Cambridge, Mass. – Senior Ryan Pumphret (Shrewsbury, MA), landed on the 2019 ABCA/Rawlings NCAA Division III All-New England Region Second Team, as a designated hitter, as announced by the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) on Tuesday afternoon. Pumphret was also named to the New England Intercollegiate Baseball Association's (NEIBA) Division III All-New England Second Team, as a designated hitter.
The NCAA Div. III All-Region teams and Regional Players of the Year are voted on by members of the ABCA and the process is led by the ABCA NCAA Div. III All-America Committee. Pumphret is one of five representatives from the New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) to receive an all-region selection. Last season, Pumphret was selected to the All-New England Region Third Team.
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- Pumphret led the Lynx offensively during the season. The senior put together a .412 batting average along with 47 hits, eight doubles, nine home runs, 25 RBI's, a .719 slugging percentage, and a .507 on-base percentage.
- Pumphret finishs a Lesley career with 172 hits, 108 RBI's, 32 home runs, and a career batting average of .359. Pumphret contributed to the Lynx first ever NECC Conference Championship in 2017, and has recieved the 2019 Lesley University Male Athlete of the Year.
- Amongst the NECC, Pumphret ranked high in many statistical categories. Pumphret was outright leader in SLG and the co-leader in homeruns. Meanwhile, Pumphret placed top five in the conference in AVG, and OBP. Pumphret's tremendous season earned two All-Conference honors (1st team at Designated Hitter and 2nd team at First Base), and a spot on NECC All-Tournament team.
- Pumphret will represent Lesley in the NEIBA All-Star game, on Friday May 31. The game will take place at Dunkin Donuts Park in Hartford, CT, with the game beginning at noon.
ABCA/Rawlings All-Region first-team selections are nominated for ABCA/Rawlings All-America honors. The ABCA/Rawlings NCAA Div. III All-Americans will be announced the evening of Thursday, May 30. The ABCA/Rawlings Gold Glove teams for all divisions will be announced Wednesday, June 19.
ABOUT THE ABCA
The ABCA, founded in 1945, is the primary professional organization for baseball coaches at the amateur level. Its over 11,000 members represent all 50 states and 25 countries. Since its initial meeting of 27 college baseball coaches in June 1945, Association membership has broadened to include eight divisions: NCAA Division I, II and III, NAIA, NJCAA, Pacific Association Division, High School and Youth.
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