LANCASTER, Pa. – Two former Franklin & Marshall student-athletes earned a spot on the Centennial Conference (CC) Silver Anniversary Team for baseball, announced by the league office on Tuesday.
Tim Sheridan '96 and Ted Serro '06 both garnered recognition on the team.
The Centennial Silver Anniversary teams are in celebration of the Conference's first 25 years of competition, which began in 1993. During July and the first two weeks of August, the CC will honor its member schools' most-distinguished student-athletes in 24 sports.
Criteria for the inclusion of a team are as follows:
Must be a graduate of the institution AND one of the following:
- 3-time or 4-time first-team All-Centennial performer (win same event in swimming, track)
- 2-time Centennial Player of the Year
- 1st team All-America AND 2-time first-team All-Centennial performer
- 2-time All-America (1st, 2nd or 3rd team)
Tim Sheridan '96
Sheridan holds the distinction of being the program's first and only All-America recipient after receiving the honor during the 1995 season. He was twice named the Centennial Pitcher of the Year while also earning All-CC First Team accolades on two occasions. His career ERA of 1.74 is the lowest by any F&M pitcher with at least 140 innings pitched, while his 16 wins rank sixth, his 15 complete games are first, and his 142 career strikeouts are good for seventh. He was inducted into the F&M Athletic Hall of Fame in 2004.
Ted Serro '06
F&M baseball's career leader in wins with 20, Serro wrapped up his illustrious career as a two-time CC Pitcher of the Year honoree and a two-time All-CC First Team member. Serro holds the honor of being the only Diplomat named a CoSIDA Academic All-American when he garnered a spot on the Second Team in 2006. He helped lead F&M to back-to-back CC Championships in 2005 and 2006, compiling a career ERA of 2.07 (5th all-time), tossing 11 complete games (4th all-time), and striking out 210 batters (2nd all-time). Serro was drafted by the Toronto Blue Jays in 2006 Major League Baseball Amateur Draft, only the second F&M player in the recorded history of the College to be drafted by a Major League club as Lancaster native and left-hander Jeff Rineer was selected 43rd in the third round by the Baltimore Orioles in the 1975 amateur draft. Serro competed in the minor leagues from 2006-09.