Former Messalonskee HS standout Jake Dexter has been named the Little East Conference Baseball Player of the Year. Dexter plays second base and is the closer for the University of Southern Maine Huskies.

The (27-13) Huskies play their opening round NCAA Division III Regional playoff game in New York today at 4:30pm vs Amherst.

The junior Dexter hit .387 with three HRs and 28 RBI as a hitter. He pitched in 20 games for USM getting four wins and 11 saves. His ERA was 1.67.

USM's Sam Troiano is the LEC Rookie of the Year.

2018 LEC Baseball All-Conference Team
  Name Class Institution
Player of the Year Jake Dexter Jr. Southern Maine
Pitcher of the Year Matt Cronin Jr. UMass Dartmouth
Rookie of the Year Sam Troiano Fr. Southern Maine
Coach of the Year Brendan Eygabroat UMass Boston
First Team All-Conference
Position Name Class Institution
First Base Chris Fowler Sr. UMass Boston
Second Base Jake Dexter Jr. Southern Maine
Shortstop Charlie Huegi Jr. UMass Boston
Third Base Alex Parkos Jr. Eastern Connecticut
Catcher Zach Sagar Sr. Western Connecticut
Designated Hitter Frank Pettinato Sr. Rhode Island College
Outfield Dylan Hapworth So. Southern Maine
Outfield Devin Warren Jr. Southern Maine
Outfield Brad Douglas Sr. Rhode Island College
Pitcher Matt Cronin Jr. UMass Dartmouth
Pitcher JT Morin So. UMass Boston
Relief Pitcher Jake Dexter Jr. Southern Maine
Second Team All-Conference
Position Name Class Institution
First Base Tyler Walsh Jr. Rhode Island College
Second Base Dave Murphy Sr. UMass Boston
Shortstop Dale Keller Jr. Eastern Connecticut
Third Base Eddie Riley Jr. UMass Boston
Catcher Ryan McCormick So. UMass Boston
Catcher Cam Ruziak Sr. Plymouth State
Designated Player Kyle Boudrias Jr. UMass Boston
Outfield Nate Tellier So. UMass Dartmouth
Outfield Kyle MacLean Jr. Western Connecticut
Outfield Josh Goulet Jr. Plymouth State
Pitcher Jordan Muchin Jr. Eastern Connecticut
Pitcher Gage Feeney So. Southern Maine
Relief Pitcher Bobby Tramondozzi Jr. UMass Boston