Despite the modest playing arrangements, the Bearcats have featured quite a few prospects over the years and in between 2006 and 2009, 12 Bearcats have gone on to sign professional contracts with Major League baseball and independent leagues. After beating their winning percentage from the season before, for every season since 2004, the 2009 Bearcats beat their all time record of 29 games by winning 30 and since 2004, BU now has the highest winning percentage in the AE going 78-50 (.609) for 1st place during that period above Stony Brook, Vermont, Maine, Albany, Hartford and UMBC. In 2009, the Bearcats won the America East Conference Championship and have taken first place in the AE in 2007, 2008 and 2009.