SALEM, MASS. ? Salem State Director of Athletics Peggy Carl is pleased to announce that Eric Small has been named the new head men's lacrosse coach, replacing Trevor Eaton, who led the program for the past 13 seasons. "Eric's obvious passion for lacrosse as well as his head coaching experience and previous work in admissions will all be huge assets to the Viking lacrosse program. His deep desire to move the men's lacrosse program forward coupled with his relentlessness as a recruiter will be exciting to watch. We are so pleased to welcome Eric to the Salem State family."
SALEM, MASS. ? Salem State Director of Athletics & Recreation is pleased to announce the hiring of Karen McNulty as the new head women's volleyball coach. McNulty will replace Marc Turiano, who resigned after four seasons. "Karen is a great addition to our coaching staff. Her years of head coaching experience at all levels in NCAA volleyball and her recruiting expertise will help to move our program to the next level. We are fortunate to have a coach of Karen's caliber on our staff and are looking forward with great enthusiasm to the future of the program."
SALEM, MASS. -- Ariel LaRosa has been named the new head coach of the Salem State softball program, as announced this week by Salem State Director of Athletics Peggy Carl. ""We are so thrilled to welcome Ariel LaRosa to the Viking coaching ranks. Her playing and coaching experiences are impressive and her experience recruiting qualified student-athletes will serve the program well. We are excited to watch as she refocuses and reinvigorates the Viking softball program."
Salem, Mass. -- The Little East Conference has announced the Spring Sports All-Academic Teams for the 2017 season, and the list includes seven Salem State University student-athletes from men's lacrosse and men's tennis.
Westfield, MA --- 69 Salem State student-athletes were named to the 2017 MASCAC Spring All-Academic Team in an announcement by the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference on Wednesday. A total of 790 student-athletes were honored for their work in the classroom this past winter and spring.
SALEM, MASS. ? Senior hockey standout Marcus Zelzer (Green Bay, Wisc.) has been selected to receive a National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Postgraduate Scholarship. Zelzer is among 58 winter sport student-athletes from NCAA Divisions I, II and III to be awarded a $7,500 scholarship, and is the first Salem State student-athlete to be selected by the NCAA. The one-time scholarships are awarded three times a year corresponding to each sport season (Fall, Winter & Spring). The scholarships are awarded to student-athletes who excel academically and athletically and who are at least in their final year of intercollegiate athletics competition.
SALEM, MASS. ? Salem State Athletics & Recreation has announced the hiring of Al Berger as the University's new head women's basketball coach. Berger replaces Michelle Cunningham, who held the position for six seasons.