2012 Merrimack Baseball News

May 29, 2012
Season Recap: Youthful Baseball Looks to Build Upon 2012 Successes
NORTH ANDOVER, MA - The Merrimack baseball team claimed 17 wins in head coach Jim Martin’s second season. The Warriors finished the 2012 campaign with a 17-32 overall record and a 4-17 mark in the Northeast Division of the Northeast-10 Conference.

May 8, 2012
Baseball’s Mantoni Earns NE-10 Accolades, Carnevale Garners All-Rookie Honors
SOUTH EASTON, MA – Joe Mantoni of the Merrimack baseball team picked up Northeast-10 All-Conference second team honors while Joe Carnevale was tabbed to the All-Rookie squad, as announced by the league office Wednesday.

May 6, 2012
Baseball Closes Out Season with 3-0 Loss at Stonehill Sunday
EASTON, MA- The Merrimack baseball team endured a 3-0 setback in the final contest of the 2012 campaign at Stonehill Sunday afternoon.

May 5, 2012
Baseball Stumbles on the Road at Stonehill Saturday
EASTON, MA- The Merrimack baseball team suffered a pair of losses at Stonehill Saturday afternoon, falling 7-2 and 1-0. The Warriors sink to 17-31 on the year and 4-16 in the Northeast Division of the Northeast-10 Conference.

May 2, 2012
Baseball Edged by Bentley in Final Home Game, 4-3
NORTH ANDOVER, MA- In the final home contest of the 2012 campaign, the Merrimack baseball team dropped a 4-3 decision to Bentley Wednesday afternoon.

May 1, 2012
Final Baseball Home Game Rained Out Tuesday
The Merrimack baseball team's final home game of the 2012 season against Bentley has been postponed due to rain Tuesday.

April 29, 2012
Baseball Falls in Weekend Finale at Franklin Pierce
RINDGE, NH- The Merrimack baseball team suffered a 17-1 setback at Franklin Pierce Sunday afternoon to close out the weekend series.

April 28, 2012
Baseball Drops Divisional Doubleheader at Franklin Pierce
RINDGE, NH- The Merrimack baseball team absorbed a pair of losses at Franklin Pierce Saturday afternoon.

April 27, 2012
Baseball Suffers 7-0 Setback to Divison-Leading Saint Anselm
NORTH ANDOVER, MA- The Merrimack baseball team dropped a 7-0 decision to Saint Anselm Friday afternoon at Warrior Diamond.

April 26, 2012
Baseball Falls to Assumption on Senior Day, 6-4
NORTH ANDOVER, MA- The Merrimack baseball team suffered a 6-4 loss to Assumption on Senior Day at Warrior Diamond Thursday afternoon. The Warriors sink to 17-24 overall while the Greyhounds improve to 12-24-1 on the year.

April 25, 2012
Baseball Stumbles at Divisional Foe Bentley Thursday
WALTHAM, MA- The Merrimack baseball team endured a 19-4 loss at Bentley Thursday afternoon in a Northeast-10 Conference Northeast Division game.

April 22, 2012
Sunday's Baseball Game Rained Out
Sunday afternoon's Norhteast-10 baseball contest between Merrimack and Saint Anselm has been postponed due to rain.

April 21, 2012
Baseball Drops Doubleheader to Saint Anselm Saturday at Home
NORTH ANDOVER, MA- The Merrimack baseball team absorbed a pair of losses at home Saturday to Saint Anselm in Northeast Division play, falling 8-6 in 11 innings and 10-3.

April 19, 2012
Baseball Absorbs 13-10 Loss to AIC at Warrior Diamond
NORTH ANDOVER, MA- The Merrimack baseball team suffered a 13-10 setback at home to non-divisional foe American International Thursday afternoon.

April 18, 2012
Merrimack Announces Finalists for Male Rookie of the Year; Vote Online Today
Vince Bellino, Joe Carnevale, and Jamie Shand have been named finalists for the 2011-12 Merrimack Male Rookie of the Year.

April 18, 2012
Baseball Drops Non-Conference Decision at Assumption, 10-2
WORCESTER, MA- The Merrimack baseball team absorbed a 10-2 non-league loss at Assumption Wednesday afternoon.

April 17, 2012
Mantoni’s Late-Game Heroics Lift Baseball Past Lowell in Extra Innings
NORTH ANDOVER, MA- Junior Joe Mantoni belted a 10th-inning walk-off homer to left center to give the Merrimack baseball team a 10-8 victory over UMass Lowell Tuesday afternoon at home.

April 15, 2012
Baseball Claims 8-5 Victory at Saint Michael’s in Series Finale
COLCHESTER, VT- The Merrimack baseball team prevailed 8-5 in the third game of a weekend series at Saint Michael’s Sunday afternoon.

April 14, 2012
Baseball Trades Wins at Saint Michael’s Saturday
COLCHESTER, VT- The Merrimack baseball team split a divisional doubleheader at Saint Michael’s Saturday afternoon, falling 5-1 in game one before claiming an 8-2 victory in the nightcap.

April 11, 2012
Baseball Drops Road Contest at UMass Lowell, 7-2
LOWELL, MA- The Merrimack baseball team suffered a 7-2 loss at UMass Lowell under the lights of LaLacheur Park Wednesday evening.

April 10, 2012
Baseball’s Joe Mantoni Named NSCA All-American
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO- Junior Joe Mantoni (Northbridge, MA) of the Merrimack baseball team has been recognized as an All-American by the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA).

April 7, 2012
Cotter, O’Flynn Lead Baseball to Walk-Off Wins Over New Haven
NORTH ANDOVER, MA- Behind four-hit efforts from Casey Cotter and Mark O’Flynn, the Merrimack baseball team captured a pair of dramatic walk-off wins over New Haven Saturday afternoon.

April 5, 2012
Baseball Relinquishes Lead, Falls in Extra Innings at AIC 5-4
SPRINGFIELD, MA- The Merrimack baseball team dropped a 5-4 decision at American International Thursday afternoon in 11 innings.

April 3, 2012
Baseball Fends Off Late Rally, Upends UMass Lowell 7-6
NORTH ANDOVER, MA- The Merrimack baseball team captured its first victory in the Northeast Division Tuesday afternoon, topping UMass Lowell 7-6.

April 1, 2012
Baseball Edged by #7/16 Southern NH in NE10 Divisional Doubleheader
NORTH ANDOVER, MA- The Merrimack baseball team endured a pair of losses to #7/16 Southern New Hampshire at home Sunday afternoon. The Warriors dropped a 4-2 decision in game one before suffering a 4-1 setback in 15 innings to close out the series.

March 31, 2012
Baseball Falls to #7/16 Southern NH, 7-1, in Game One of Weekend Series
NORTH ANDOVER, MA- The Merrimack baseball team suffered a 7-1 loss to #7/16 Southern NH Saturday afternoon at Warrior Diamond. The loss drops the Warriors to 11-13 overall and 0-2 in the Northeast Division of the Northeast-10 Conference.

March 28, 2012
Merrimack Announces Summer Clinic Sport Lineup
Merrimack has announced its summer clinic sport lineup for the summer of 2012. Call 978-837-5324 for more information.

March 28, 2012
Baseball Falls at Bentley, 6-4, to Open Divisional Play
WALTHAM, MA- The Merrimack baseball team suffered a 6-4 setback at Bentley in the first Northeast Division contest of the 2012 campaign.

March 27, 2012
Weekend Baseball Schedule Shuffled, Doubleheader Moved to Sunday
The Merrimack baseball team’s weekend series against #7/16 Southern New Hampshire has been shifted to accommodate other Merrimack events on campus.

March 25, 2012
Baseball Claims 9-7, 2-0 Wins at The College of Saint Rose
ALBANY, NY- The Merrimack baseball team snapped a five-game skid with a pair of two-run victories Sunday at The College of Saint Rose. The Warriors prevailed 9-7 and 2-0 to improve to 11-11 on the season while the Golden Knights dip to 6-12 overall.

March 24, 2012
Baseball Stumbles on the Road at Le Moyne
SYRACUSE, NY- The Merrimack baseball team dropped a pair of contests at Le Moyne Saturday afternoon, falling 11-2 and 10-0.

March 22, 2012
Walk-Off Hit Sinks Baseball in Conference Crossover Tilt at Assumption, 10-9
WORCESTER, MA- The Merrimack baseball team absorbed a 10-9 loss at Assumption Thursday afternoon as a two-out single in the ninth scored the game-winning run.

March 19, 2012
Eagle Tribune: Florida Results have Warriors Thinking Positive
The Merrimack baseball team was recently previewed in the Eagle Tribune. The Warriors return to North Andover sporting a 9-8 overall record after a 4-2 trip to the Sunshine State.

March 19, 2012
Casey Cotter Collects Northeast-10 Player of the Week Honors
SOUTH EASTON, MA- Junior Casey Cotter (North Hampton, NH) of the Merrimack baseball team has been named the Northeast-10 Conference Player of the Week, in an announcement made Monday afternoon by the league office.

March 19, 2012
Baseball Edged by #19 Southern Connecticut in Extra Innings
LANTANA, FL- The Merrimack baseball team suffered an 8-6 loss to #19 Southern Connecticut in a 12-inning battle Monday to close out its training trip to Florida.

March 18, 2012
Baseball Blanked by #10/18 Southern Connecticut, 3-0
LANTANA, FL- The Merrimack baseball team had its eight-game winning-streak snapped Sunday with a 3-0 loss to #10/18 Southern Connecticut.

March 17, 2012
Late Runs Lift Baseball to Shutout Win over Molloy, 4-0
BOCA RATON, FL- The Merrimack baseball team extended its winning streak to eight games Saturday afternoon with a 4-0 victory over Molloy at Lynn University. The Warriors’ overall record escalates to 9-6 while the Lions slip to 7-12 on the season.

March 16, 2012
Baseball Sweeps Twinbill against Mercy 5-2, 4-2
LANTANA, FL- The Merrimack baseball team claimed a pair of victories over Mercy Friday afternoon to stretch its winning streak to seven.

March 15, 2012
Baseball Blanks Saint Michael’s 10-0, Runs Winning-Streak to Five
LANTANA, FL- The Merrimack baseball team claimed its fifth-straight victory with a 10-0 non-league win over Saint Michael’s Thursday afternoon.

March 13, 2012
Baseball’s Carnevale Named Northeast-10 Pitcher, Rookie of the Week
SOUTH EASTON, MA – Freshman Joe Carnevale (East Providence, RI) of the Merrimack baseball team has been tabbed the Northeast-10 Conference Pitcher of the Week and Rookie of the Week, in an announcement made Tuesday by the league office.

March 11, 2012
Baseball Extends Winning Streak to Four with Wins over Saint Anselm, Dominican
CHESTER, NY – For the second-straight day, the Merrimack baseball team claimed non-conference victories over Saint Anselm and Dominican at The Rock Sports Park to run its unbeaten streak to four games.

March 10, 2012
Baseball Downs Saint Anselm, Dominican in Non-League Bouts
CHESTER, NY- The Merrimack baseball team picked up a pair of non-conference victories Saturday at The Rock Sports Park, defeating Saint Anselm 5-1 before blanking Dominican 8-0.

March 4, 2012
Baseball Drops Non-Conference Doubleheader at Wilmington 1-0, 3-1
WILMINGTON, DE- The Merrimack baseball team suffered a pair of non-league losses at Wilmington Sunday afternoon, falling 1-0 in game one and 3-1 in the series finale.

March 3, 2012
Baseball Falls at Wilmington 10-2; Doubleheader Rematch Set for Sunday
WILMINGTON, DE- The Merrimack baseball team suffered a 10-2 non-conference loss at Wilmington Saturday afternoon. The Warriors drop to 1-4 on the season while the Wildcats progress to 1-0 overall.

February 22, 2012
Merrimack Baseball Downed in Both Games of Doubleheader on Wednesday
North Andover, Mass. - The Merrimack baseball team was downed by the Southern Connecticut State Owls on Wednesday night by the score of 2-1 and 3-1.

February 22, 2012
Baseball Drops Non-Conference Twinbill to #11 Southern Connecticut
HAVERHILL, MA- The Merrimack baseball team suffered a pair of losses Wednesday evening to #11 Southern Connecticut State in non-league play at Haverhill Stadium.

February 21, 2012
Baseball’s Carnevale Tabbed Northeast-10 Rookie of the Week
SOUTH EASTON, MA- Freshman pitcher Joe Carnevale of the Merrimack baseball team has been named the Northeast-10 Conference Rookie of the Week in an announcement by the league office Tuesday afternoon.

February 20, 2012
Baseball to Host #14 Southern Connecticut at Haverhill Stadium Wednesday Afternoon
The Merrimack baseball team will take on Southern Connecticut State in non-conference action Wednesday afternoon at Haverhill Stadium.

February 19, 2012
Rain Cancels Sunday's Baseball Contests against So. Connecticut, Felician
On day two of the 2012 season, the Merrimack baseball team had its non-league games against Southern Connecticut State and Felician were rained out Sunday.

February 18, 2012
Baseball Splits with Molloy on Opening Day 7-4, 4-3
The Merrimack baseball team earned a 7-4 victory in the first game of the opening doubleheader of the year and suffered a 4-3 loss in the nightcap.

February 17, 2012
Baseball Set for Weekend Doubleheaders to Open 2012
The Merrimack baseball team will kick off the 2012 season with a pair of weekend doubleheaders against Molloy, Felician and Southern Connecticut.

February 14, 2012
Baseball Hosts 2012 Kick-Off Weekend with Guest Speaker ESPN’s Gordon Edes
With opening day just days away, the Merrimack baseball team recently held its Kick-Off Weekend. The Warriors hosted a dinner reception in the Blue Line Club February 10 with guest speaker Gordon Edes of ESPN.

February 6, 2012
Baseball Picked Seventh in Northeast Division in Northeast-10 Preseason Poll
SOUTH EASTON, MA- The Merrimack baseball team has been selected to finish seventh in the Northeast Division in the Northeast-10 Coaches’ Preseason Poll released Monday afternoon.

January 13, 2012
Baseball Announces 2012 Kick-Off Weekend Event
The Merrimack baseball program has announced that it will host an weekend event to kick off the 2012 season February 10-11.

December 15, 2011
Nine Home Events Highlight 2012 Baseball Slate
NORTH ANDOVER, MA – The Merrimack baseball team has released the schedule for the 2012 season, featuring 50 games. The Warriors will play 24 contests before returning to North Andover for their first home game of the year.

December 13, 2011
Baseball Signs Four to National Letters of Intent
Second-year head baseball coach Jim Martin has announced that four student-athletes have signed National Letters of Intent for the class of 2016. The Merrimack baseball program will welcome three infielders and one outfielder for the 2013 season.

December 6, 2011
Baseball Announces Captains for 2012 Season
Seniors Tim Curran and Bill Humphrey along with juniors Brett Julian and Joe Mantoni will lead the Warriors this spring.

December 5, 2011
Merrimack Baseball to Host Clinic February 5
NORTH ANDOVER, MA – The Merrimack baseball team has announced that it will host a clinic February 5, 2012 for high school ballplayers.

October 13, 2011
First Annual Friends of Merrimack Baseball Golf Tournament Moved to 10/21
NORTH ANDOVER, MA – The Merrimack baseball program has announced that the first annual Friends of Merrimack Baseball Golf Tournament has been rescheduled for October 21.

October 7, 2011
Follow Bill Humphrey's Blog for Northeast-10 Conference
Senior pitcher Bill Humphrey of the Merrimack baseball team will be blogging all year long for the Northeast-10 Conference, be sure to stay updated.

August 31, 2011
Warrior Baseball Program to Host Fall Clinics
NORTH ANDOVER, MA – The Merrimack baseball team has announced that it will hold a pair of clinics this fall for high school ballplayers.

August 23, 2011
Members of Warriors’ Baseball Program Shine in Summer Leagues
NORTH ANDOVER, MA – Three current members and one incoming member of the Merrimack baseball team competed in NCAA-sanctioned wood-bat leagues this summer.

July 7, 2011
Nine Spring Athletes Named to Northeast-10 All-Academic Team
NORTH ANDOVER, MA – Nine Merrimack student-athletes from the 2011 spring season were named to the Northeast-10 All-Academic team.