Spring Senior Student-Athlete Spotlight – Nick Dinnocenti
A four-year starter, Nick Dinnocenti has been an integral part of the Albright baseball pitching staff. Dinnocenti tallied four career wins since his collegiate debut in 2017, striking out 40 batters. He earned his first win against Kenyon down in Florida during the Lions March 2017 spring break trip. However, the Douglassville native’s finest moment came in the 2019 season when he earned a win over eventual MAC Commonwealth champion Alvernia. He threw five innings of one-run baseball, while striking out two and allowing just five hits.
Hometown: Douglassville, Pennsylvania
Major: Crime and Justice
- 27 appearances, 20 games started
- Four career wins
- 40 strikeouts
- 90 innings pitched
- 5.98 ERA
What is your favorite sports memory at Albright?
“My favorite sports memory was my junior year (2019) when I received the win against Alvernia at their field on 4/14/19. It was an amazing team effort in which the pitching staff, defense and offense all performed at our highest levels. It was also a great feeling beating our school rival at their home field.”
What are your post-graduate plans?
“My postgraduate plan is to serve my country whether that may be through the military, law enforcement or even both. I am currently in the hiring process for the Reading Police Department. ”
What is one thing that you would like to say to current Albright baseball underclassmen/future Albright baseball student-athletes?
“I would love for the underclassmen to know that they will always be a part of my family because I have never met a better group of people that I have been able to grow with over my four years at Albright. For the future student-athletes, I would like them to know to enjoy every single moment here at Albright on and off the field because time really does fly by and sooner than you know it, it will be over.”
Why did you chose Albright/Favorite part about Albright?
“My favorite part about Albright was the fact it brought me my best friends. Some of my teammates will be lifelong friends and for that I am most grateful. Also, the environment I was in at Albright allowed me to mature and grow into the adult I see myself being in my future endeavors.”