2017 LEC Baseball News

  • Little East Announces 2017 Spring All-Academic Teams
    June 30, 2017
    PAWTUCKET, R.I. – The Little East Conference announced the 2016-17 Spring All-Academic teams today, honoring 234 student-athletes in its seven spring championship sports, baseball, men’s lacrosse, women’s lacrosse, men’s outdoor track & field, women’s outdoor track & field, softball and men’s tennis.
  • Eastern Connecticut State Wins Little East Presidents’ Cup for 2016-17
    June 23, 2017
    PAWTUCKET, R.I. – Eastern Connecticut State University has won its third consecutive Little East Conference Presidents’ Cup for its overall academic performance during the 2016-17 season. The Warriors registered a cumulative grade point average of 3.12 for both the fall 2016 and spring 2017 academic calendar.
  • Eastern Connecticut State Wins LEC Commissioner’s Cup
    June 14, 2017
    PAWTUCKET, R.I. – For the first time in the 17-year history of the Little East Conference Commissioner’s Cup, the Eastern Connecticut State Warriors claimed the league’s top honor for overall institutional performance on the competitive playing field. The Warriors accumulated a point average of 5.735 in the 2016-17 season.
  • UMass Boston Baseball Eliminated From College World Series
    May 28, 2017
    APPLETON, Wis. – A walk-off error in the bottom of the ninth inning gave North Central College (IL) a 5-4 win as they eliminated 17th/19th ranked UMass Boston from the 2017 Division III College World Series Sunday afternoon at Fox Cities Stadium at Neuroscience Group Field.
  • D3baseball.com 2017 All-America team Announced; LEC nabs Three Honors
    May 24, 2017
    Eastern Connecticut State's Alex Zachary earned D3baseball.com First Team All-America honors while Southern Maine's Dylan Hapworth garnered Third Team and UMass Boston's Chris Fowler grabbed Honorable Mention All-America status.
  • ECSU' Zachary Named ABCA/Rawlings New England Player of the Year; Nine Named All-Region
    May 23, 2017
    The 2017 ABCA/Rawlings NCAA Div. III All-Region teams and Regional Players of the Year have been announced in all eight regions. The teams are voted on by members of the American Baseball Coaches Association and the process is led by the ABCA NCAA Div. III All-America Committee.
  • UMass Boston Beacons Heading to Appleton, Wisconsin!
    May 23, 2017
    PAWTUCKET. R.I. – The UMass Boston Beacons has earned a spot in the NCAA Division III Baseball College World Series after winning the New England Regional last weekend. The Beacons will be back in action to face off against North Central (IL) on Friday, May 26 for a 4:30 p.m.
  • 2017 D3baseball.com All-Region Announced; Seven Honored.
    May 23, 2017
    The 2017 D3baseball.com All-Region teams have been announced. The 2017 season marks the sixth year that D3baseball.com has named All-Region teams, with 800 players nominated. The ballot was then made available to SIDs, who voted for a predetermined number of players in their region, as well as D3baseball.com staff and contributors.
  • LEC Announces 2017 Baseball All-Conference Teams
    May 16, 2017
    PAWTUCKET, R.I. – The Little East Conference announced its 2017 Baseball All-Conference Teams and Major Awards as voted on by the eight LEC head coaches. The Southern Maine Huskies edged out UMass Boston to claim the 2017 Little East Conference regular season championship by one game, the program’s 12th LEC regular season title and sixth straight.
  • UMass Boston Top Seed in New England, Southern Maine At-Large Bid in Regionals
    May 16, 2017
    The Beacons will face Penn-State Berks, who are the eight-seed, at 1 p.m. on Thursday, May 18 in the New England Region and the Huskies are the second seed in the six-team, double-elimination New York Regional and will face Castleton University in Game Two on Thursday (2:30 p.m.).
  • LEC Announces Final Baseball Weekly Awards
    May 08, 2017
    The Little East Conference announced the final weekly awards for the 2017 baseball season as the league gears up for the 2017 LEC Tournament hosted by Southern Maine.
  • Southern Maine Athletic Director Al Bean Named LEC Influencer
    May 05, 2017
    PAWTUCKET, R.I. - There are many figures in the history of the Little East Conference who have made a tremendous impact upon the direction of the league. There are also numerous figures that have shaped the course of the athletics programs with the work they have done. But few have done both to such a large degree as Al Bean.
  • #LEC30 Top Moment | Southern Maine Baseball
    May 05, 2017
    PAWTUCKET, R.I. - Arguably the most successful sport sponsored by the Little East Conference has been baseball. Member schools have won a combined six National Championships, with three coming after the conference began sponsoring baseball in 1996. Of the success that the conference has had in the sport, few can match the consistent success of the Southern Maine Huskies.
  • Tulley Named to D3Baseball.com Team of the Week
    May 02, 2017
    BOSTON, Mass. – After a shutdown performance in Saturday’s 6-0 win over Plymouth State University senior righty Matt Tulley (Lowell, Mass.) was named to the D3Baseball.com Team of the Week.
  • LEC Announces Baseball Weekly Awards
    May 01, 2017
    The Little East Conference has announced the baseball weekly awards for the week ending, April 30, 2017.
  • LEC Announces Baseball Weekly Awards
    April 24, 2017
    Plymouth State's Krajewski and Southern Maine's Dexter and Hapworth earns LEC weekly baseball awards.
  • Hapworth and Callahan Earns LEC Baseball Weekly Awards
    April 17, 2017
    The Little East Conference announced the baseball weekly awards for the week ending, April 16, 2017.
  • Little East Conference Announces Baseball Weekly Awards
    April 10, 2017
    Southern Maine's Warren and Rice, UMass Dartmouth's Knell receive LEC weekly awards.
  • LEC Announces Baseball Weekly Awards
    April 03, 2017
    The Little East Conference has announced the weekly award winners for baseball for the week ending, April 2, 2017.
  • LEC Announces Baseball Weekly Awards
    March 27, 2017
    The Little East Conference has announced the weekly award winners for baseball for the week ending, March 26, 2017.
  • University of Southern Maine to Name Baseball Field in Honor of Veteran Head Coach Ed Flaherty on April 30
    March 21, 2017
    GORHAM, Maine – In recognition of his more than three-decades long service to the University of Southern Maine and his exceptionally successfully coaching career at the charge of the Huskies’ baseball team, veteran head coach Ed Flaherty, now in his 32nd season at USM, will receive the one honor that he has not yet collected in his outstanding career, when the University of Southern Maine and the Department of Athletics renames the baseball field in his honor on April 30 prior to the Huskies’ game against Western New England College.
  • LEC Baseball Weekly Awards Announced
    March 20, 2017
    The Little East Conference announced the baseball weekly awards for the week ending March 19, 2017.
  • Southern Maine Baseball Coach, Ed Flaherty Named LEC Influencer
    March 17, 2017
    PAWTUCKET, R.I. – University of Southern Maine’s head baseball coach Ed Flaherty has been leading one of the most successful and widely respected baseball programs in the nation. As he enters his 32nd season at the helm for the Huskies, Flaherty has accumulated a career record of 940-422-4 and captured two NCAA Division III Baseball National Championships in eight College World Series appearances.
  • #LEC30 Top Moment | LEC Baseball Teams Win Back-to-Back National Titles in 1997, 1998
    March 17, 2017
    PAWTUCKET, R.I. – The Little East Conference was developed as a basketball only conference in 1986 and baseball didn’t become an official Little East Conference sponsored sport until 1997. The Little East Conference inherited several great baseball programs, including Eastern Connecticut State and the University of Southern Maine and the two programs made a historic statement by putting the Little East Conference on the baseball map after winning back-to-back national championships in 1997 and 1998.
  • Little East Conference Announces Baseball Weekly Awards
    March 13, 2017
    The Little East Conference announced the first weekly awards for the 2017 baseball season for the week ending March 12, 2017.
  • Former Eastern Connecticut Coach Bill Holowaty Named LEC Influencer
    March 10, 2017
    PAWTUCKET, R.I. – When researching New England baseball, it is near impossible to not come across the historic success obtained by former Eastern Connecticut State head baseball coach, Bill Holowaty. Coach Holowaty retired following his 45th season as head coach in 2013 with an overall record of 1,404-525-7 and four NCAA Division III National Championships.
  • Little East Conference Launches Official Roku Streaming Channel
    March 02, 2017
    PAWTUCKET, R.I. – The Little East Conference through partnership with their official web-streaming broadcast partner, Stretch Internet, has announced the release of the official Little East Conference Roku channel. The free subscription to the Little East Conference Roku channel allows fans access to all LEC games live or on-demand and can be found by searching for “Little East Conference” on the Roku Channel Store.
  • PODCAST #6 | LEC Baseball Season Preview
    February 23, 2017
    This edition of the Little East Conference podcast is a preview of the 2017 LEC Baseball season. We interviewed several LEC men's head baseball coaches to discuss their expectations of this year.
  • Preseason Favorites UMass Boston Baseball Ready for 2017
    February 23, 2017
    PAWTUCKET, R.I. - The 2017 Little East Conference baseball preseason poll has been released by the conference office with the defending regular season champions, UMass Boston Beacons garnering six first place votes for 55 points named the 2017 favorites to win the Little East title.