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Mar 8, 2015
2 Brandeis
6 vs. Rochester
@ Sanford, FL
UAA Championship
Mar 9, 2015
1 Brandeis
2 vs. NYU
@ Sanford, Fla.
UAA Tournament
Mar 10, 2015
9 Case
2 vs. Brandeis
@ Sanford, Fla.
UAA Championship
Mar 11, 2015
10 Brandeis
12 vs. Emory
@ Sanford, Fla.
UAA Championship
Mar 12, 2015
6 Washington U.
3 vs. Brandeis
@ Sanford, Fla.
Mar 13, 2015
3 Rochester
0 vs. Brandeis
@ Sanford, FL
UAA Championship
Mar 14, 2015
8 vs. Brandeis
@ Sanford, Fla.
UAA Tournament
Mar 15, 2015
12 Brandeis
8 vs. Case
@ Sanford, Fla.
UAA Championship
Mar 17, 2015
at Bridgewater St.
Mar 20, 2015
at Brandeis
Postponed - Makeup TBA
Mar 22, 2015
at Brandeis
Mar 23, 2015
at Salem St.
moved from Brandeis to Salem St.
Mar 24, 2015
at Western New Eng.
Mar 28, 2015
4 Brandeis
2 at NYU
11 Brandeis
8 at NYU
Mar 29, 2015
3 Brandeis
1 at NYU
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March 15, 2015 Baseball finishes UAA slate strong with 12-8 win over Case Connor Doyle had four RBI and Tom McCarthy had three runs scored in support of Sam Miller.
March 14, 2015 O'Neill hurls baseball to first UAA win of season, 8-6, over NYU The Judges pounded out a season-high 17 hits in support of the rookie, who threw eight innings for the third-straight start.
March 13, 2015 Brenner tosses another CG in 3-0 loss to Rochester Ryan Tettemer had three doubles, but the Judges couldn't get him home, as Kyle Brenner lost despite his 16th career complete game.
March 12, 2015 Pocock goes deep again in 6-3 loss to WashU Rookie Ryan Pocock blasted his third home run of the season to give the Judges an early lead, but a three-run fifth by the Bears put them ahead for good.
March 11, 2015 Baseball rallies but falls short after #9 Emory's big inning, 12-10 Rookie Luke Zeccola hit his second home run in as many days, this time in a pinch-hitting role, while classmate Nick Falkson was 4-5 with two runs scored to improve his batting average to .429.
March 10, 2015 Zeccola goes deep, but baseball falls to Case, 9-2, at UAAs Luke Zeccola became the third different rookie to homer for the Judges this season.
March 9, 2015 Baseball falls to NYU, 2-1 Despite a complete-game performance from rookie Sean O'Neill, the Judges couldn't get their offense on track against the Violets.
March 8, 2015 Brenner goes the distance, but baseball falls in UAA opener, 6-2, to Rochester Kyle Brenner became the seventh Judges with 15 career complete games and Ryan Pocock hit his second homer of the season, but the Judges' bats were quiet after the sixth inning.
Batting Average
N Falkson (Brandeis) : .380
L O'Connor (Brandeis) : .371
R Healy (Brandeis) : .318
R Pocock (Brandeis) : .306
G Heineman (Brandeis) : .245
Complete Leaders
Runs Batted In
R Pocock (Brandeis) : 18
T McCarthy (Brandeis) : 7
C Doyle (Brandeis) : 7
N Falkson (Brandeis) : 6
G Heineman (Brandeis) : 6
Complete Leaders
Home Runs
R Pocock (Brandeis) : 3
L Zeccola (Brandeis) : 2
T McCarthy (Brandeis) : 1
N Falkson (Brandeis) : 1
G Heineman (Brandeis) : 1
Complete Leaders
Stolen Bases
R Tettemer (Brandeis) : 3
L O'Connor (Brandeis) : 2
N Falkson (Brandeis) : 2
Z Bardwell (Brandeis) : 1
R Healy (Brandeis) : 1
Complete Leaders
Earned Run Average
S O'Neill (Brandeis) : 2.32
S Miller (Brandeis) : 3.25
K Brenner (Brandeis) : 4.62
Complete Leaders
S Miller (Brandeis) : 3
S O'Neill (Brandeis) : 3
J Freeman (Brandeis) : 1
M Hart (Brandeis) : 0
M McGinnis (Brandeis) : 0
Complete Leaders
K Brenner (Brandeis) : 19
S O'Neill (Brandeis) : 15
S Miller (Brandeis) : 12
J Freeman (Brandeis) : 9
R Pocock (Brandeis) : 9
Complete Leaders
J Freeman (Brandeis) : 1
B Edmunds (Brandeis) : 1
A Nomakeo (Brandeis) : 1
M Hart (Brandeis) : 0
M McGinnis (Brandeis) : 0
Complete Leaders
Pete Varney Pete Varney Head Coach 781-736-3639

Coach Pete Varney, Brandeis University and the postseason are synonymous in New England baseball. Overall in his 32 previous seasons at the Judges’ helm, Varney has led the Judges to the post-season 21 times. During his tenure as the Brandeis head coach, his teams have had an impressive list of accomplishments. Those achievements include an NCAA Division III College World Series appearance, 12 NCAA Regional invitations, two ECAC Division III New England Championships, 10 ECAC tournament selections, six University Athletic Association titles and five Greater Boston League crowns.

Varney has guided the Judges to postseason appearances 12 times of the last 19 years. He has earned great respect on the national level because of his wealth of coaching and playing experience on both the collegiate and professional levels. That respect, coupled with major league playing experience, is given to the man whose name has become synonymous with Brandeis baseball. In addition, he has overseen and helped raise money for the improvement of facilities, including the new dugouts installed in 1999.

The Brandeis baseball program is renowned for the number of former players who have gone into the professional ranks. Twelve former Judges coached by Varney have been signed by major league baseball clubs, including the University's only major-leaguer. Right-handed pitcher Nelson Figueroa became the first former Brandeis player to appear in the major leagues when he started three games for the Arizona Diamondbacks in the summer of 2000. After pitching professionally abroad for several years, he returned to the majors in 2010 and in 2011 started the season on the Houston Astros' major league roster. More recently, Bryan Lambert '05 was signed as a free agent and spent two years in the Washington Nationals system.

Varney has run a class program that emphasizes academic success and personal responsibility on and off the field. Thirty-two years ago, Varney took over the reins of a highly successful  program from former coach Tom O’Connell, the recently retired coach of baseball at Princeton University and 2003 inductee into the Brandeis Hall of Fame. Varney’s impact was evident immediately as his first team won 23 games, the Greater Boston League championship and qualified for the NCAA Division III tournament.

Recruiting, the lifeblood of any successful collegiate program, has received a great deal of attention from Varney and his assistants. The staff’s efforts in that regard have not gone unnoticed.

Varney’s formula for success on the diamond is based on solid pitching and defense, along with a wide open offensive style of play. He has been named as New England Division III Coach of the Year three times (1984, 87, 99) and was named Greater Boston League Coach of the Year five times. Varney spent three summers (1988-90) as the head baseball coach of the Cotuit Kettleers in the nationally known Cape Cod League.

In high school, Varney was a three sport standout at North Quincy High School and is a member of its Hall of Fame. He was honored this past fall by the Everett High School’s E Club as its top opposing player. After a year of prep school at Deerfield Academy, Varney chose to stay in the Boston area, attending Harvard University.

As a collegian, Varney lettered in both baseball and football. He is best remembered in this area for catching the two point conversion in The Game, a 29-29 tie with Yale University in 1968. Varney's name still peppers the Harvard baseball record book in several categories. He has the third best career batting average .370 (1969-71), second-most home runs in a season (10 in 1970), and most RBI's in a game, (9) vs Washington and Lee in 1970. As a senior, he led Harvard to the 1971 NCAA Division I College World Series where the Crimson finished fifth in the nation. For his efforts that year, he was named first team All-American.

He was drafted seven times by major league teams between the years 1966 and 1971. Three times he was the number one pick overall. Finally, after graduating from Harvard in 1971, Varney signed with the Chicago White Sox, who drafted him with the first choice in the June secondary phase. He went on to play seven years of professional baseball and spent parts of four years in the big leagues with the White Sox and the Atlanta Braves.

When he retired from baseball, he began his coaching career at Narragansett High School in Templeton, Mass. After three years, he was named baseball coach at Brandeis. In addition to his coaching duties, Varney is the coordinator of student-athlete recruitment and is a lecturer in the Physical Education Department.

A former standout for the Gerry McCarthy Club in the Boston Park League, he was inducted into the League's Hall of Fame in November, 1985. Varney serves as the chairman of the New England Division III College Baseball Coaches Poll and a member of the NEIBA Executive Committee.

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