Baseball - Varsity Boys
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2018 Season Recap:
Thayer Academy began their preparation for the 2018 season with a successful trip to Port St. Lucie, Florida. The week of games and practices were invaluable to the team’s preparation heading into ISL play. Led by Captains Cole Roland and Riley Teevens, Seniors Wil Linell, Mike McDonough, Jackson Mansi, Alex Bodio and Max Storch the Tigers maintained the program’s rich baseball tradition by capturing a third consecutive winning season. Since 1977 the program has captured 8 ISL Championships (1981, 1982, 1983, 1989, 1991, 2003, 2008, 2009) and 35 winning seasons. Third year Head Coach Rick Foresteire, Assistants Jim Pierce, Mike Landry, Jordan Wylie and Terrence Butt were impressed by the team’s overall commitment to play an exciting brand of baseball.
ISL All-League selections: Cole Roland, Riley Teevens and Colin Plante
ISL Honorable Mention selections: Connor Davidson and Harry MacKinlay
2018 Record: Overall 14-9-1 & ISL 8-7
2017 Record: Overall: 14-7 & ISL: 11-4
2016 Record: Overall 13-8 & ISL 9-6
Former Players Currently Playing at the Collegiate Level;
Robert Carmody; Hartford, Kyle Peterson; Northeastern, Nick Falkson; Tufts, Christopher DeGiacomo; John Hopkins, Pat Carbone Colby, Declan Donahue: Saint Michael's, Cole Roland; Dartmouth, Riley Teevens; Babason, Wil Linell; St. Lawrence.
Former & Current Professional Players: Anthony Melchionda: St. Louis Cardinals & Kyle McKenzie; Tampa Bay Rays
About Coach Foresteire:
Rick graduated from Brandeis University in 1991. He was a four year varsity baseball letter winner, two time Greater Boston League all-star, and a team captain his senior year. Rick also played and coached in the semi-professional Intercity Amateur Baseball League from 1994-2001. He was a league all-star and proud member of seven championship teams. In 2014 Rick was inducted into the Intercity League Hall of Fame.
Rick is in his fourth year as the Directors of Athletics and Head Varsity Baseball Coach at Thayer Academy. Prior to moving to Thayer, Rick was at the Buckingham Browne & Nichols School (BB&N) where he was a member of the Athletic Department for 25 years. He coached football, hockey and was the varsity baseball coach for 19 years. He served as the Athletic Director for 12 years.
Thayer and BB&N are proud members of the prestigious Independent School League (ISL). Coach Foresteire guided BB&N to 19 consecutive winning seasons and 6 ISL Championships. Since 1997 the program compiled a phenomenal 214-67-0 league and 329-106-3 overall record. In his first two years at Thayer the team has a 28-17 league and 41-24-1 overall record. Rick captured his 22nd consecutive winning season. He earned his 350th career victory vs. Worcester Academy on April 28th, 2017. Rick’s current overall coaching record is 370-130-4.
Rick has coached three MLB draft picks and four former professionals, plus his players have played all over the country at the collegiate level including; Vanderbilt, Harvard, Dartmouth, Yale, Georgetown, Penn State, Boston College, William & Mary, Holy Cross, Bucknell, Lafayette, University of Connecticut, Northeastern, Hartford, Miami of Ohio, Florida Gulf Coast, Bentley, Stonehill, Wheaton, Trinity, Colby, Brandeis, Tufts, Bowdoin, Wesleyan, Amherst, Williams, Babson, Bates, Skidmore, Union, Roger Williams, St. Anselm’s, Vassar and Loyola University New Orleans.
Rick is originally from Melrose, MA and currently resides in Plymouth, MA with his wife Kara, daughter Grace and son James.
Cole Roland - Dartmouth College
Riley Teevens - Babson College
Will Linell - Lawrence University
|2||Timothy Kemp||OF/P||2019||South Easton, MA|
|3||Alexander Bodio||2nd||2018||Ashland, MA|
|4||Connor Davidson||3rd/P||2019||North Easton, MA|
|5||Christian Schneider||OF/SS||2020||Braintree, MA|
|6||Jackson Mansi||OF||2018||Cohasset, MA|
|8||Riley Teevens (captain)||P/3rd||2018||Milton, MA|
|9||Maximilian Storch||UTL/P||2018||Quincy, MA|
|10||Colin Plante||OF||2020||Stoughton, MA|
|12||Jaden Mullen||2nd/SS||2019||Stoughton, MA|
|14||Cheyne Daniels||SS/2nd||2020||Marshfield, MA|
|15||Harrison MacKinlay||P||2019||Norwell, MA|
|18||Kevin Moriarty||OF/P||2020||Plymouth, MA|
|19||Michael McDonough||C/DH||2018||Dorchester, MA|
|20||Edward Connolly||P||2019||Braintree, MA|
|21||Daniel Cooke||C||2019||Westwood, MA|
|22||Cole Roland (captain)||P/OF||2018||Duxbury, MA|
|23||John Thorbahn||P/1st||2020||Duxbury, MA|
|24||John Linell||P||2018||Dedham, MA|
|25||Mark Monahan||P/1st||Quincy, MA|
|26||William Goldthwaite||C/P||2019||Braintree, MA|
Richard Foresteire Jr.Head CoachRick joined the Thayer staff after serving 25 years in the athletics department at the Buckingham Browne & Nichols School, where he coached football and hockey, and was the varsity baseball coach for 19 years, and served as the Athletic Director for 12 years. Rick earned his bachelor'a degree from Brandeis University where he was a four-year member of the varsity baseball team. During his free time Rick enjoys golfing, skiing, fitness and the beach. Rick, his wife, and their children Grace and James live in Plymouth, MA.
James PierceAssistant Coach
Michael LandryAssistant CoachMike joined the Varsity Baseball staff during the 2015 season. On top of coaching, Mike is the Supervisor of the Collaborative Design Lab at Thayer. Outside of Thayer, Mike is a part of the Falmouth Commodores coaching staff as a pitching coach, and brings with him extensive experience in the collegiate and professional ranks. Landry played seven years of minor league baseball, has served as a bullpen catcher and batting practice pitcher for the Chicago White Sox, and was the bullpen coach for the Rockford Riverhawks of the independent Frontier League. Landry earned his bachelor of arts in graphic design from Lewis University where he was a four year letter winner, served as a team captain, and was an All-Great Lakes Valley Conference nominee. He later returned to Lewis to earn a Master’s Degree in school counseling while he served as a graduate assistant baseball coach. Most recently Mike served as volunteer assistant coach in 2011 for the Georgetown University Hoyas.