The Husson softball team opened the North Atlantic Conference tournament beating Johnson State 8-0.The Eagles were led by by Kayla Merrill who hit a 3-run homer and 2-run triple. Senior pitcher Amanda Ryan earned her 10th win of the season allowing just one hit and striking out 7. Husson will next play Saturday morning at 10am.

Husson CF Dylan Foster

The conference also announced their post season awards for baseball and softball with the Eagles claiming the top awards.

Dylan Foster is the Player of the Year after batting .412 with 18 rbi and 13 stolen bases. His teammate Tim Nasson is the Pitcher of the Year with a 5-0 record and a 0.84 era.

Foster and Nasson were also named the all-conference first team along with first baseman J.T. Whitten and second baseman Brandon Gendreau.

2014 NAC Baseball All-Conference Team

All-Conference First Team   
C Nick Beeson Thomas So.
1B J.T. Whitten Husson So.
2B Brandon Gendreau Husson Jr.
SS Jordan Hubbard New England Col. Jr.
3B Trevor Hisler Me.-Farmington Fr.
UT Tim Locke Thomas Jr.
OF Anree Benitez Thomas So.
OF Dylan Foster Husson Sr.
OF Nathan Frongillo Colby-Sawyer Fr.
P Adam Greenlese Castleton Sr.
P Tim Nason Husson Sr.


Player of the Year   
OF Dylan Foster Husson Sr.





Pitcher of the Year
P Tim Nason Husson Sr.
Husson catcher Casey Lopes

Kayla Merrill is the softball Player of the Year after leading the conference in almost every offensive and pitching category. Merrill batted .422 with 8 homeruns and 40 rbi's. She also 12-3 as a pitcher with a 2.29 era, 66 strikeouts and 11 walks. Freshman catcher Casey Lopes is the Rookie of the Year. Lopes hit .387 with 26 rbi's.

All-Conference First Team   
C Brittany Brayman Castleton So.
3B/SS Jessica Babcock Castleton So.
SS Alyssa Eugley Thomas Jr.
3B Amy Jones Me.-Farmington Sr.
3B/P Kayla Merrill Husson Jr.
OF Tori Fearon Castleton Sr.
OF Andi Flannery Maine Maritime Sr.
OF Kiley Williams New England Col. So.
P Emily Soule Me.-Farmington So.


Player of the Year   
3B/P Kayla Merrill Husson Jr.





Rookie of the Year   
C Casey Lopes Husson Fr.