SALEM, MASS. -- Senior Mac Daniel Singleton (Everett, Mass.) earned ABCA/Rawlings All-New England Third Team honors in a vote by the members of the American Baseball Coaches Association on Tuesday. Singleton, topped the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) in batting average, posting a .383 average while earning first-team all-conference recognition. The shortstop also the league in hits (57) and placed in the top 10 in the conference in runs (34), total bases (73), doubles (9) and assists (116). He is the second Salem State player to be recognized in the last two years. Richard Fecteau '16 was a three-time ABCA/Rawlings all-region selection.
BRUNSWICK, Maine ? Salem State lost their opening round match 5-0 to Stevens Institute on Thursday hosted by Bowdoin College. The Little East Champion Vikings were swept in doubles play before Danny Polk (Mechanicsville, Va) and Gabriel Sifuentes (Queens, N.Y.) ended the match for the Ducks with wins at first and sixth singles respectively. Polk defeated Andrew Muttiah (Westwood, Mass.) 6-1, 6-2 while Sifuentes beat Noah Hodgkins (Winthrop, Mass.) 6-0, 6-1. Stevens Institute, the Empire 8 Conference champions, will now advance to play Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute on Friday.
The Gassett Fitness Center will begin our summer hours of operation on TUESDAY, May 15th. These hours will run through FRIDAY, August 31st. Additional information on summer programming (group exercise, intramural sports) will be available soon.
SALEM, MASS. ? Seniors Jen Crovo (Melrose, Mass.) and Marisa Sanchez (Framingham, Mass.) were selected to the 2018 All-MASCAC Softball First-Team on Wednesday. Sanchez, has earned four all-conference berths during her career, including being named first-team three times and Rookie of the Year her freshman season. This season the shortstop led the Vikings with a .392 batting average while finishing in the top-ten in the league in on base percentage (.442) and stolen bases (6). Sanchez also finished second on the team in hits (40) and runs scored (25).
Salem, Mass. ? Junior Paige Giuliano (Braintree, Mass.) was selected to the 2018 All-MASCAC Women's Lacrosse Second-Team in a vote by the eight coaches from around the league on Tuesday. Giuliano started all 17 games for the Vikings, scoring 30 points (16g, 14a). The midfielder tallied a team-leading 52 ground balls, the fourth highest total in the league while placing ninth in the MASCAC in draw controls (54).
SALEM, MASS. -- Little East champion Salem State will face Stevens Institute of Technology, the winners of the Empire 8 Conference, in the opening round of the 2018 NCAA Division III Men's Tennis Tournament on Thursday, May 10 at 2:30 PM at regional host site Bowdoin College. The winner will advance to play Rensselaer (15-3) on Friday,May 11 at 2:30 PM.
WESTFIELD, MASS. -- #3 Framingham State got past #4 Salem State 9-5 in a Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) Tournament elimination game on Sunday at Bud & Jim Hagan Field on the campus of Westfield State University. The Rams (20-18) move on to the championship round against #1 seed Westfield State. The Vikings (22-19) conclude their season.
BOSTON -- Second seed Salem State defeated regular season champion UMass Boston 5-1 on Saturday at BC High for the 2018 Little East Conference Men's Tennis Championship. The Vikings last captured the LEC crown in 2008 and secured the program's fourth NCAA Division III Tournament bid all-time.