After Johnson & Wales earned a 15-2 win earlier to force the if-necessary game of the 2019 GNAC Baseball Tournament, St. Joseph's (Maine) earned a thrilling 8-7 victory in 11 innings to win the GNAC title and an automatic qualifier to the NCAA Tournament.
After an extensive nationwide search, Amherst has announced the hiring of JP Pyne as their next head coach. Pyne, who will start work at the beginning of September and becomes just the third coach of the program since 1966.
Pyne brings over 17 years of baseball coaching experience to the Pioneer Valley, including his most recent three seasons as the Head Coach at Clark University in Worcester, Mass.
STANDISH, Maine – Saint Joseph’s College (15-5, 2-0 GNAC) won a pair of drastically different games over Rivier University (5-15, 0-4 GNAC) in Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) baseball action at Larry Mahaney Diamond on Sunday afternoon. The Monks rallied with two runs in the bottom of the seventh to walk off versus the Raiders in the opener, 4-3, and cruised to a 15-0 triumph in the nightcap. With the opening-game victory, 26th-year Head Coach Will Sanborn ’86 claims the 700th win of his illustrious career.
Thirteen teams got in via at-large selections, while seven teams were left at the table and even more never even got into the discussion process. Pat Coleman analyzes who got in, and who was left out, and tells you why, using the NCAA criteria.
Rutgers-Newark knocked off top seeded TCNJ as five teams remain in the NJAC tournament. Top GNAC seed, St. Joseph's (Maine) also lost their GNAC contest today as Lasell sent the Monks home with a 0-2 record.
Johns Hopkins advanced in the opening round of the Centennial Conference and will play Haverford who won in extra innings over Ursinus. Thursday was not as kind to GNAC top seed, St. Joseph's (Maine) as the Monks fell to Johnson & Wales.
Catholic's Brennan Cotter earned a spot on the D3baseball.com's 12th Team of the Week at first base. Joining Cotter are infielders 2B Brian Killinger, Adrian, SS Max McCoomb, St. Joseph's (Maine) and 3B Joey Fredrickson, Bethel.
STANDISH, Maine - #20/22 Saint Joseph's College (31-6, 13-1 GNAC) toppled MIT (20-11-1, 10-7 NEWMAC), 15-5, in non-conference baseball action at Larry Mahaney Diamond on a chilly and wet Monday afternoon. With the win, the Monks have now won seven-consecutive contests. For MIT, the setback snaps a five-game winning streak.
STANDISH, Maine – Saint Joseph's College (17-2, 4-0 GNAC) featured 12 hitters with at least one hit in a 16-2 rout of Husson University (11-10, 5-2 NAC) in non-conference baseball action on a gorgeous Monday afternoon at Larry Mahaney Diamond. The Monks have now won 11 consecutive games.
AUBURNDALE, Fla. – Saint Joseph's College (10-2) capped play in the RussMatt Central Florida Invitational with a mercy-rule 14-4 victory over Benedictine University (IL) (7-6) at Lake Myrtle Field #4 on Sunday morning.
Top seeded teams in their respective conference tournaments, Western New England, Castleton, St. Joseph's (Maine), and Salem State, all rolled up wins on Friday. In the Mid-Atlantic. rain caused delays and cancellations in the scheduled tournaments.
AUBURNDALE, Fla. – Saint Joseph’s College (3-5) produced a pair of victories over Wheaton College (1-2) in the RussMatt Central Florida Invitational on Saturday afternoon. The Monks’ offense came to life with 16 hits, including five doubles, in a 14-6 opening win over the Lyons and scored three runs late to defeat their New England Regional counterpart, 3-2, in the nightcap.