WESTWOOD, Mass. - The New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) announced the 2019 Baseball Postseason Awards and All-Sportsmanship honorees on Tuesday.
Wheaton's Jared Sharkey has been named the 2019 Athlete of the Year. In league play, Sharkey held a .348 batting average, .667 slugging percentage, and added five homeruns with 19 RBIs.
Babson's Michael Genaro was selected as the 2019 Pitcher of the Year, after holding the best overall ERA at 1.46. In conference, Genaro went 5-0 with a 0.73 ERA and 39 strikeouts with just two walks in 46.0 innings and held opposing hitters to a .214 average.
Wheaton's Jacob Studley earned the title of 2019 Rookie of the Year, after boasting a .452 batting average and .742 slugging percentage in the conference. Studley also tallied three homeruns, eight RBIs, and two stolen bases in league play.
After leading Wheaton to a share of the East Division Title with a conference record of 15-2 and the top-seed in the NEWMAC Tournament, the Lyons' Eric Podbelski was voted the 2019 Coach of the Year.
The 2019 Baseball All-Conference Team consists of 10 first and second team honorees which are voted on by the eight baseball coaches.
Eight baseball student-athletes are also being recognized to the All-Sportsmanship Team. The award is intended to recognize one student-athlete from each team, in every sport that best demonstrates the ideals of the NEWMAC and its Code of Conduct, regardless of his/her overall performance or statistics for the season.
Athlete of the Year
Jared Sharkey, Wheaton
Pitcher of the Year
Michael Genaro, Babson
Rookie of the Year
Jacob Studley, Wheaton
Coach of the Year
Eric Podbelski, Wheaton
2019 NEWMAC Baseball All-Conference
|First Team All-Conference||Jared Sharkey||Wheaton College|
|First Team All-Conference||Michael Genaro||Babson College|
|First Team All-Conference||David Larson||WPI|
|First Team All-Conference||Nick Raposo||Wheaton College|
|First Team All-Conference||Cal Slepkow||Clark University|
|First Team All-Conference||Jacob Studley||Wheaton College|
|First Team All-Conference||Mark Joao||Springfield College|
|First Team All-Conference||Jeremy Lhotka||U.S. Coast Guard Academy|
|First Team All-Conference||John Mikosz||Wheaton College|
|First Team All-Conference||Brian Johnson||Springfield College|
|Second Team All-Conference||Matt Johnston||MIT|
|Second Team All-Conference||Tyrone Patterson||WPI|
|Second Team All-Conference||Griffin Young||Wheaton College|
|Second Team All-Conference||Thomas Allison||MIT|
|Second Team All-Conference||Jake Oliger||Babson College|
|Second Team All-Conference||Patrick Callahan||MIT|
|Second Team All-Conference||Casey Bussone||MIT|
|Second Team All-Conference||Brandon Russo||Springfield College|
|Second Team All-Conference||George Mulcahey||Wheaton College|
|Second Team All-Conference||Jack Fox||Emerson College|
2019 Baseball All-Sportsmanship
|Nicolas Parente||Babson College|
|Chris Radovic||Clark University|
|Joe Paladino||Emerson College|
|Matt Fraioli||Springfield College|
|Brett Sullivan||U.S. Coast Guard Academy|
|Josh Trybuch||Wheaton College|