NH College Notebook: Former UNH goalie Ayers to coach with York at Boston College
Three members of the Southern New Hampshire University baseball team have been chosen to participate in the 2013 New England Intercollegiate Baseball Association (NEIBA) All-Star Game, which will be played Monday at 7 p.m. at LeLacheur Park in Lowell, Mass. Senior starting pitcher Jon Massad, junior starting pitcher Junior Mendez and graduate student outfielder Andrew Pezzuto were all selected to the game. A team of Division II and III all-stars will take on a team comprised of players from Division I institutions in New England.
University Division, First Team: Matt MacDowell (C) Dartmouth, Matt Parisi (2B) Dartmouth, Nick Lombardi (3B) Dartmouth, Jeff Keller (Of) Dartmouth, Joe Purritano (DH) Dartmouth, Michael Johnson (P) Dartmouth.
College Division, Division II: Zach Mathieu (1B) Franklin Pierce, Casey Cotter (OF) Merrimack/North Hampton, Trevor Graham (P) Franklin Pierce, Shane Beauchemin (P) UMass-Lowell/Manchester, Robert Kelly (UT) Saint Anselm.
Gorham's Eric Jensen, a shortstop at Wheaton College, has earned Capital One Academic All-America First Team honors for Division III baseball as selected by College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
The 2013 NEWMAC Player of the Year, Jensen hit .373/.437/.485 in 44 starts this season with a team-high 41 runs scored, 14 doubles, one triple, one home run, 31 runs batted in, 11 walks and 18 stolen bases. A three-time NEWMAC All-Conference selection, Jensen ranks first all-time in program history in assists (619), 146 more than the second-best fielder, and third in runs (164), hits (247) and stolen bases (66).
Nashua's James Pleat (Dartmouth) and Gilford's Chris Houston (Penn State) are among the 155 Division I PING All-Region honorees for men's golf, which were announced by the Golf Coaches Association of America.
His second best finish of the season came at the Century Intercollegiate in his penultimate tournament with Dartmouth. At the event, Pleat carded a two-round total of 153 (76-77) to earn a share of 10th place.
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