Aaron Williams of Framingham State, Logan Sullo of Massachusetts Maritime, Mac Daniel Singleton of Salem State and Anthony Crowley, John Gegetskas and Alex Lafayette of Westfield State earn Baseball All-Region honors.
Crowley and Gegetskas were honored by both D3baseball.com and ABCA on their All-Region teams while Lafayette and Sullo were D3baseball.com All-Region honorees and Singleton andWilliams earned a spot on the ABCA/NEIBA All-Region Third team.
Williams, who was previously named to the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) first team, led the MASCAC with 25 stolen bases on 28 attempts. Williams ranked second in the league and led the Rams with a .378 average including seven doubles and 23 RBI.
Sullo was selected as the second-best catcher in all of New England DIII after hitting .321 and leading the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference in on-base percentage at .491. The Acushnet, Mass. native was second in home runs (7), slugging percentage (.658), and OPS (1.149) while boasting the best plate discipline in the conference with 24 walks and only 10 strikeouts. His penultimate home run set the all-time career mark and Sullo finished with 17.
Singleton topped the MASCAC in batting average, posting a .383 average while earning first-team all-conference recognition. The shortstop also the league in hits (57) and placed in the top 10 in the conference in runs (34), total bases (73), doubles (9) and assists (116).
Crowley was previously named the MASCAC Player of the Year and was a first-team All-MASCAC pick. He wrapped up the 2018 campaign with a .373 batting average, 14 doubles, 12 home runs and 55 rbi in 43 games played. Crowley tied the school record for home runs in a season and set a school record with 115 total bases.
Gegetskas was the MASCAC pitcher of the year and a first-team All-League selection. He finishes the 2018 season with an 8-1 overall record (the best 1-loss record for a pitcher in school history), two saves and a 2.29 earned run average. He threw 74.2 innings, allowed just 54 hits and struck out 86 hitters, breaking a 41-year old school record for strikeouts.
Lafayette previously earned first-team all-MASCAC honors at designated hitter. He tied with Crowley for the team lead in hits (57). He rapped 13 doubles and six home runs, drove in 35 runs and scored 30.
The 2018 season marks the seventh year that D3baseball.com has named All-Region teams, with 800 players nominated. The ballot was then made available to SIDs, who voted for a predetermined number of players in their region, as well as D3baseball.com staff and contributors.
The ABCA All-America team was first recognized in 1949 and now includes nine divisions: NCAA Divisions I, II and III, NAIA, NJCAA Divisions I, II and III, Pacific Association Division, and high school. ABCA/Rawlings Gold Glove teams were first recognized in 2007.
Portions of this release courtesy of Framingham State, Massachusetts Maritime, Salem State and Westfield State Sports Information