Joe Vladeck, Amherst College
Amherst College’s Joe Vladeck concluded an outstanding baseball career this past spring, winning the NESCAC Pitcher of the Year award for the second straight season. He led the Jeffs to a 22-9-1 overall record and an 8-3-1 mark in conference play this season, taking home First-Team New England Intercollegiate Baseball Association (NEIBA) All-New England honors and First-Team All-NESCAC honors for the second straight season.
A political science and interdisciplinary studies double major, Vladeck was also named Second-Team ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) and was a two-time NESCAC Spring All-Academic honoree. Vladeck was lights out in his senior spring, posting a flawless 7-0 mark on the hill and recording the 11th lowest earned run average (ERA) in the country (1.55). His win total and ERA were both tops in the NESCAC along with a .191 opposing batting average. He ranked fifth with 49 strikeouts and fourth with 64.0 innings of work.