013
Tommy Whitlock Warde HS 2013

Fairfield Owls beat Fairfield Rage North 7-6

The Fairfield Owls overcame a very solid Fairfield Rage North Team and some very controversial calls. The Owls came out in the first inning and drew first blood. Ian Duffy got on base with a walk then the Owls “Stud” short stop Michael Kochiss ripped a double into the gap scoring Duffy.
Michael Defilippis took the hill for the Owls, keeping the Rage batters in check giving up 3 hits, and one earned run thru 5 innings. The 6th inning is when things went a little crazy for the Owls. The Rage started off the bottom of the sixth inning with slow dribbler by PJ Defilipo that got him on first. Then the Rage #3 hitter Zumbo singled and the runners advanced on a pass ball. Then the fun began, the Rage #4 hitter walked as he was taking his base, the Owls catcher Kyle Mollo fired down to third base clearly picking off Defilipo. Neither one of the umpires was watching the play, the second base umpire was talking with the Rage base runner at second and the home plate umpire wasn’t watching third base. Arguments from the Owls coaching staff ensued but with no resolution. The Home plate ump said “he didn’t see it”. The Owls coach Jeff Love asked him “what could have been so important that the second base umpire was not watching and talking to the runner that he took his eye off the game as the batter took his base”? With bases loaded and no outs the Rage’s Rodriguez singled to left field scoring Defilipo. Love decided it was time for a pitching change after the Rage had bases loaded and climbed within 2 runs of the Owls. The Owls Tommy Whitlock came in with the house on fire, no outs and base loaded, Whitlock got the # 6 hitter to hit into a fielder’s choice, scoring Zumbo. Whitlock got the next batter to ground out to Kochiss scoring Monaco and tying the game. Then Whitlock got the next batter to ground out to third base, with Taylor Carelli making a great scoop throwing him out at first base.
The drama continued for the Fairfield Owls in the top of the 7th. The Owls had the top of the order up with a game tied 5-5. Michael Foley led off with a single into the gap. Ian Duffy got up and hit a grounder to the Rages second baseman, he bobbled the ball but with Duffy’s speed he reached first on an error charged to the second baseman. Then the Owls Kochiss got up and hit a shot over the center fielders head scoring Foley and getting Duffy to third. The speedy Ryan Jacob came into pinch run for Kochiss at second. Then more fun began, Kyle Mollo hits a grounder to the Rage’s short stop getting him to throw him out at first, but Jacob got hung up between second and third thinking Duffy was going home on the throw. Jacob got caught up in a run down and Duffy went home with a perfect slide under the tag, except the umpire called him out. This definitely fired the Owls up, with 2 outs the Owls Whitlock hit a grounder in between first and the mound, Whitlock beat out the play scoring Jacob. Whitlock took the mound in the bottom of the 7th with a 7-5 lead. He made it very interesting for the fans and the coaching staff of the Owls. The number 9 hitter started the inning off with a single. Whitlock got the #10 hitter to fly out to Foley in center field. Then the Rage had the top of the order up with a runner on. The # 1 hitter grounded back to the pitcher advancing the runner to scoring position. The #2 hitter hit a chopper to Kochiss that took a bad hop on the cement infield at Veterans Park, causing Kochiss to bobble the ball allowing the run to score. Now the tying run on first and the Rage’s # 3 hitter up, Whitlock got him to pop up to Matt Montani in right field giving Whitlock and the Owls the win!! Whitlock did a great job coming in and closing out the Rage he only gave up one hit and no earned runs in 2 innings. After the game Love told the team “he loved the intensity and the way they keep fighting back”. The Owls next game is at Warde HS against the Stamford legion Prep

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Fairfield Owls shut down the Fairfield Rage south

The Fairfield Owls (5-2) took one from the Fairfield Rage (6-2) at Tunxis Park Wednesday night in Fairfield. The Owls came out in the first inning swinging which allowed the first three batters to score. Outfielder Mike Foley led the charge with a 2-hopper to the left field fence for a double. Gritty Owls catcher Anthony Miller came up and singled down the third base line scoring Foley. The Owls “Stud “shortstop Michael Kochiss doubled into the gap scoring Miller and ace pitcher Mike Defilippis started his 3 for 3 night with a single into the gap scoring Kochiss.
Mike D took the mound and pitched a gem, with 5 scoreless innings, giving up only 2 hits with 6 K’s and no walks. Kyle Mollo came in to close the door on the Rage, with 2 K's, allowing only a bunt single.
Coach Jeff Love said “Mike D was in a zone, and Mollo did a great job closing the game. Our defense looked good and made all the plays we needed to make”
The Owls next game is against U16 Norwalk at Brien McMahon on Friday.

Owls Lose in Semi Finals at War at the Shore against Neshoba MA Chiefs 6-2

The Fairfield Owls won their Quarter final game against the Hit Club at the War at the Shore U 16 baseball tournament in East Lyme CT by staging a dramatic comeback to defeat them 5-4 Monday July 4th. The Owls went into the game as the 7th seed after pool play (out of 13 teams in the pool), the Hit club was the 2nd seed. Justin Triunfo pitched a complete game, giving up 5 runs, of which 3 were earned. The Hit club came out strong in the first inning scoring 2 runs off Triunfo, after the 1st inning Triunfo settled in allowing 2 more runs in the 4th. The Owls never gave up. They chipped away and scored 2 runs in the 5th with Kyle Mollo driving in Matt Montani and Michael Kochiss for the 2 runs. The game turned around for the Owls in the sixth inning, they led the inning off with Ian Duffy being hit by a pitch, then Duffy stole second base while Anthony Miller was at bat, Miller hit a slow roller to the Hit clubs star short stop who bobbled the ball allowing Miller get on first with the Hit Clubs only error of the game and allowing Duffy to advance to third. Miller was pinch run by the speedy Ryan Jacob. Michael Foley the Owls star center fielder was coming up to the plate with Duffy and Jacob on 3rd and 1st. Foley had no hits against the Hit Club, but the next pitch Foley drives into the right center gap to the fence scoring Jacob and Duffy giving Foley his 4th triple of the season. The gritty and intense outfielder Matt Montani was next batter up, he got on base with a single driving in Foley to tie the game. Next up for the Owls was their “stud” short stop, Michael Kochiss, who drove a ball into the gap scoring Montani, before he was picked off at second by getting a little greedy and over running the base. Montani crossed the plate before Kochiss was tagged out scoring the run the Owls need to win with. Triunfo took the mound in the bottom of the seventh making the game interesting by giving up a double with a man on and 2 outs for the Hit Club to pull within one run and the tying run on second base, but Triunfo got the next batter to ground out and the Owls advanced to the Semi Finals to play the Neshoba MA Chiefs.

The Owls faced a very strong team from Massachusetts the Neshoba Chiefs, after their dramatic come from behind win against the Hit Club. The Owls Bryan Gerstenfeld took the hill for the Semi final game. Gersty looked very strong thru 3 innings not allowing any runs until the 4th inning after the Chiefs went thru the order , then they got a second look at Gertsy. The Chiefs hit the ball well but a few miscues by the Owls let them score 5 runs. The Chiefs pitcher had the Owls off balance all afternoon with his fastball and a very good breaking ball. Gerstenfeld lasted 4 innings and the Owls Tommy Whitlock came in to close the game out, pitching very well keeping the Chiefs hitters in check and only allowing one run off 3 hits in 2 innings pitched. The Chiefs advanced to the Finals beating the Owls 6-2.

Owls take 2 from Guilford

The Fairfield Owls took a double header from Guilford on Saturday June 5th at Adams Middle School in Guilford. Guilford’s pitching was a little weak coming off a schedule of 3 games in 2 days. The Owls bat dominated scoring 11 runs in the first inning and winning the game 14-0 in five innings. Kyle Mollo pitched 2 scoreless innings and Taylor Carelli, the knuckleball specialist, came in to finish the game.
Carelli started the second game and continued his dominance, keeping the hitters off balance with his arsenal of pitches. The Owls bats were hot again scoring 4 in the first, 3 in the third and 5 in the 5th, winning the game 12-1 in 5 innings. Michael Kochiss and Michael Defilippis hit 2 bombs onto the soccer field that backed up to the baseball field. Mike D went 3 for 3 with 2 doubles and a triple. Kochiss went 2 for 2 with a double and a single. Mike D came in to close the door in the last inning giving up 1 earned run, the Owls first earned run over 4 games.
The Owls next game is at Trumbull high School Wednesday night June 8th against the Trumbull Legion team , our old rivals.

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CT State Champions U14 Sandy Koufax

Waterbury CT-The Fairfield Owls defeated the Overlook Black Sox (Waterbury) 5-2 in 10 innings to win the CT U14 Sandy Koufax State Championship on Sunday at Municipal Stadium in Waterbury, CT. The tournament was hosted by the Waterbury Connie Mack League July 8-11. Nine teams from across Connecticut competed in a double elimination format for the top spot in the state.

With excellent starting pitching performances by Mike Defillipis, Kyle Mollo, and Mike Kochiss and superb relief pitching by Tommy Whitlock, Mike Poudrier, Brendan Sullivan and Anthony Miller, the Owls finished the weekend with a 5-1 record as the Connecticut state champions. Ian Duffy, Ryan Jacob, Mike Foley and Taylor Carelli contributed clutch hitting in key at bats to get the Owls to the championship game.

To make it to the championship game Sunday afternoon, the Owls were forced to play their final elimination game Sunday morning vs. the U14 team from Guilford winning 8-7 in the bottom of the 7th with a walk-off hit from Mike Poudrier. Mike Defillipis pitched 5 solid innings to lead the Owls to a victory against Guilford.

Kyle Mollo pitched 10 innings for a complete game to win the championship and advance the Owls to the Sandy Koufax North Atlantic Regional Tournament which will be held in Troy, NY this coming weekend July 15th- 18th.

“Our starters pitched great and went deep into games,” said Michael Miller, manager of the Owls. “Playing 10 innings in the championship game against a strong team with no errors speak volumes about how focused our defense was.”

In the championship game the Owls came out aggressively against the 3-1 Black Sox, and scored 2 runs in the first inning. Ian Duffy started off the inning with his red-hot bat, singling off the Black Sox ace Tom Rinaldi. Duffy stole second and with a single by Mike Kochiss went on to score the first run. A stolen base by Kochiss put another run in scoring position. Pitcher Kyle Mollo singled, scoring Kochiss to put the Owls up 2-0, where the score remained until the 4th inning.

Mollo took the mound and led the Owl’s defense with 9 up and 9 down in the first 3 innings against a very hard hitting Overlook Black Sox team. “Kyle was focused and in a groove and the field was playing excellent basic baseball,” said Jeff Love, the Owl’s Pitching Coach. In the bottom of the 4th inning, the lead-off batter was awarded first base after a controversial hit-by-pitch call. The 2, 3 and 4 hitters for the Black Sox all singled scoring 2 runs to tie the game in the 4th. Superb pitching and solid defense by both clubs held the score to 2-2 until the top of the 10th. Mollo retired 19 consecutive batters with great Owl’s defense. Catcher Mike Poudrier was a force behind the plate. Key plays were made by every position in the field, including a line drive catch by Mike Foley at third base, several hard stops by shortstop Mike Kochiss and 2nd baseman Anthony Miller, key grabs by first baseman Taylor Carelli, and outstanding catches by the outfielders, Ian Duffy, Ryan Jacob, and Tom Whitlock. Mike Defilippis contributed in right field and utility player Brendan Sullivan came out strong at the plate.

The Owls offense sparked in the top of the 10th. Mike Foley led off the inning with an infield single to 3rd. His speed on the bases allowed him 2 stolen bases. Ian Duffy singled but Foley was held on 3rd base. With a single by Mike Kochiss, Foley scored the go-ahead run as Duffy slid into third. A stolen base put Kochiss on 2nd and the Black Sox intentionally walked Mollo to load the bases. Mike Poudrier ground into a fielder’s choice, forcing Duffy out at home. Taylor Carelli singled left field to tack on 2 insurance runs and that was all the Owls needed to win. Mollo closed out the game in the bottom of the tenth with a 1-2-3 inning to end the championship game 5-2 in favor of the Fairfield Owls.

“I am so proud of these guys, they have worked hard all season for this and the hard work paid off. They are champions.” said Tyrone Kingwood, Owl’s head coach.

The Fairfield Owls started playing baseball together 4-5 years ago as National Little League All-Stars and with a few additions have grown into the championship U14 team it is today. “After Little League we wanted to prepare our boys for stronger competition so we joined forces with Glenn Katz, the owner of Integrated Sports Training (IST) out of Norwalk. We wanted to provide the boys the opportunity to take their game to the next level and the way to do that was through professional coaching and the use of IST’s indoor training facility,” said Owls manager, Michael Miller. Katz, who played college baseball for UConn prior to being drafted by the Tampa Bay Rays helped the team connect with professional coaches Tyrone Kingwood, Jeff Love and Doug Vroman. Head coach, Kingwood, from Bridgeport was selected by the Montreal Expos in the1st Round (28th overall) of 1987 amateur entry draft, and played professionally for 7 years. Jeff Love, the pitching coach, played for St John’s and then went to the St Louis Cardinals and Houston Astros and played professionally for 8 years. Assistant Coach, Doug Vroman was drafted by the Montreal Expos in 2003 and spent 4 seasons with the Montreal Expos/ Washington Nationals.

The Fairfield Owls will be playing July 15-18th in Troy, NY for the Sandy Koufax North Atlantic Regional Championship and a chance to advance to Arizona to compete against regional champions from across the United States.

The Fairfield Owls win 1st Annual Plymouth Classic tournament defeating AWNY 14-3

The Fairfield Owls ended their season defeating AWNY from Jamestown NY Sunday in Plymouth MA

Owls 2011 Season Opener May 29th

Opening day for the Fairfield Owls is on May 29th vs. the Clinton Hounds at Lower Tunxis Hill. This will be a wood bat double header to start the Greater New haven season for the Owls. The Owls have added 3 new names to their roster, Anthony Dileo (Fairfield Prep), Matt Montani (Fairfield Prep) and Justin Triunfo (Warde). Along with their roster form last year the Owls will be defending their U14 State Title. It should be a very exciting season of Summer Baseball!

Fairfield Owl's U16 win their Season Opener

The U16 Fairfield Owls won their season opener against the U16 CT Bombers at Hamden Hall Athletic Center Wednesday night 8-2. The Owls came out of the gate strong. Mike Foley led off with a great 8 pitch at bat finishing it off with a towering home run to left field. That led the onslaught of 7 hits against a very good Bombers pitcher in the first inning, Anthony Miller, Mike Defillipis, Bryan Gerstenfeld, Taylor Carelli, Ian Duffy, Tommy Whitlock, and Matt Montani all had key hits in the first inning scoring 5 runs.
The Owls pitching was on target giving up only 2 runs, both unearned. Tommy Whitlock pitched 3 solid innings with one K. Mike D came in for one inning giving up only a hit, and Kyle Mollo came in to close the game out with 3’s.
This was the first game of the Owls since they won the U14 State title and went to Albany to represent Connecticut in the North Atlantic Regional’s for the Sandy Koufax League.
Their next game is against Fairfield Rage (North) at Warde High School Friday June 3rd @ 6:00PM

Owls Lose to Fairfield Rage 1-0 in a Pitching Duel

The Fairfield Owls lost their home opener to the Fairfield Rage North in a pitching duel. Justin Triunfo gave up no runs and only 4 hits in 5 innings with 4 k’s. The Rage’s Pitcher Frank Zumbo pitched a superb 7 innings giving up only 2 hits, no runs and 11 k’S to get the win.
The only run for the Rage came from a sacrifice fly in the 6th inning. Frank Zumbo got on base with an error, then stole 3rd base and scored on the sac fly. Both teams played great defense.
The Owls next games are in Guilford this Sunday

2010 Fairfield Owls

Fairfields in AABC State Play-offs

The Fairfield Owls are 2-0 in the AABC State Play-offs for U14. They have beaten Northwest Orioles (9-3) and Wolcott U14 (16-0) on Great pitching from Mike Defilippis and Kyle Mollo. Tom Whitlock and Anthony Miller came in to close out the games with strong performances. All the Owls have been hitting some very good pitching very well. The Owls defense has been stellar in both games only committing 3 errors.

Owls advance off Mollo's walk off hit

Kyle Mollo hit a line drive shot to score Ian Duffy to run rule the CT Warriors in 6 innings at Municipal Stadium. Mike Kochiss pitched 5 solid innings only giving up 5 hits and 2 earned runs. Brendan Sullivan came in for a solid inning of relief facing the meat of the order!! Owls Play the Guilford team at 10:00 AM at Municipal Stadium in Waterbury

Ryan Jacob Hits first Home Run for the Fairfield Owls!!!!

Ryan Jacob was the First Owl to hit a ball out of the park for a Home Run. He hit the first pitch of his at bat over the left field foul pole!!! The ball traveled about 340 feet onto Warde's football field!! Congratulations to Muscleman Ryan Jacob!!! I am sure many more to follow!!

Mike Foley Hits for the cycle and Bryan Gerstenfeld gets honorable mention for the cycle

Mike Foley went 4-4 with a walk and hit for the cycle. with 4 RBI's. His baseball cleats worked!!!! Bryan Gerstenfeld should have hit for the cycle except his HR was called a ground rule double, even though he hit it over 400 ft. The official score book reads he went 4-5 with 3 RBI’s. If Gallerga can accept he didn't get a perfect game in the book, Gersty can to. In our hearts he hit for the cycle!!
Kyle Mollo came in to shut down the Hot Stamford team in the 3rd inning. Great hitting from all the Owls helped come from behind and beat The Stamford Legion Rookies, who I believe were undefeated, NOT NOW!!!!
Way to Go Owls!!!

The Fairfield Owls make a valiant run at the “War at the Shore Tournament”

The Fairfield Owls make a valiant run at the “War at the Shore Tournament”

The Fairfield Owls AAU U14 travel baseball team made a valiant effort but came up short against the Overlook Black Sox, from Waterbury with a 5-3 loss in the semi-finals at the War at the Shore Tournament over the July 4th weekend. 3 games of pool play for the Owls took place on Saturday and Sunday, leaving the Owls with a 2-1 record to secure 8th seed out of 18 teams. The Owls took the final game in pool play with an exciting come-from-behind victory against a very strong Americas Gamers team. Mike Defilippis pitched 4 strong innings with 6 strikeouts and allowed only 2 earned runs. Mike Poudrier came in for relief and allowed only 1 earned run with 4 strikeouts. The entire Owls offense exploded in the bottom of the 6th to rally for the 8-7 win.

On Monday, July 5th the Owls came out strong in their first play-off game which lead them to the winner’s bracket. Michael Kochiss pitched a complete game, giving up only 2 earned runs to beat the American Gamers for a second time in 2 days in a 10-3 romp. Mike Poudrier helped the Owls offense by hitting 2-2 with 3 RBI’s, along with Ryan Jacob, Brendan Sullivan and Kyle Mollo each having 2 RBI’s. That win allowed the Owls to advance to the quarter finals to face the Connecticut Dirt Dogs, the number one seed in the tournament. The Owls jumped out to an early 5-1 lead in the second inning with strong hitting and excellent defense but the Dirt Dogs chipped away with runs each inning. Tommy Whitlock pitched 6 solid innings with only 2 earned runs and 8 hits in 6 innings. Relief pitcher, Mike Poudrier came in for the 7th inning and the Dirt Dogs tied up the score with some hard hit balls that forced the game into extra innings. With California tournament rules in play for extra innings, Anthony Miller started on 2nd base for the Owls and stole third on a failed pick-off attempt. The go-ahead run scored by Miller on a sac fly by Whitlock which put the Owls up by one in the top of the 8th. Poudrier took the mound in the bottom of the eighth with a runner on second. The Dirt Dogs squeezed the runner to 3rd with a sac bunt. The next batter hit up the middle but with a diving stop the Owl’s shortstop, Michael Kochiss, was able to make the throw to home from his knees as Kyle Mollo, the catcher for the Owls, made the tag for the second out. The game ended in victory for the Owls with a fly out to right which allowed the Owls to advance to the semi final round.

The Owls had to play their third game of the day against the Overlook Black Sox, the number 4 seed. The Owls played tight defense and had another solid pitching performance from Taylor Carelli. Carelli pitched a complete game, giving up 4 earned runs and 11 hits in 7 innings. The Owls tied up the game 3-3 in the top of the 5th inning but the Black Sox ended the scoring by adding 2 more runs in the bottom of the inning. Scoreless 6th and 7th innings left the Owls with a 3-5 defeat in the semi-final round.

The Fairfield Owls were led to the semi-finals by Coach Tyrone Kingwood and Coach Jeff Love. Team manager, Michael Miller commented, “We asked the boys to play 6 games in 3 days. Our last 3 games were played on Monday in excess of 95 degree heat. Our players came to the field focused and gave 110% in miserably hot conditions. You can’t ask for anything more. We are proud of these guys. They never rolled over. They fought until the bitter end.” Over the 3 days all of the Owls contributed in some way to help the team get to the semifinals. Mike Foley had 6 runs and 4 stolen bases before missing the last game because of the heat. The speed of Ian Duffy and Ryan Jacob combined for 13 stolen bases. Bryan Gerstenfeld batted 600%for the weekend.

In addition to making it to the semi-finals in the War at the Shore Tournament, the Fairfield Owls have an 18-4 record on the season in league play and have advanced to the state play-offs for their AABC–AAU league which will be hosted in Waterbury starting the weekend of July 9th.

The Fairfield Owls team is comprised of players from Fairfield, the core of whom has played together since they were 10 years old. The Owls roster includes Taylor Carelli, Mike Defilippis, Ian Duffy Mike Foley, Bryan Gerstenfeld, Ryan Jacob, Michael Kochiss, Anthony Miller, Kyle Mollo, Mike Poudrier, Brendan Sullivan, and Tommy Whitlock. They are coached by Tyrone Kingwood, and Jeff Love and the managers are Michael Miller and John Whitlock.

2010 Fairfield Owls

The Fairfield Owls have 3 new players in 2010, Mike Poudrier, Brendan Sullivan and Mike Foley to add to their 2009 roster. They also had a coaching change, the new coaches will be Tyrone Kingwood (played for Montreal Expos, Doug Vorman (played with the Washington Nationals), and last but not least Jeff Love (played with the Houston Astros). We are looking forward to a great season in 2010 with our new coaches and new players.
Our opening day will be May 22nd, please keep checking the schedule as there will be many additions as the games get confirmed.
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Owls advance to Quarter finals at the War at the Shore tournament

The Fairfield Owls are the #2 seed at the War at the Shore tournament in Pool play and adavnce to the Quarter Finals. Taylor Carelli pitched a complete game to beat West Hartford 11-6 to go 3-0.

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