600 Wins for Prep Baseball Coach


Just like varsity basketball coach Tim Leary did earlier this spring, St. Francis Prep, Fresh Meadows, head varsity baseball coach Brother Robert Kent, O.S.F., earned his 600th career victory.

The L’il Terriers defeated Holy Cross H.S., Flushing, 4-2 on Monday, April 14 for the milestone win.

Brother Robert took over the varsity program in 1982, and his teams have won three city championships, including title wins at both Yankee and Shea Stadium.

“While there’s no ‘I’ in ‘team,’ there’s certainly no ‘I’ in ‘coach’ either,” he said. “The players win the games really. The coach just makes a couple of decisions, but eventually the players have to buy into your system.”

Brother Robert was inducted March 15 into the Prep’s inaugural Ring of Honor class.