Jeff Sharnick, a Stratford High product playing at Dean College, was named All-NECC Second Team this week. (Photo courtesy of Dean College)

Former Stratford High catcher Sharnick honored by as All-NECC second-teamer

Stratford resident Jeffrey Sharnick, a graduate of Stratford High School, was one of two Dean College baseball players honored recently.

Sharnick was named to the New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) baseball second-team all-conference squad it was announced on Tuesday.

Jeff Sharnick.

Sharnick helped lead the Bulldogs to the cusp of the conference playoffs and was an integral of the team this season.

Sharnick, a catcher, played in 35 games and finish 10th in the conference in batting (.382) – raising his average from his freshman season by nearly 100 points.

In 110 at-bats, he collected 42 hits and drove in a team-leading 30 runs.

During conference play, however, he was at his best, hitting .404 against NECC opponents, including a 4-for-4 performance in a win over Lesley University back on April 7.

In addition to his accolades on the field, Sharnick stars in the classroom, where he sports a perfect 4.0 grade point average as a sport management major and is a three-time President’s List honoree and was recently inducted into the National Society of Leadership and Success (NSLS).

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