St. John’s will name Corey Muscara as pitching coach according to CBD sources close to the situation. Muscara served as an assistant coach last season at Southern New Hampshire where he helped lead the Penmen to a 43-15 overall record and 12-9 in the Northeast-10 conference. He spent the 2010-2011 season at Binghamton under Tim Sinicki after spending the previous two seasons with Southern New Hampshire. More information will be available soon.
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LYNN – After 42 regular season games and an additional nine playoff contests, the North Shore Navigators battled their way to a second place finish in the division, defeated the defending champion Newport Gulls in the playoffs, and in the end won their first ever NECBL championship after they prevailed in an unforgettable 5-4 win in the NECBL finals last night at Fraser Field.
The final games of the opening round of the NECBL Playoffs took place on Wednesday night with North Shore holding off a late Sanford rally to win their series two games to one. Danbury used a great start from Sean Hagan to defeat the Danbury Westerners 2-0 while the North Adams SteepleCats outhit the Keene Swamp Bats 10-5. North Shore Navigators will take on Newport in the Eastern Division final while North Adams will play the Danbury Westerners.
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RINDGE, N.H. (February 10, 2009) – The Franklin Pierce University baseball team has been selected as the unanimous favorite in the Northeast-10 Conference Preseason Coaches’ Poll, as announced Tuesday by the conference office. The Ravens collected all 13 first-place votes and finished with a perfect 169 points. Continue reading
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SMITHFIELD, RI – The Bryant University baseball team took Northeast-10 rival Southern New Hampshire for 15 runs off 18 hits, batting around in the fifth inning, en route to the Bulldogs’ second shutout of the season, 15-0, Thursday at the Bryant Baseball Complex.
Bryant went up 3-0 by the end of the fourth, scoring one in the bottom of the first and two more in the fourth frame, before exploding for a nine-run, seven-hit fifth inning that saw the Bulldogs (14-10, 4-1 Northeast-10) bat around – and seal a 2008 regular-season sweep of Southern New Hampshire (2-11, 0-5). Continue reading
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South Easton, Mass. – The Northeast-10 reigning regular season and tournament champions were selected to finish first again as voted upon by the conference’s 13 coaches.
Franklin Pierce University, picked to finish second nationally in Division II by Baseball America, finished 26-4 in the Northeast-10 last year claiming its second straight regular season championship and second tournament championship in three years. The Ravens received all 13 first-place votes for a total of 169 points. Continue reading