SALEM, MASS. ? Senior hockey standout Marcus Zelzer (Green Bay, Wisc.) has been selected to receive a National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Postgraduate Scholarship. Zelzer is among 58 winter sport student-athletes from NCAA Divisions I, II and III to be awarded a $7,500 scholarship, and is the first Salem State student-athlete to be selected by the NCAA. The one-time scholarships are awarded three times a year corresponding to each sport season (Fall, Winter & Spring). The scholarships are awarded to student-athletes who excel academically and athletically and who are at least in their final year of intercollegiate athletics competition.
SALEM, MASS. ? Salem State Athletics & Recreation has announced the hiring of Al Berger as the University's new head women's basketball coach. Berger replaces Michelle Cunningham, who held the position for six seasons.
Salem, Mass. ? Carolyn Woodin (Arlington, Mass.) and Courtney Smith (Peabody, Mass.) were each selected to the 2017 MASCAC Women's Lacrosse All-Conference Second-Team in a vote by the eight coaches from around the league on Wednesday.
Salem, Mass. ? Dan Connors (Danvers, Mass.), Joe White (Bellingham, Mass.) and Brendan Greene (Winchester, Mass.) were each selected to the 2017 MASCAC Baseball All-Conference First-Team in a vote by the eight coaches from the league.
Salem, Mass. ? Juniors Jen Crovo (Melrose, Mass.), Marisa Sanchez (Framingham, Mass.) and Meghan Black (Winchendon, Mass.) were each selected to the 2017 MASCAC Softball All-Conference First-Team in a vote by the eight coaches from league.
Salem, Mass. ? Salem State's Chen Chen (Lawrence, Mass.) and Mitchell Dyer (North Attleboro, Mass.) earned first and second team All-Little East honors in a vote by the league's seven head coaches on Tuesday. Chen and Dyer also teamed to earn a spot on the All-LEC second team doubles team.
Westfield, Mass. ? No. 2 Salem State had their repeat hopes dashed as No. 6 Framingham State defeated the Vikings 4-3 in the semifinals of the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) Baseball Tournament on Monday afternoon. Salem State, last year's tournament champion, finishes the year 23-19 while the Rams move on to the championship round where they will face No. 3 seed Worcester State.