Flaherty LEC 10-Time Coach of the Year
For a record 10th time in the 23 years of Little East Conference baseball, University of Southern Maine coach Ed Flaherty has been name Coach of the Year.
Flaherty and his Huskies won the LEC regular season title with a 14-2 record (34-7 overall). His 1,038 career wins is fifth in the nation among D-III active coaches.
USM's junior pitcher Ben Lambert is the LEC Pitcher of the Year. He is 9-0 with a 1.14 ERA. Hitters are batting just .182 against Lambert.
First Team All-Conference
|First Base||Davis Mikell||Jr.||Castleton|
|Second Base||Jake Dexter||Sr.||Southern Maine|
|Shortstop||Andrew Olszak||Jr.||Southern Maine|
|Third Base||Mike Knell||Jr.||UMass Dartmouth|
|Catcher||Erik Merrill||Jr.||Western Connecticut|
|Designated Hitter||Kyle Boudrias||Sr.||UMass Boston|
|Outfield||Josh Goulet||Sr.||Plymouth State|
|Outfield||Nick Herzog||Sr.||UMass Boston|
|Outfield||Zach Quintal||Sr.||Southern Maine|
|Pitcher||Ben Lambert||Jr.||Southern Maine|
|Pitcher||Mike Webb||Jr.||Rhode Island College|
|Relief Pitcher||Bobby Tramondozzi||Sr.||UMass Boston|
Second Team All-Conference
|First Base||Tyler Walsh||Sr.||Rhode Island College|
|Second Base||Nate Vigeant||Jr.||Rhode Island College|
|Shortstop||Charlie Huegi||Sr.||UMass Boston|
|Third Base||Andrew Hillier||Jr.||Southern Maine|
|Catcher||Matt Malcom||Fr.||Eastern Connecticut|
|Designated Player||Dylan Hapworth||Jr.||Southern Maine|
|Outfield||Sam Troiano||So.||Southern Maine|
|Outfield||Nate Tellier||Jr.||UMass Dartmouth|
|Outfield||Luke Broadhurst||So.||Eastern Connecticut|
|Pitcher||Tyler Arruda||So.||UMass Boston|
|Pitcher||Matt Cronin||Sr.||UMass Dartmouth|
|Relief Pitcher||Jake Dexter||Sr.||Southern Maine|
NOTE: USM hosts a four-team NCAA Regional beginning Friday with a game vs New England College The regional winner moves on to a best-of-three Super Regional next weekend.