He was born on August 25, 1998 in Chester, PA, the son of Jesse and Laura Robinson Horst. ESPN judged that flip against Iona to be its top play of the day, and then CBS wanted a one-on-one, and Kownacki suddenly was all over the Internet. He was attending Keiser University, where he had transferred from Iona … The Albany-Times Union reported that Becker was a standout baseball player at Cohoes High School who played at Iona College in New Rochelle, N.Y., before transferring to … Jason Motte, professional baseball player with the St. Louis Cardinals, who was the closer in Game 7 of the 2011 World Series Jeff Ruland , former professional basketball player in the NBA; current college basketball coach; star on 1980 Gaels team that went to the NCAA tournament. There was no … Westhill baseball players give away new gloves at Boys & Girls Club ... Rider 4-15 (Henderson 3-7, Pope 1-3, McQuarter 0-1, Benson 0-2, Powell 0-2). As confirmed by the Chicago Sun-Times, New York Daily News and a variety of other sources, Iona basketball recruit Michael Haynes was shot dead … Derek Becker, a standout baseball player at Cohoes High School who went on to play Iona College, died Saturday in Florida. A 2017 graduate of ELCO High School, he was currently a senior at — Derek Becker, a 21-year-old student and college baseball player, who transferred from Iona University to Keiser University this year, was found shot to death in … (Courtesy Iona Athletics) Chris Burke wanted some alone time as he waited for his name to be called in the 2012 Major League Baseball First-Year Draft. Players who died following the conclusion of their career should not be included. Included are players in the NBA, college, and other leagues. Former college basketball players to die of the new corona virus (Covid-19) Lee Green, 49, St. Johns, March 23, 2020 David Edwards, 48, Georgetown and Texas A&M, March 23, 2020 Jonathan Duck, 50, Iona, March 24, 2020 . Tyler J. Horst, 22, of Schaefferstown, PA, died January 9, 2021 of injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident. This is a list of basketball players who died while still on a team roster or a free agent. Joseph Buono, the longtime athletic trainer and assistant baseball coach for the Gaels who was known as J.B., died on Saturday at the age of 97. That’s why any athlete who went through Iona for the past 50 years likely has a heavy heart today.