Tuesday, June 4, 2013
The Lyons held their sixth annual White Ribbon Day Campaign earlier this year.
The Wheaton College baseball team raised $760 on April 1 through their sixth annual White Ribbon Day Campaign to get more men and boys to prevent violence against women. That amount was matched by the Rockland Trust Bank, bringing the total raised to $1,520. The Lyons did this through an Attleboro-based organization called New Hope, which works to make people safer by ending domestic violence. The college's SMART (sexual misconduct and assault resource team) coordinator, Melissa Rideout, helped organize the event and the team played the University of Southern Maine on April 1 as part of White Ribbon Day. The Wheaton College baseball team is now 32-12 and has qualified for the NCAA Division 3 Tournament for the fourth straight year.
Monday, June 3, 2013
Dan Gusovsky, a senior catcher, and Eric Jensen, a senior shortstop will be playing iin the New England Intercollegiate Baseball Association tonight in Lowell.
Senior catcher Dan Gusovsky (Andover) and senior shortstop Eric Jensen (Gorham, N.H.) have been selected to play in the 39th Annual New England Intercollegiate Baseball Association (NEIBA) All-Star Game on Monday, June 3, at 7 p.m. in Lowell at LeLacheur Park. LeLacheur Park is home to the New York-Penn League Lowell Spinners, the Class A Short Season affiliate of the Boston Red Sox. The gates will open at 6 p.m.and tickets will cost $5. The game is expected to start at approximately 7 p.m.with a pre-game awards ceremony at 6:30. Counting Gusovsky and Jensen, the Wheaton baseball program has now had 18 of its student-athletes selected to play in the NEIBA All-Star Game. Jensen, the 2013 New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (…
Saturday, May 18, 2013
No.4 Western New England knocks off No.2 Wheaton, 8-3, in New England Regional.
The second-seeded Wheaton College baseball team, ranked no.15 overall in the latest D3baseball.com, saw its season come to a close as the Lyons fell to fourth-seeded Western New England University, 8-3, on day three of the NCAA Division III New England Regional on Friday night at Harwich's Whitehouse Field. The Lyons, who defeated eighth-seeded Daniel Webster (3-1) earlier in the day to remain in contention for the New England Regional title, posted its ninth-straight 30-win season this year with a 32-12 record and 11th overall in program history. Wheaton captured its 14th New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) regular season crown in the 15-year history of the league and its 13th NEWMAC championship. The Golden Bears…
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
The Wheaton College baseball team was tabbed as No.2 seed for the NCAA New England Regional in the NCAA Division 3 Regional. The Lyons will now play Salem State in the regional opener.
The second-seeded Wheaton College baseball team, ranked no.15 overall in the latest D3baseball.com national poll, will make its 12th appearance in the NCAA Division III Tournament in program history on Wednesday, May 15 when the Lyons take on seventh-seeded Salem State University in Harwich at Whitehouse Field. The Lyons will be counting on former Norton High standout Sean Ryan, who hit .350 with 12 doubles and 22 RBI, while earning NEWMAC All-Conference first team honors. Wheaton (30-10) earned an automatic bid into the NCAA Tournament after claiming its 13th New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) title in the 15-year history of the league with a 6-3 victory in the championship game over MIT on Saturday, May 4, at …
Monday, May 6, 2013
Norton's Sean Ryan was named as outstanding player in the league, while Easton's Ryan Grant got a save and Walpole's Matt Lavancy scored two runs.
First-seeded Wheaton College, ranked no.14 overall in the latest D3baseball.com national poll, won its 13th conference title in the 15-year history of the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) with a 6-3 victory in the championship game over second-seeded MIT on Saturday evening at Sidell Stadium. The Lyons (30-10) have earned an automatic bid into the NCAA Tournament and will make their 12th appearance in program history at the New England Regionals on Wednesday, May 15 in Harwich, Mass. at Whitehouse Field. MIT (23-11) awaits a possible at-large bid into the NCAA Tournament. The selection show for the tournament will occur on Sunday, May 12. At the conclusion of the game, Wheaton senior outfielder Sean Ryan on Norton…
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
The Wheaton College baseball team edged out UMass-Boston Tuesday.
The Wheaton College baseball team, ranked no.14 overall in the latest D3baseball.com national poll, posted a 2-1 victory over UMass Boston on “Senior Day” at Sidell Stadium in non-conference action on Tuesday afternoon. Prior to the game, seniors Justin Connor (Arlington/Arlington), Sean Ryan (Norton, Norton), Dan Gusovsky (Andover./Andover),Eric Jensen (Gorham, N.H./Gorham), Paul O’Neill (Framingham, Mass./Framingham), Frank Holbrook (Middletown, R.I./Portsmouth Abbey School) and Corey Laliberte (Fall River, /B.M.C. Durfee) were all honored for their contributions towards the baseball program. Junior right-hander Nick Filloramo improved his record to 5-3 overall on the season yielding three hits and zero walks over five shutout innings to…
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Wheaton College baseball team focused on NEWMAC championship run.
Tuesday, February 26
Norton's Sean Ryan, a senior, will start in right field after leading the team in batting average at .384 last season with 86 hits in 226 at bats. He also had a .402 on base average, a .531 slugging percentrage, 18 doubles, three triples, 37 RBI and 30 stolen bases. “He has always been a big part of our offense and last year he really had a strong year for us,” said head coach Eric Podbelski. “Sean has got our best combination of explosiveness with the bat and explosiveness speed wise. He also takes pride in being a good baserunner, sacrifice bunting and will do whatever it takes to win a ball game. When your seniors are like that it is natural leadership at its highest form.” Despite being ranked preseason favorites in two national …
Saturday, June 2, 2012
A look at the top headlines in your town and the surrounding area for the week of May 27, 2012.
Brockton Man Arrested for OUI Thursday Night Easton Police received a call at 11:30 p.m. on May 31 from a woman who said her husband was intoxicated while driving and she was in need of assistance. Police located the vehicle, and after an investigation, arrested John Pierce, 46, of Brockton, for operating under the influence. His wife, who was also intoxicated, was taken into protective custody. Read more by clicking here. *** Former Stoughton Business Owner to Bring Mediterranean Taste at Sharon Beach for Second Summer Season Sharon's Veteran's Memorial Park and Beach concession stand will offer a taste of the Mediterranean for the second straight summer. Sharon Selectmen voted on May 29 to exercise the option on Said "Felix" Safai's …
Tuesday, April 17, 2012
Norton's Sean Ryan will be in the outfield for the Brockton Rox this summer.
Tuesday, April 17, 2012
Former Norton High standout and current Wheaton College player Sean Ryan will be playing for the Brockton Rox in the Futures Collegiate Baseball League this summer. The Rox were part of the professional independent Can-Am League, but suspended operations this year and will instead feature college players. A junior outfielder, Ryan and East Bridgewater's Greg Baggett, a senior catcher at Bentley University, were the first two players signed to the Brockton Rox roster. Ryan has been tearing the cover off the ball this spring for the Div. III Wheaton College Lyons, hitting at a .392 clip through the first 23 games of the 2012 season. As of April 8, Ryan led the team with 40 hits and 12 stolen bases, while tallying seven doubles, 14 RBI, …
Monday, February 27, 2012
After an injury limited him in his sophomore season, the Wheaton College baseball team is looking for a big junior year from former Norton High standout Sean Ryan.
Monday, February 27, 2012
After an injury plagued sophomore season, former Norton High standout Sean Ryan is hoping for a big season at Wheaton College. A junior outfielder, Ryan was limited to just 15 games a year as the Lyons went 32-11, qualifying for the NCAA Division 3 tournament. Ryan was hitting .367 at the time of his injury. That came on the heels of a NEWMAC Rookie of the Year campaign his freshman year, batting .387. "Sean's about ready to go. He's a few days away from being no holds barred," said Wheaton College head coach Eric Podbelski. "We're still easing him in, making sure he doesn't suffer a setback and is ready to go when the season starts." A year ago, Wheaton advanced to the NCAA Tournament for the 10th time in 12 season. This year, they are …