• Greg Ford Signs With Nashua Pride
    August 02, 2008
    NASHUA, N.H.- Nashua Pride officials have announced the signing of former Owl right handed pitcher and outfielder Greg Ford. Ford, a Nashua native, joins the Pride after completing his senior year at Keene State College where he was named an honorable mention All-American by D3Baseball.com. Ford batted .333 with 13 home runs and a school record 58 RBIs. He completed his career as Keene State's all-time leader in home runs (27) and RBIs (149).
  • Doyon named ECAC N.E. Rookie of the Year
    June 18, 2008
    KEENE, N.H. – Keene State’s Bobby Doyon has been named ECAC Division III New England Baseball Rookie of the Year. He was among five Owls selected to Spring All-ECAC teams on Wednesday. Doyon, a freshman outfielder from Keene, had an outstanding first season for the Owls. He batted a team high .408 with six home runs and 55 RBIs. “It’s a nice honor,’ said Doyon, who also named to the ECAC second team. “I had a good idea what to expect during my first season, but I exceeded my expectations.”
  • Chevalier Named To Gold Glove Team
    June 10, 2008
    KEENE, N.H. – Keene State College’s Jamie Chevalier was one of nine Division III players named to the ABCA/Rawlings Gold Glove team announced on Tuesday. The junior second baseman from Amherst, N.H. posted a fine .980 fielding percentage making just five errors in 256 opportunities while helping the Owls turn a program high 49 double plays this past season. It’s quite an honor,” said Chevalier, the first Owls to receive the award. “I’ve always taken a lot of pride in my defense.”
  • Little East Sends 3 To NEIBA All-Star Game
    June 04, 2008
    NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass. – Three Little East Conference student-athletes earned the opportunity to play at historic Fenway Park, host of the 2008 New England Intercollegiate Baseball Association’s (NEIBA) College All-Star Game on Saturday, June 14. Keene State College seniors Jamie Morin (Goffstown, N.H.) and Joe Rousseau (Nashua, N.H.) will join Western Connecticut State University senior catcher Matt Gardiner (Teryville, Conn.) on the 29-man Division II-III roster.
  • RIC Baseball Sends 3 To Prominent Summer Leagues
    June 04, 2008
    PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Three members of the Rhode Island College baseball team will see action in several prestigious leagues this summer. Juniors Eric Fama (Wappinger Falls, N.Y.), Josh Cardoso (Dartmouth, Mass.), and Chris O'Connors (North Kingstown, R.I.) will represent the Anchormen in three of the nation's premier leagues.
  • Burleson, D'Alfonso Named to ABCA Division III All-America Team
    May 22, 2008
    GORHAM, Maine -- Two members of the University of Southern Maine baseball team have been named to the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) Division III All-America team that was announced Thursday evening at the pre-tournament banquet for NCAA Division III Championship Finals being played in Grand Chute, Wisconsin.
  • Ford Named To D3Baseball.com All-America Team
    May 21, 2008
    KEENE, N.H. – Greg Ford has the distinction of becoming Keene State College’s first baseball All-America. On Wednesday, the senior outfielder/reliever from Nashua, N.H. was named to the 2008 D3Baseball.com All-America team.
  • 6 Players Earn Regional All-Tournament Honors
    May 19, 2008
    NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass. – The Little East Conference placed six student-athletes on the 2008 NCAA Division III Baseball Regional All-Tournament teams, highlighted by the University of Southern Maine’s three selections. Eastern Connecticut State University was represented with a pair of picks, while Keene State College had a lone honoree.
  • 5 Owls to face Pride in N.H. All-Star Game
    May 19, 2008
    KEENE, N.H. – Just back from the NCAA Division III New England Regional Tournament, five senior members of the Keene State College baseball team will be back on the diamond on Tuesday in Nashua. Pitchers Jamie Morin (Goffstown, N.H.) and Phil Mabey (Williamstown, Mass.), third baseman Joe Rousseau (Nashua, N.H.) , shortstop Ryan Jones (Nashua, N.H.), and outfielder/closer Greg Ford (Nashua, N.H.). will join a group of New Hampshire College All-Stars that will face the Nashua Pride in a game scheduled for 7:05 at Holman Stadium.
  • Burleson Named New England Baseball Player of the Year
    May 15, 2008
    NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass. - University of Southern Maine junior shortstop Chris Burleson (Portland, Maine) was named the New England Baseball Division III Player of the Year this afternoon. The Little East Conference earned 14 all-regional selections.
  • Burleson Headlines Little East Baseball Awards
    May 14, 2008
    NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass. – The Little East Conference office announced its 2008 Little East Baseball All-Conference teams and end of the season awards this afternoon after a vote by the eight head coaches. University of Southern Maine junior shortstop Chris Burleson (Portland, Maine) earned Player of the Year honors, while UMass Boston senior Nick Conway (Methuen, Mass.) was selected Pitcher of the Year. The Huskies’ freshman catcher Jordan Berthiaume (Berlin, Conn.) and Keene State College freshman outfielder Bobby Doyon (Keene, N.H.) shared Rookie of the Year recognition, while Owls’ skipper Ken Howe was tabbed Coach of the Year.
  • Hobbes, Church Named CoSIDA Academic All-District
    May 13, 2008
    WILLIMANTIC, Conn. – Junior baseball player Tristan Hobbes (Utica, NY) and sophomore softball player Kim Church (Farmington) have been recognized for their academic and athletic successes this year by earning spots on the ESPN The Magazine/College Division District I Academic All-District Team, as voted upon by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
  • KSC, USM and ECSU to Represent LEC in NCAA Baseball Regionals
    May 12, 2008
    The NCAA Division III Baseball Committee has announced the 54 teams that will compete in the 2008 NCAA Division III Baseball Championship. Six teams will compete at five first-round sites; eight teams will compete at three first-round sites. All first rounds will use a double-elimination format. Thirty-four conference champions qualified automatically.
  • Keene State Captures Baseball Tournament
    May 10, 2008
    KEENE, N.H.– Needing two wins to capture their first-ever Little East Conference baseball championship, top seed Keene State did just that on Saturday at Owl Athletic Complex, defeating third seed University of Southern Maine 21-2 and 14-5 to win its first ever Little East Conference crown. Keene State (33-9), which set a program record for wins with its second game victory, earns the conferences' automatic berth to the NCAA tournament which begins Wednesday in Harwich, Mass.
  • Keene State earns top seed in baseball tournament
    May 04, 2008
    NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass. –Keene State College clinched the program’s first outright Little East Conference Regular Season Championship this afternoon, earning the top seed and right to host the 2008 Little East Conference Baseball Championship Tournament. The Owls will host the six team, double elimination tournament at the Owl Athletic Complex, beginning at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, May 7, 2008.
  • Little East Represented In NEIBA Poll
    April 23, 2008
    NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass. – The representation of Little East Conference members remains strong in the latest edition of the New England Intercollegiate Baseball Association Division III poll. Keene State College, Eastern Connecticut State University, and the University of Southern Maine each made progress in the fourth rankings of the season. The Owls sit in the second position, while the Warriors and Huskies are ranked fifth and seventh, respectively.
  • Owls sweep Corsairs to set consecutive wins mark
    April 20, 2008
    KEENE, N.H. - Keene State swept a Little East Conference doubleheader against UMass-Dartmouth at Owl Athletic Complex on Sunday. KSC collected 16 hits in a 14-2 win in the opener. Senior Greg Ford (Nashua, N.H.) made a run-saving catch and then picked the save in a come-from-behind 5-4 victory in the nightcap. Winners of 11 straight, the #19 ranked Owls (24-5, 10-1 LEC) set a record for consecutive wins, breaking the previous mark (10) set last season. UMass-Dartmouth falls to 3-25 (1-9 LEC).
  • Keene State College highlights NEIBA Division III Poll
    April 15, 2008
    NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass. – The Little East Conference place a conference-best three institutions on the latest edition of the New England Intercollegiate Baseball Association Division III Poll, highlighted by Keene State College’s third place ranking. The Owls are joined by No. 6 Rhode Island College and No. 8 University of Southern Maine.
  • Kevin Levandowski and Matt Fontaine earn ECAC weekly praise
    April 10, 2008
    NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass.- For the first time on the campaign, two student-athletes from the Little East Conference were selected to the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) New England Division III weekly awards program. Plymouth State junior Kevin Levandowski (Derry, N.H.) and Eastern Connecticut State University sophomore Matt Fontaine (Cranston, R.I.) were named Player and Pitcher of the Week, respectively.
  • Fontaine fans 17 in Eastern Connecticut win
    April 05, 2008
    MANSFIELD, Conn. – Sophomore right-handed pitcher Matt Fontaine (Cranston, RI) equalled his season total with 17 strikeouts in throwing the first complete game and first shutout of his career as the Eastern Connecticut State University baseball team shut out Western Connecticut State University, 5-0, Saturday afternoon at the Eastern Baseball Stadium.
  • Anthony D'Alfonso earns ECAC weekly praise
    April 02, 2008
    NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass. - For the second straight week, a student-athlete from a Little East Conference institution has been selected the Eastern College Athletic Association (ECAC) New England Division III Player of the Week. Southern Maine junior outfielder Anthony D'Alfonso (Westbrook, Maine) earned the weekly accolade after leading the Huskies to an 8-1 mark for the week ending March 30.
  • Little East Conference tops NEIBA Poll
    April 02, 2008
    NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass. – The Little East Conference placed a conference-best three institutions on the latest edition of the New England Intercollegiate Baseball Association (NEIBA) regional poll, recently released by the NEIBA conference office. Keene State College highlighted the Little East Conference contingent at No. 3, while the University of Southern Maine and Eastern Connecticut State University were ranked sixth and seventh, respectively.
  • Tupman Makes Kansas City Royals Opening Day Roster
    March 31, 2008
    PLYMOUTH, N.H. – For the first time in history, a former Plymouth State University baseball player has made a Major League Baseball roster. Former Panther catcher Matt Tupman (Concord, N.H.), who played his freshman season at Plymouth State in 2000 before transferring to the University of Massachusetts Lowell, made the 2008 opening day roster for the Kansas City Royals.
  • Keene State's Ford Sets Owls' Career Home Run Mark
    March 30, 2008
    MANSFIELD, CONN. - In a re-match of the championship round of last year's Little East Conference and NCAA Division III New England regional tournaments, Keene State and Eastern Conn. State split a Little East Conference doubleheader in Mansfield, Conn. on Sunday. The Warriors came from behind to hand the Owls a 7-4 loss in the opener. KSC came back to take the second game 4-3.
  • Shawn Gilblair named ECAC New England Player of the Week
    March 24, 2008
    NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass. Eastern Connecticut starting pitcher Shawn Gilbair was recently named the ECAC New England Division III Player of the Week for his performance on the baseball diamond.
  • Ross, Skeffington named Southern Maine captains
    March 19, 2008
    GORHAM Maine -- University of Southern Maine seniors Adam Ross (Spruce Head, Maine/Rockland) and Eddie Skeffington (Everett, Mass.) have been named captains of the Huskies' baseball team which opens its 2008 season tomorrow in Arizona. Ross and Skeffington are the only seniors on the 32-player roster announced recently by veteran head coach Ed Flaherty. The Huskies will play 12 games in Chandler, Arizona, before returning to New England for their Little East Conference opening doubleheader at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth on March 30. The team's home opener is scheduled for April 1 against Bowdoin College.
  • Gilblair stymies Steven's for 20th career win
    March 05, 2008
    HOBOKEN, N.J. – Junior left-handed pitcher Shawn Gilblair (Windham) pitched six shutout innings in a starting role to achieve his 20th career victory in Eastern Connecticut State University’s 9-1 baseball win over Stevens Tech Wednesday afternoon at Dobbelaar Field.
  • Warriors picked as Little East Conference favorite
    February 27, 2008
    PROVIDENCE, R.I.—The Eastern Connecticut State University baseball team was recently unanimously selected to repeat as the 2008 Little East Conference Champions after the eight head coaches voted in the annual preseason coaches’ poll released by the conference office this afternoon.
  • Keene State College ranked 25th in national baseball poll
    January 23, 2008
    KEENE, N.H. - Set to begin its indoor spring practice in a few weeks, the Keene State College baseball team has been ranked 25th in the inaugural 2008 National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA)-D3baseball.com preseason Division III Poll, announced on Wednesday.
  • Eastern Connecticut ranked No. 6
    December 28, 2007
    WILLIMANTIC, Conn. – The Eastern Connecticut State University baseball team is ranked sixth nationally in the 2008 Collegiate Baseball/NCAA Division III National Pre-Season Baseball Poll, released Wednesday.