PISCATAWAY, N.J. (July 29, 2013) – Former Rutgers baseball pitcher Charlie Law (Mainland, N.J.) signed a contract with the Rockland Boulders of the Can-Am League to become the third Scarlet Knight to join a professional organization this summer. The right-hander made a successful debut by earning the win after surrendering just one run over six innings July 27.
“It means everything to me that I can further my career,” Law said. “The Rockland Boulders are a great organization and the opportunity they have given me is truly a blessing.”
Jumping into the starting rotation as a senior, Law finished with the third-most strikeouts (82) in a single season in program history, while also leading the staff with 91.2 innings and six wins. He defeated College World Series participant Louisville twice, including a complete-game, nine-strikeout performance in an elimination game at the BIG EAST Championships. The right-hander worked to a 3.29 ERA in nine starts against conference opponents and earned South Jersey Collegiate Player of the Year.
Also a factor at the plate, Law led the team with 47 RBIs and hit .417 with runners in scoring position. He collected 13 RBIs in games he pitched. Click here to view Law’s complete collegiate biography with statistics.
Law joins Rob Smorol (Boston Red Sox) and Nathaniel Roe (Rockland Boulders) as pitchers signed from the 2013 team. In addition to Roe, he is teammates with former Scarlet Knights Jaren Matthews and Steve Nyisztor.
The Rockland Boulders are based in Pomona, N.Y. The Can-Am League includes franchises from New Jersey, New York and Canada, also playing games against members of the American Association. Click here for more information.