2017 Western Connecticut Baseball News

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    March 20, 2017
    Six Colonials Named Little East Conference Weekly Honorees PAWTUCKET, RI - Six Western Connecticut State University spring student-athletes have been honored for Little East Conference weekly awards, for the week ending March 19.
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    March 20, 2017
    EJ Lavoie And Adam Wilson Lead WestConn Baseball Over St. Lawrence, 19-8 FORT MYERS, FL - Senior EJ Lavoie (East Granby, CT) and sophomore Adam Wilson (Southington, CT) combined for eight hits and seven runs batted in as the Western Connecticut State University baseball team closed out its Florida slate with a 19-8 victory over St. Lawrence University on Monday morning.
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    March 19, 2017
    Vartuli Power Surge Continues as Baseball Splits Twinbill Against Colby in Florida FT. MYERS, FL - After splitting games against Carroll and St. Joseph's (LI) on Saturday, the WestConn baseball team split yet another doubleheader on Sunday against Colby College. In Game One, the Colonials were edged, 9-8, before rebounding to take Game Two, 5-3. WestConn concludes the Spring Trip in Florida against St. Lawrence on Monday at 9 a.m.
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    March 18, 2017
    Baseball Splits on Saturday, Downs Carroll, Falls to St. Joseph's (LI) FT. MYERS, FL - After splitting a pair on Friday, the WestConn baseball squad moved to 6-6 overall following yet another doubleheader split on Saturday. In Game One, the Colonials downed Carroll 17-9. Senior shortstop EJ Lavoie (East Granby, CT) paced WestConn with a 4-for-5 performance, while driving in four runs. The nightcap saw WestConn get edged by St. Joseph's (LI), 9-7. Junior catcher Zach Sagar (Trumbull, CT) led the Colonials with four hits, while senior Frank Vartuli (Westport, CT) added a pair of hits and an RBI.
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    March 17, 2017
    Baseball Upends Wisconsin-Stout, Falls to Wooster FT. MEYERS, FL - The WestConn baseball team moved to 5-5 overall following a doubleheader split on Friday. The Colonials upended Wisconsin-Stout, 20-3, in the opener before falling to Wooster, 12-5, in Game Two. Senior first baseman Frank Vartuli (Westport, CT) racked up five RBI’s, while junior Clete LoRusso (New Milford, CT) drove in four to lead WestConn against Stout. Senior catcher Bryan Harper (Ledyard, CT) paced the Colonials with a 2-for-5 outing while stealing a base for the Colonials in the loss to undefeated Wooster (5-0).
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    March 15, 2017
    Baseball Splits Doubleheader with Illinois College FT. MYERS, FL – After splitting a pair with Wisconsin Lutheran on Tuesday, the WestConn baseball team split yet another doubleheader on Wednesday, this time against Illinois College.
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    March 14, 2017
    WestConn Baseball Splits Pair With Wisconsin Lutheran FORT MYERS, FL - The Western Connecticut State University baseball team split a doubleheader with Wisconsin Lutheran on Tuesday morning, dropping the early-morning opener, 7-5 before coming back to capture the daycap, 9-2 behind a stellar pitching performance from George Bielizna (Danbury, CT) in sunny Florida.
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    March 13, 2017
    WestConn Baseball Drops Pair To Edgewood College, 3-0 and 2-1 FORT MYERS, FL - The Western Connecticut State University baseball team opened its southern swing with a pair of losses to Edgewood College, 3-0 and 2-1 at Lee County PDC on Monday afternoon.
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    February 26, 2017
    Baseball Opens Slate With Doubleheader Sweep Over Marymount WASHINGTON, DC - Sophomore right-handed reliever Taylor Donofrio (Terryville, CT) notched a pair of saves to lead the Western baseball team to a pair of wins over non-league foe Marymount (VA) in to open the 2017 season on Sunday. Senior catcher Bryan Harper (Ledyard, CT) and junior third baseman Bill Buscetto (Old Lyme, CT) each tallied two hits and three RBI's to lead the Colonials to a 12-9 win in the opener. In game two, Western senior first baseman Frank Vartuli (Westport, CT) went two-for-three from the plate with a pair of runs scored en route to a 5-1 win.
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    February 24, 2017
    WestConn Opening Weekend Packed With Action DANBURY, CT - The Western Connecticut State University women's basketball team battles cross-state rival Eastern Connecticut in the Little East Conference Championships semifinals. Meanwhile, three spring programs kick off their 2017 campaign this weekend.
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    February 23, 2017
    WestConn Baseball Picked Sixth In Little East Conference Pre-Season Poll PAWTUCKET, RI - The Western Connecticut State University baseball team, last year's tournament runners-up, have been picked sixth in the 2017 Little East Conference Pre-Season Coaches Poll, released on Thursday.
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    February 21, 2017
    WestConn Athletics Reaching Out To Help An Opponent DANBURY, CT - The Western Connecticut State University Athletic Department, behind graduating senior Celia DeVoe (Farmington, CT), and WestConn Student Athletic Advisory Council, are looking for your help. They along with several athletic programs around the Little East Conference and the northeast are running a Marrow Donor Registry Drive. WestConn's will be held on Thursday, March 2 from 10 am to 2 pm at the Midtown Campus Student Center.