Nick Margevicius Selected in the 7th Round of the MLB Draft

Rider University junior baseball player Nick Margevicius (North Royalton, OH/Saint Ignatius) was selected 198th overall in the seventh round of the 2017 Major League Baseball Draft by the San Diego Padres on Tuesday afternoon. Read More

Barry Davis

Head Coach: Rider University


Barry Davis begins his 14th season at Rider during the 2017-18 academic year. Following his 13th season with the Broncs, he had a career record of 904-549-1, highlighted by 333 wins at Rider.

He picked up his 900th career victory on Monday, May 15, in a 6-5 win against Monmouth. It gave the Broncs a series victory and helped them secure the No. 6 seed in the MAAC Baseball Championship.

In 2016, The Broncs won their first MAAC Tournament game since 2013. The team saw starting pitcher Nick Margevicius earn First Team All-MAAC distinction and nine student-athletes land on the MAAC All-Academic Team. During the season, six different players earned weekly honors for their play on the field from both the MAAC and College Sports Madness. In April, Tyler Kaiser was also tabbed as the Rider Male Athlete of the Month.

The 2016 campaign saw three different Broncs record their 100th career hits with two more returners on the verge of reaching the milestone.



John Crane

Assistant Coach: Rider University


John Crane, who pitched for three conference championship teams and an NCAA tournament team at Rider University, has returned to his alma mater to serve as the pitching coach, Rider head coach Barry Davis announced.

“I am excited to have John on our staff,” said Davis, the 2015 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Coach of the Year. “He brings a wealth of knowledge and experience, both as an assistant and head coach at the collegiate level.”

Crane ’96 comes to Rider from Stevens Institute of Technology, where he served as head baseball coach from 2001-2011.



Matt Maher

Assistant Coach: Rider University