2017 Salve Regina Baseball News

  • Salve Regina baseball clinches No. 1 seed in CCC postseason
    April 23, 2017
    NEWPORT, R.I. - No. 17/21 Salve Regina scored with one out in the 10th to take a 10-9 win in the nightcap of a Commonwealth Coast Conference doubleheader played at Brother Reynolds Field. The Seahawks had taken the first game by a 15-1 final.
  • Salve Regina seniors contribute to another Seahawk sweep
    April 22, 2017
    NEWPORT, R.I. - Junior catcher Christian Vargas (Melbourne, Fla.) bounced a single to the left side that scored sophomore Zack Smith (New Canaan, Conn.) from second base for the game-winning run in a 5-4 walk-off victory for Salve Regina University baseball against Eastern Nazarene College. The Seahawks swept the Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) doubleheader with the Lions, 7-1 and 5-4.
  • Late rally falls short; Lancers def. #17/21 Seahawks, 7-6
    April 19, 2017
    NEWPORT, R.I. - Salve Regina University baseball trailed by four runs on two occasions (4-0 and 7-3), but rallied back to within one and batted in the bottom of the ninth with bases loaded and two outs. Senior Tyler Barrie (Oxford, Mass.) made his first relief appearance of the season and got the final out on a grounder to second base as Worcester State University defeated the host Seahawks, 7-6, in non-league action at Brother Reynolds Field.
  • #17/21 Salve Regina baseball getting attention in multiple polls
    April 18, 2017
    NEWPORT, R.I. - Salve Regina University baseball lost its first game in 2017, but the Seahawks are off to their best start ever (21-4) through the first 25 games.
  • #17/21 Seahawks tag Wildcats for eight in eighth to win ninth straight
    April 18, 2017
    NEWPORT, R.I. - The #17/21 Salve Regina University baseball team used an eight run eighth inning to extend its winning streak to nine games in a 12-5 comeback victory over Johnson & Wales in non-conference action.
  • #21 Salve Regina defeats Amherst, 4-1
    April 17, 2017
    AMHERST, Mass. - Salve Regina University, ranked No. 21 in the nation (ABCA poll), improved to 8-0 over NESCAC opponents in the last two years, and 5-0 in 2017, with a 4-1 decision over Amherst College on Monday.
  • #21 Salve Regina baseball defeats Keene State, 8-4
    April 13, 2017
    KEENE, N.H. - Salve Regina University baseball reached 20 victories faster than any previous Seahawk team after it defeated Keene State College, 8-4.
  • Seahawks hold off Mariners in ninth
    April 12, 2017
    NEWPORT, R.I. - The Salve Regina University baseball team extended its winning streak to six games with a 7-6 win over Mitchell College in non-conference action.
  • Seahawks grab 6-4 win over Cardinals
    April 11, 2017
    NEWPORT, R.I. - After trailing 3-0 in the top of the third the #21 ranked Salve Regina University baseball team scored five unanswered runs to take control and eventually defeat Wesleyan University 6-4 in non-conference action Tuesday afternoon.
  • CCC Pitcher of the Week: Jimmy Fitzgerald
    April 10, 2017
    NEWPORT, R.I. - The Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) has selected Salve Regina University junior Jimmy Fitzgerald (Canton, Mass.) as its pitcher of the week for baseball (April 3-9).
  • #23 Salve Regina improves to 8-0 in CCC play
    April 09, 2017
    WENHAM, Mass. - Defending Commonwealth Coast Conference champion Salve Regina showed many reasons why they are the favorites in the CCC in a sweep of Gordon at J. Tec White Field on Sunday. The Seahawks used a chaotic seventh inning to down the Scots 5-2 in the opener before breaking things open in a big way on the finale, 12-2.
  • A clutch Ketch and Vargas homers help Seahawks sweep Gulls
    April 08, 2017
    NEWPORT, R.I. - A walk-off single from freshman Dylan Ketch (Clinton, Conn.) in game one and an offensive explosion in game two helped the 23rd ranked Salve Regina University baseball team earn a sweep over Endicott College in Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) action Saturday.
  • Six-run fourth KOs Seahawks at Corsairs
    April 05, 2017
    DARTMOUTH, Mass. – Freshman Mike Knell (Dennis, Mass.) led off the bottom of the fourth to kick off the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth’s six-run inning, leading the Corsairs to a 10-4 win over nationally-ranked Salve Regina on Wednesday.
  • CCC Player of the Week: Riley Fusaro
    April 03, 2017
    NEWPORT, R.I. - The Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) has selected Salve Regina University sophomore Riley Fusaro (Nantucket, Mass.) as its player of the week for baseball (March 27 - April 2).
  • CCC Pitcher of the Week: Will Ginsberg
    April 03, 2017
    NEWPORT, R.I. - The Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) has selected Salve Regina University sophomore Will Ginsberg (Sharon, Mass.) as its pitcher of the week for baseball (March 27 - April 2).
  • Fusaro's walkoff single fuels Seahawk sweep
    April 02, 2017
    NEWPORT, R.I. - Sophomore infielder Riley Fusaro (Nantucket, Mass.) drove in the only run of the game in the bottom of the seventh inning, with his third hit of the game, to give host and nationally-ranked Salve Regina University baseball (American Baseball Coaches Association - No. 26) a 1-0 walkoff victory in the opener of two versus Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) rival Roger Williams University.
  • Warriors plate five in the ninth to win against No. 26 Seahawks
    March 30, 2017
    NEWPORT, R.I. - Eastern Connecticut State University baseball (8-3) scored five runs with two outs in the top of the ninth to snatch a 9-5 victory from Salve Regina University (11-3) in non-league action at Reynolds Field on Thursday afternoon.
  • Salve Regina scores in middle innings for 7-4 victory
    March 29, 2017
    NEWPORT, R.I. - Nationally-ranked Salve Regina University baseball (ABCA - No. 26) improved to 11-2 on the season with a 7-4 non-league victory over visiting Framingham State University today at Reynolds Field.
  • Salve Regina baseball ranked No. 26 in nation (ABCA poll)
    March 28, 2017
    NEWPORT, R.I. - For the first time in program history, the Salve Regina University basebal team earned a spot in a national poll. The defending Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) Seahawks (10-2, 2-0 CCC) totaled 52 points to rank No. 26 in the country in an American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) weekly poll released today.
  • CCC Rookie of the Week: Patrick Maybach
    March 27, 2017
    NEWPORT, R.I. - The Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) has selected Salve Regina University freshman Patrick Maybach (No. Kingstown, R.I.) as its rookie of the week for baseball (March 20-26).
  • CCC Pitcher of the Week: Jimmy Fitzgerald
    March 27, 2017
    NEWPORT, R.I. - The Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) has selected Salve Regina University junior Jimmy Fitzgerald (Canton, Mass.) as its pitcher of the week for baseball (March 20-26).
  • Maybach reaches way back to strike out Owls; Seahawks win fifth straight
    March 26, 2017
    NEWPORT, R.I. - Freshman left-hander Patrick Maybach (No. Kingstown, R.I.) struck out 10 batters and threw seven shutout innings to lead Salve Regina University baseball (10-2) to its fifth straight victory with a 7-3 decision over visiting Keene State College at Reynolds Field.
  • Fitzgerald, Poplawski throttle No. 22/30 Golden Bears; defending champ Seahawks sweep CCC pair
    March 25, 2017
    NEWPORT, R.I. - Junior lefty Jimmy Fitzgerald (Canton, Mass.) and senior righty Cory Poplawski (Syracuse, N.Y.) both tossed complete-game victories as Salve Regina University baseball swept a Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) doubleheader from No. 22/30 Western New England University (D3Baseball.com/ABCA), 1-0 in the opener and 4-1 in game two.
  • CCC Rookie of the Week: Stephen Cirella
    March 20, 2017
    NEWPORT, R.I. - The Commonwealth Coast Conference has selected Salve Regina University freshman Stephen Cirella (Jamestown, R.I.) as its Rookie of the Week for baseball (March 13-19, 2017).
  • Maybach flirts with no-no; settles for complete-game shutout
    March 12, 2017
    AUBURNDALE, Fla. - Freshman left hander Patrick Maybach (No. Kingstown, R.I.) came within one out of a no-hitter in his first collegiate outing, finishing with a complete-game 3-0 victory for Salve Regina University baseball against Rochester Institute of Technology.
  • Seahawks def. Pioneers, 13-12
    March 11, 2017
    AUBURNDALE, Fla. - Salve Regina University junior pitcher Jon Lynch (Cumberland, R.I.) came into the bottom of the ninth with two outs and his team leading, 13-12, with the bases loaded for William Paterson University.
  • Monks score first victory over Seahawks, 5-4
    March 10, 2017
    WINTER HAVEN, Fla. - Senior Brett Barbati (Melrose, Mass.) drove in the go-ahead runs with a two-out single in the third inning, and added a solo home run in the sixth inning, as Saint Joseph's College of Maine defeated Salve Regina University, 5-4, in non-league baseball action at the RussMatt Invitational at Chain of Lakes Stadium.
  • Salve Regina picked first in baseball coaches' pre-season poll
    February 14, 2017
    NEWPORT, R.I. - The two teams that finished off last year's Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) baseball season will begin this season tied as preseason favorites as Salve Regina and Endicott both earned 74 points in the 2017 CCC Preseason Coaches' Poll.
  • Cirella tabs five Seahawks as baseball captains
    February 03, 2017
    NEWPORT, R.I. - Salve Regina University head baseball coach Eric Cirella, fresh off a conference championship last spring, announces two seniors, two juniors, and one sophomore as his captains for the 2017 season - Cory Poplawski (Syracuse, N.Y.), Hunter Sleeper (Arlington, Mass.), Jonathan Lynch (Cumberland, R.I.), John Militano (Miller Place, N.Y.), and Zack Smith (New Canaan, Conn.).
  • CCC champs announce 2017 schedule
    January 24, 2017
    AUBURNDALE, Fla. - Salve Regina University baseball will defend its Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) crown and sets its sights on a postseason run towards an NCAA World Series bid for fourth-year head coach Eric Cirella.
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