2014-15 Lesley University Baseball News

  • Muratore Named NECC Rookie of the Year; Polidor, Parson Earn Honors
    May 11, 2015
    ATTLEBORO, Mass. – Lesley University freshman Tom Muratore (Mamaroneck, N.Y.) has been announced as the 2015 New England Collegiate Conference Rookie of the Year. Muratore, who was honored with the award following a vote of the league’s coaches, was also placed on the NECC Second Team All-Conference. Joining him with Second Team honors is junior Gustavo Polidor (Caracas, Venezuela) and senior Rob Parson (Commack, N.Y.).
  • Baseball's Season Comes to Close in Extra Inning Loss
    May 09, 2015
    NEW LONDON, Conn. – For the second straight day Lesley University traveled into extra innings and found themselves on the losing end as the Lynx saw their season come to a close after a 6-4 loss to Becker College in a New England Collegiate Conference Championship Tournament elimination game today at Mitchell’s Alumni Field.
  • Late Rally Comes Up Short as Baseball Falls in Extra's in NECC Tourney
    May 08, 2015
    NEW LONDON, Conn. – Trailing 6-2 in the ninth Lesley University scored four runs to force extra innings but saw their comeback effort fall short as Elms College freshman Zach Lawrence (Colchester, Conn.) singled home the game-winning run in the bottom of the 12th inning to give the Blazers the 7-6 victory in the New England Collegiate Conference Championship opener for both schools.
  • Baseball Enters NECC Tournament as No. 3 Seed
    May 07, 2015
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – A year after qualifying for the postseason for the first time in program history, the Lesley University baseball team will return to the New England Collegiate Conference Championship Tournament this weekend as they vie for their first-ever NECC title.
  • Baseball Comes Back to Earn NECC Tourney Berth
    May 04, 2015
    NORTHBOROUGH, Mass. – Lesley University punched their ticket to the New England Collegiate Conference Championship Tournament for the second straight season as the Lynx overcame three separate deficits in a do-or-die game to top Daniel Webster College 6-4 in the regular season finale.
  • Baseball Too Much for UMPI, Sweep Twin-Bill
    May 02, 2015
    OLD ORCHARD BEACH, Maine – Lesley University swept a non-conference doubleheader with University of Maine Presque Isle this afternoon at the historic Ballpark in Old Orchard Beach, Maine. The Lynx slugged out 17 hits in a 9-1 win in the opener before staving off an Owls comeback attempt to take game two 7-4.
  • ENC Blanks Baseball On Way to Doubleheader Sweep
    April 30, 2015
    QUINCY, Mass.- Lesley University saw their three-game winning streak come to an end as Eastern Nazarene College took both ends of a non-conference doubleheader this afternoon at Bradley Field. The Lions earned a 7-4 win in the opener before senior Brandon Wells (Rancho Santa Fe, Calif.) tossed a complete game, one-hit shutout to secure the 6-0 for the hosts in game two.
  • Muratore Tabbed as NECC Pitcher of the Week
    April 27, 2015
    ATTLEBORO, Mass. – New England Collegiate Conference Assistant Commissioner for Media Relations, Roger Crosley, has announced Tom Muratore (Mamaroneck, N.Y.) as the Pitcher of the Week for the week ending Sunday, April 26th. This is the second weekly honor for Muratore as he earned NECC Rookie of the Week honors back on March 23rd.
  • Baseball Completes Weekend Sweep of Becker with Wild Win on Sunday
    April 26, 2015
    ROCHDALE, Mass. – Lesley University completed their first-ever series sweep of Becker College in a wild 17-16 win on Sunday afternoon in Rochdale, Mass. After holding an 8-4 lead in the fifth inning, the Lynx had to battle back to score seven runs in the eighth inning to force extra innings before scoring a pair in the top of the tenth to secure the win.
  • Baseball Walks Off, Sweeps Becker on Senior Night
    April 25, 2015
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Lesley University battled to a pair of wins over Becker College in New England Collegiate Conference play tonight at Trum Memorial Stadium. The Lynx used an Adam Ciampi (Westford, Mass.) walk-off single in the bottom of the seventh inning to take game one 3-2 before breaking out for a 10-2 victory in the nightcap.
  • UMass Boston Clings to Early Lead to Top Baseball
    April 22, 2015
    BROCKTON, Mass. – Lesley University dropped a non-conference affair to UMass Boston 9-4 this afternoon at Campanelli Stadium in Brockton, Mass. Freshman Steve Witkowski (Pittsfield, Mass.) pitched seven scoreless innings, striking out two and allowing just two hits to earn his first win of the season to propel the Beacons to 14-12 on the season. The loss drops the Lynx to 8-19 overall.
  • Baseball Falls to Mitchell in Series Finale
    April 19, 2015
    HAVERHILL, Mass. – Mitchell College completed the three game sweep of Lesley University as the Mariners clipped the Lynx 6-2 in the New England Collegiate Conference three game series finale this afternoon at Trinity Stadium in Haverhill, Mass. With the win, the Mariners improve to 20-3 on the season and 11-1 in the NECC while the loss drops the Lynx to 8-18 overall and 5-9 in conference play.
  • Baseball Drops Both Ends of Doubleheader at Mitchell
    April 18, 2015
    NEW LONDON, Conn. – Lesley University dropped the first two games of the New England Collegiate Conference weekend series against Mitchell College by final scores of 7-1 and 15-5 on Saturday afternoon at Alumni Field on the Mitchell campus.
  • 8th Inning Rally Leads Baseball Past Elms
    April 14, 2015
    HOLYOKE, Mass. – The Elms College baseball was unable to overcome an eighth-inning rally from Lesley University, falling to the Lynx, 6-4, in a New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) game at MacKenzie Stadium Tuesday evening. The Blazers dropped to 8-11 on the season with a 3-6 mark in NECC, while Lesley improved to 8-15 overall, and 5-6 in the NECC.
  • Mountaineers Take Both Ends of Doubleheader Over Baseball
    April 12, 2015
    HAVERHILL, Mass. – Southern Vermont College avenged yesterday’s 9-3 loss and swept both ends of today’s New England Collegiate Conference doubleheader over Lesley University as the Mountaineers take the regular season series 2-1. SVC topped Lesley 5-1 in game one before taking a 10-4 decision in game two in what was a gorgeous day at Trinity Stadium.
  • Baseball Comes From Behind to Top SVC
    April 11, 2015
    PLYMOUTH, Mass. – Lesley University freshman Tom Muratore (Mamaroneck, N.Y.) continued his stellar rookie season as he went 8.2 IP and struck out a career-high 11 as the Lynx came from behind to top Southern Vermont College 9-3 this afternoon in New England Collegiate Conference action. Muratore limited the Mountaineers to just five hits and three runs (one earned) and walked just three as he improves to 4-1 on the year.
  • Late Rally Carries Lions Past Baseball
    April 08, 2015
    QUINCY, Mass.- The Eastern Nazarene College baseball team erased a one-run deficit in the bottom of the sixth inning, utilizing a five-run outburst to propel the Lions to a 7-4 non-conference win over Lesley University in a cold, rain soaked afternoon at Bradley Field.The victory lifts the Lions to 6-14 on the season and snaps a seven-game skid. The Lynx fall to 6-13 overall with the result.
  • Baseball Spring Newsletter is Now Available
    April 07, 2015
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The midseason version of the Lesley University Baseball Program Newsletter has now been made available for all Lynx family and friends. Stay up to date with the Lynx, get to know the players, test your Lesley Baseball knowledge, and much more.
  • Fitchburg State Hangs On To Top Baseball
    April 02, 2015
    AUBURN, Mass. – Fitchburg State University defeated Lesley University 5-2 in a non-conference tilt on Thursday night in Auburn, Mass. The Falcons improve to 7-5 with the win while the loss drops the Lynx to 6-12 on the year. FSU Junior designated hitter Steven Drury Jr. (Leominster, Mass.) powered the offense for the hosts as he finished 2-for-5 with three RBI and a two-run homer in the winning effort.
  • Late Charge Falls Short as Baseball Bested by Elms
    March 31, 2015
    NORTHBOROUGH, Mass. – Elms College swept both ends of the doubleheader tonight in New England Collegiate Conference action at the New England Baseball Complex in Northborough, Mass. Elms junior Tom Weldon (Springfield, Mass.) threw a complete game shutout as the Blazers took game one 3-0 before holding off a late-inning rally to prevail with a 5-4 victory in game two.
  • Blanchard, Iadevaio Garner NECC Weekly Awards
    March 30, 2015
    ATTLEBORO, Mass. – After a week that saw the Lynx nab two New England Collegiate Conference victories over Daniel Webster College, junior Casey Blanchard (Bernardston, Mass.) and freshman Nick Iadevaio (Mineola, N.Y.) have been named NECC Player of the Week and NECC Rookie of the Week, respectively. NECC Assistant Commissioner for Media Relations Roger Crosley made the announcement today in the Conference Weekly Report
  • Baseball Rides Young Pitching to DH Sweep of DWC
    March 27, 2015
    RINDGE, N.H. – Lesley University received two complete game shutouts from freshmen Tom Muratore (Mamaroneck, N.Y.) and Nick Iadevaio (Mineola, N.Y.) as the Lynx swept a doubleheader with Daniel Webster College tonight in New England Collegiate Conference action on the campus of Franklin Pierce University. The Lynx defeated the Eagles 5-0 in game one before following up with a 6-0 win in game two as they improve to 6-9 on the season and 3-2 in NECC play. With the pair of losses, Daniel Webster slips to 3-8 on the year and 0-5 in conference action
  • Framingham State Slugs Past Baseball
    March 25, 2015
    NORTHBORO, Mass. – Framingham State University slugged their way past Lesley University 19-0 in a rain-soaked evening at the New England Baseball Complex in Northboro, Mass. Senior infielder Ivan Colon (Waltham, Mass.) hit two homeruns to power the attack as the Rams improve to 8-5 on the year, while the loss drops the Lynx to 4-9 on the season.
  • Muratore Collects Rookie of the Week Honor From NECC
    March 23, 2015
    ATTLEBORO, Mass. – Lesley University freshman Tom Muratore (Mamaroneck, N.Y.) has been named New England Collegiate Conference Rookie of the Week this week following a two-hit shutout in a win over Newbury College. NECC Assistant Commissioner for Media Relations, Roger Crosley, made the announcement today in the conference Weekly Report.
  • Baseball Falls in Rubber Match with Newbury
    March 22, 2015
    HAVERHILL, Mass. -- Lesley University found themselves on the losing end of the rubber match of a three-game set with Newbury College in New England Collegiate Conference action tonight at Trinity Stadium in Haverhill, Mass. The Nighthawks improve to 7-9 overall and 3-4 in NECC play with the win while the Lynx fall to 4-8 on the year and 1-2 in the conference.
  • Muratore Carries Baseball to Split with Newbury
    March 21, 2015
    HAVERHILL, Mass. – Lesley University and Newbury College split a pair of pitcher’s duels on a chilly night tonight at Trinity Park in Haverhill, Mass. The Lynx move to 4-7 overall as they open up New England Collegiate Conference play at 1-1 on the year while the Nighthawks move to 6-9 on the season and 2-4 in conference play.
  • Baseball Falls to St. Mike's in Southern Trip Finale
    March 19, 2015
    AUBURNDALE, Fla. – Lesley University wrapped up their annual trip to the RussMatt Invitational this afternoon as they fell 13-1 to NCAA Division II program St. Michael’s College at Lake Myrtle Park in Auburndale, Fla
  • Baseball Drops Pair of Extra Inning Thrillers with Keene St.
    March 18, 2015
    WINTER HAVEN, Fla – Entering today, the RussMatt Invitational has been full of exciting baseball for Lesley University as the Lynx have played four games that have been decided by two runs or less, two of which were settled in extra innings. Today was no different as the Lynx found themselves playing extra frames in both games as they dropped both ends of a doubleheader to Keene State College.
  • Extra Inning Heroics Lead to Baseball's Split with Utica
    March 16, 2015
    LAKEWOOD, Fla. – Ray Cohen’s (Coventry, Conn.) walk-off single in the bottom of the eighth inning led Lesley University to a 3-2 win in the opening game of a doubleheader with Utica College this afternoon at Henley Field in Lakeland, Fla. The Lynx dropped game two 2-0 leading the two schools to split the twin-billing.
  • MCLA's Late Comeback Secures Doubleheader Sweep Over Baseball
    March 15, 2015
    AUBURNDALE, Fla. – The Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts scored two runs in the top of the seventh to tie the game at 3-3 before adding the winning run in the eighth as the Trailblazers secured the doubleheader sweep of the Lynx today at Lake Myrtle Park in Auburndale, Fla. MCLA’s 4-3 extra-inning win came after topping Lesley 10-1 in the first game of the afternoon.
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