Buccaneer baseball may have finished for the year, but the Academy's Hendy Field has not seen its last post-season game of the year. MMA will host the MIAA Division III South Semi-Final between local high schools Dennis-Yarmouth and Falmouth on Thursday at 3:30 p.m. Parking is available on-site.
Five Massachusetts Maritime Academy players have been named to the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference Spring Sportsmanship Teams. Nathan Anderson, Mikayla Correia, Joe Eastman, Michelle Sheehan, and Emily Bacciocchi all took home the prestigious honor.
As one of the most storied careers in recent Buccaneer baseball comes to an end, the honors keep pouring in for Logan Sullo. The senior catcher was tabbed to the D3Baseball.com All-New England Region Second Team today on the heels of a record-setting 2018 campaign.
The University of Massachusetts Boston highlights a list of eight universities—including four from New England—that will be fighting for a single spot at the NCAA Division III World Series. The New England Regional, hosted by Massachusetts Maritime Academy and the Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce, drew the tournament champions from seven different conferences, including three teams ranked in the Top 25 nationally.
Buccaneer Baseball capped off an exciting 2018 season with a series of awards from the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference, headlined by Rookie of the Year John Teehan. Teehan was joined on the All-Conference First Team by Logan Sullo, while Connor Kennedy and Casey Furnas were tabbed to the MASCAC Second Team.
For the second playoff game in-a-row, the Massachusetts Maritime Academy baseball team featured strong starting pitching and longball power, but once more, the combination was not enough as the Buccaneers were eliminated from the MASCAC Baseball Championship with a 6-4 loss to Salem State University. The Academy’s IX will conclude their season at 18-15.
John Teehan and Kyle Hodgson matched zeroes for the first five innings of the MASCAC Baseball Championship Quarterfinal at Massachusetts Maritime Academy, but Framingham State University scored in the final four innings to win 10-1. The Buccaneers are down to their final game of the season in tomorrow’s semifinal matchup with Salem State University.
John Teehan and Nick Haley earned MASCAC plaudits this week after their performances for Massachusetts Maritime Academy baseball during the week of April 22. The pair of underclassmen were tabbed for the conference’s weekly Honor Roll, the eighth and ninth weekly winners for the Conference Co-Champion Buccaneers.
The Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference announced the bracket for its Baseball Championship, and Massachusetts Maritime Academy will receive a first-round bye before playing its first tournament game at home on Friday. It is the third time that the Bucs won a share of the conference title.
Jackson Simone homered on both ends of a thrilling doubleheader, and freshmen Mason Ashburn and John Teehan pitched superb games as Massachusetts Maritime Academy celebrated the Grand Re-Opening of Hendy Field with a pair of 2-1 victories over Worcester State University. The Buccaneers end the regular season in second place to Westfield State University despite identical records.
Massachusetts Maritime Academy will celebrate the Grand Re-Opening of the Commodore William R. Hendy Baseball Field on Saturday, April 28, at 11:40 a.m. The diamond’s history already includes three conference championships by the Buccaneers and was the home of the Cape Cod League’s Bourne Braves for a decade. Now featuring a new all-turf surface, Hendy Field is poised to play an even more significant role in south-eastern Massachusetts and Cape Cod baseball as it begins a new chapter.
Logan Sullo set the all-time Massachusetts Maritime Academy career home run record as the Buccaneers put on one of their most complete offensive performances of the year in a 10-4 victory over visiting Wentworth Institute of Technology. Brian Kwedor tossed a complete game as the Bucs prepared for the final push for a MASCAC title.
Matt Smith tossed a shutout in game one and Casey Furnas delivered on the offensive end set up Nick Haley, who give the Mass Maritime Academy baseball team a MASCAC sweep of Bridgewater State University with a game-inning home run in the nightcap. The 2-0, 5-3 wins moved the Buccaneers into a tie for first place in the conference with one series remaining.
John Gegetskas turned in another dominant performance on his way to MASCAC Pitcher of the Year as Westfield State claimed game one of a conference doubleheader before the Buccaneers took a split in the Senior Day MASCAC doubleheader thanks to an unusual walk off play.
The Framingham State University baseball team belted three homeruns as the Rams swept a MASCAC doubleheader with Massachusetts Maritime Academy by scores of 7-1 and 6-2 this afternoon at Bowditch Field.
Six and a third solid innings of relief by Massachusetts Maritime Academy freshman Colin Thoener and a pinch hit single off the bat of junior Paul Sances combined for a twelve inning 4-3 victory for the Buccaneers on Saturday at Commodore Hendy Field in the first of a Massachusetts State College Athletic Conference twinbill with the Trailblazers of the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts. The visitors claimed a 2-1 win in the nightcap behind a solid pitching performance from junior lefthander Bobby New aided by a pair of unearned runs.
Suffolk University’s Tyler Zell looked superb in only his second start for the Rams and Massachusetts’ Maritime Academy baseball never got the bats going in a 3-1 loss to Suffolk. Four freshman pitchers toed the rubber for Head Coach Mike Kelley in the non-conference affair and Billy Keane robbed a home run in the opening frame.
Massachusetts Maritime Academy’s five-game winning state came to a screeching halt at Fisher College as the Buccaneers lost 14-0 in a non-conference matchup. Matt Smith continued to pile up the strikeouts, but the Falcons’ Zach LeBlanc tossed seven shutout innings as the Bucs dropped to 11-8.
John Teehan and Casey Furnas helped Massachusetts Maritime Academy baseball to a perfect 3-0 last week and today were rewarded with MASCAC Weekly Honors. Teehan took home Pitcher of the Week and Rookie of the Week, while Furnas was the Player of the Week selection.
Logan Sullo drove in four runs in game one of a MASCAC doubleheader on Saturday and John Teehan pitched a shutout in the nightcap as Massachusetts Maritime Academy cruised to a 10-3 and 5-0 sweep of Salem State University. The Buccaneers have now won five in-a-row and eight-of-nine as the squad improved to 11-7 and undefeated in the conference.
Casey Furnas is not the prototypical college athlete. The four-year baseball player has already completed boot camp for the Marines and, the day before he graduates, will commission as a Second Lieutenant in the U.S. Marine Corps. In doing so, Furnas is following in his grandfather’s footsteps.
Sophomore Matt Smith delivered his second straight gem on the mound and Buccaneer bats timed their hits well in a 4-1 non-conference victory over visiting Wentworth Institute of Technology. Massachusetts Maritime Academy has now won three in-a-row and 6-of-7 en route to an 8-6 record in 2018.
The Buccaneer baseball team had an excellent four-game run last week and two players, in particular, showed particularly fine form. Thanks to their achievements, Logan Sullo and Matt Smith were listed on the MASCAC Honor Roll, released today.
Logan Sullo’s sixth inning grand slam capped a six-run comeback by Massachusetts Maritime Academy’s baseball team and the Buccaneers swept a doubleheader at Fitchburg State University. The 5-2 and 8-5 victories came in the first MASCAC action of the year for MMA and improved the club’s overall record to 8-7.
After a day of superb pitching on Tuesday, Massachusetts Maritime Academy got off to a good start against Tufts University, but a series of unlucky bloop hits against starter Anthony Rubicine turned into a deluge against eight relievers. The final score read 19-3 in the Jumbos’ favor, but sophomore Nick Haley gave the Buccaneers something to celebrate with an historic four-bagger.
It might have taken six tries, but the first game on Hendy Field’s new turf surface was a memorable one as Matt Smith turned in his best pitching performance of the year to lead Massachusetts Maritime Academy over visiting Becker, 5-0. Billy Keane collected four hits and Connor Kennedy stroked three of his own as the Buccaneers won their third game in-a-row and improved to 6-6.
Garin Veris is stepping down as Athletic Director at the Massachusetts Maritime Academy after two and half years of service. During his tenure he brought the Athletic Department to a new level of professionalism and achievement by ensuring that all programs were top quality and led by the best coaching staffs and administrators available.
Led by Logan Sullo, the Buccaneer bats came alive and freshman southpaw Mason Ashburn pitched superbly in the nightcap as Mass Maritime took two from Clark University. The 11-9 and 7-3 wins improved MMA’s record to 5-6 as the weather has finally improved enough for the season to continue.
Only Tuesday did we note that four sports suffered schedule alterations due to weather and, with another half a foot deposited on the campus of Massachusetts Maritime Academy on Wednesday, Buccaneers Baseball sees even more changes. The good news is that with sun forecast today and a break from relentless precipitation, baseball should see more regular action.
With a series of latest nor?easters blanketing New England in snow, Mass Maritime has yet to host a home baseball game, with Hendy Field still suffering the effects of last week?s heavy snowfall. As a result, Sunday?s home doubleheader with Dean College was moved to Northboro, Mass.