2012 Baseball News

  • 25 Rams Named to Spring 2012 MASCAC All-Academic Team
    July 17, 2012
    25 Rams Named to Spring 2012 MASCAC All-Academic Team Buzzards Bay, Mass. — A total of 520 student-athletes, including 25 from Framingham State University, have been honored by the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) with selection to the league’s Spring 2012 All-Academic Team as announced by MASCAC Commissioner Angela Baumann.
  • Boston Globe - Catcher Took Long Way Home
    May 17, 2012
    Boston Globe - Catcher Took Long Way Home Tony Iafolla decided it was time for a change. He had attended Johnson & Wales University, briefly, after graduating from Medfield High in 2001. He volunteered with Habit For Humanity in Central America before returning to Massachusetts and settling into a full-time landscaping job.
  • Baseball Closes Season with Loss to Anna Maria in ECAC Semifinals
    May 12, 2012
    Baseball Closes Season with Loss to Anna Maria in ECAC Semifinals Beverly, Mass. – The Framingham State University baseball team closed the 2012 season this afternoon with a 9-1 loss to Anna Maria College in one semifinal of the 2012 Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Division III New England Baseball Tournament.
  • Baseball Second Seed in 2012 ECAC New England Baseball Championship
    May 08, 2012
    Baseball Second Seed in 2012 ECAC New England Baseball Championship Framingham, Mass. – The Framingham State University baseball team has been selected to participate in the 2012 Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Division III New England Baseball Championship as the second seed. The Rams will face third seed Anna Maria College at Endicott College on Saturday afternoon.
  • Baseball Eliminated from MASCAC Championship with 5-3 Loss to Salem State
    May 05, 2012
    Baseball Eliminated from MASCAC Championship with 5-3 Loss to Salem State Bridgewater, Mass. – The Framingham State University baseball team rallied for a pair of runs in the ninth inning, but it was not enough as the Rams were eliminated from the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) Baseball Championship with a 5-3 loss to fourth-seeded Salem State University on Saturday afternoon at Alumni Park in Bridgewater.
  • Baseball Slips into Loser's Bracket with 3-0 Loss to Top Seed Bridgewter State
    May 05, 2012
    Baseball Slips into Loser's Bracket with 3-0 Loss to Top Seed Bridgewter State Bridgewater, Mass. – Jim Balboni (Townsend, Mass.) tossed a complete game shutout and Sean Riley (Fairhaven, Mass.) belted a leadoff homer to lead top-seeded Bridgewater State to a 3-0 victory over number three seed Framingham State in the winner’s bracket final
  • Baseball Advances with 5-0 Shutout Victory over Westfield State
    May 03, 2012
    Baseball Advances with 5-0 Shutout Victory over Westfield State Westfield, Mass. – Sophomore Matt DiCato (Winthrop, Mass.) fired a four-hit shutout to lead third seed Framingham State University to a 5-0 victory over second seed Westfield State University in the first round of the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference baseball tournament on Thursday afternoon.
  • Four Rams Named to 2012 All-MASCAC Baseball Team
    May 03, 2012
    Four Rams Named to 2012 All-MASCAC Baseball Team Buzzards Bay, Mass. – The Framingham State University baseball team has placed four players on the 2012 Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) All-Conference baseball squad in voting conducted by the conference’s eight coaches and announced by the MASCAC this morning.
  • Baseball Third Seed in 2012 MASCAC Baseball Championship
    May 01, 2012
    Baseball Third Seed in 2012 MASCAC Baseball Championship Framingham, Mass. – The Framingham State University baseball team has qualified the for the 2012 Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) Baseball Championship as the third seed. The Rams will travel to second seed Westfield State University on Thursday afternoon for a 3 p.m. contest.
  • Baseball Splits a Pair at MCLA
    April 29, 2012
    Baseball Splits a Pair at MCLA North Adams, Mass. - The Framingham State University baseball team split a Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) doubleheader this afternoon against MCLA at the Joe Zavattaro Complex. The Rams won the opener by a score of 7-1 before falling in game two 3-2.
  • Baseball Mounts Ninth Inning Comeback to Defeat Curry 4-3
    April 26, 2012
    Baseball Mounts Ninth Inning Comeback to Defeat Curry 4-3 Milton, Mass. – The Framingham State University baseball team rallied for two runs in the top of the ninth inning to erase a 3-2 deficit and come from behind to defeat Curry College 4-3 this afternoon in non-conference action.
  • Nine Run Eighth Propels Baseball to 14-10 Victory at RIC
    April 25, 2012
    Nine Run Eighth Propels Baseball to 14-10 Victory at RIC Providence, R.I. - The Framingham State University Rams overcame a five-run deficit to pour on 11 runs over the final two innings en route to a 14-10 comeback victory this afternoon over Rhode Island College in non-conference baseball action at Anchorman Field.
  • Baseball Rallies for Walk off Win in Opener Against Salem but Comeback Fall Shorts in Game Two
    April 24, 2012
    Baseball Rallies for Walk off Win in Opener Against Salem but Comeback Fall Shorts in Game Two Framingham, Mass. – The Framingham State University baseball team rallied from a run down in the bottom of the seventh for a 7-6 walk off victory in game one of a Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) baseball doubleheader with Salem State University,
  • Blydell Named MASCAC Baseball Player of the Week
    April 23, 2012
    Blydell Named MASCAC Baseball Player of the Week Framingham, Mass. – Senior outfielder Chris Blydell (Hopkinton, Mass.) has been named the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) Baseball Player of the Week for the week ending April 22nd, 2012.
  • Baseball Powers Past Fitchburg State
    April 21, 2012
    Baseball Powers Past Fitchburg State Framingham, Mass. – Senior outfielder Chris Blydell (Lynn, Mass.) went 6-for-8 at the plate with four doubles to lead the Framingham State University baseball team to a sweep of Fitchburg State University this afternoon in a Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) doubleheader this afternoon at Bowditch Field.
  • Coast Guard Snaps Baseball Win Streak at Four
    April 20, 2012
    Coast Guard Snaps Baseball Win Streak at Four New London, Conn.— Junior Tyler Babkiewich picked up the 100th hit of his career and his two-run double highlighted a five-run fifth as Coast Guard snapped a four-game losing streak with a 13-10 win over Framingham State in a non-conference game this afternoon.
  • Baseball Comes from Behind to Defeat Elms 6-4
    April 18, 2012
    Baseball Comes from Behind to Defeat Elms 6-4 Framingham, Mass. – Sophomore catcher Tony Iafolla (Medfield, Mass.) went 4-for-5 at the plate with a pair of doubles and a pair of runs scored as the Framingham State University baseball team defeated Elms College 6-4 in a non-conference contest this afternoon at Bowditch Field.
  • Baseball Takes Two from Worcester State
    April 16, 2012
    Baseball Takes Two from Worcester State Worcester, Mass. - The Framingham State University Rams defeated Worcester State 9-7 and 9-0 in Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) baseball action this afternoon at Rockwood Park.
  • Baseball Salvages Split with Game Two Victory over Westfield State
    April 14, 2012
    Baseball Salvages Split with Game Two Victory over Westfield State Framingham, Mass. –The Framingham State University baseball team split a Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) doubleheader this afternoon with Westfield State at Bowditch Field. The Owls capitalized on the Rams sloppy fielding to win game one 9-1, while the Rams rebounded with four extra base hits including a pair of homeruns to win game two 7-2.
  • Offense Powers Baseball Past Eastern Nazarene 15-1
    April 12, 2012
    Offense Powers Baseball Past Eastern Nazarene 15-1 Quincy, Mass – Senior Chris Cole (Lynn, Mass.) went 2-for-3 at the plate with a homerun, two RBI and two runs scored as the Framingham State University baseball team picked up a 15-1 victory over Eastern Nazarene College this afternoon in non-conference action.
  • Baseball Rallies Late for 5-0 Victory over Fisher
    April 11, 2012
    Baseball Rallies Late for 5-0 Victory over Fisher Lynn, Mass. – The Framingham State University baseball team rallied for five runs in the final two innings to break open a scoreless game and defeat Fisher College 5-0 in non-conference action this evening at Fraser Field.
  • Crofton Named MASCAC Baseball Player of the Week
    April 10, 2012
    Crofton Named MASCAC Baseball Player of the Week Framingham, Mass. – Junior outfielder Will Crofton (Hopkinton, Mass.) has been named the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) Baseball Player of the Week for the week ending April 8th, 2012.
  • Baseball Belts 34 Hits in Two Game Sweep of Mass. Maritime
    April 06, 2012
    Baseball Belts 34 Hits in Two Game Sweep of Mass. Maritime Buzzards Bay, Mass. - Junior Will Crofton (Hopkinton, Mass.) rapped out six hits, including three doubles, and drove in four runs to lead Framingham State to a sweep of a Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) baseball doubleheader from Massachusetts Maritime by scores of 14-4 in the opener and 12-0 in the nightcap in games played Friday afternoon at Commodore Hendy Field.
  • Baseball Falls to Keene State
    April 05, 2012
    Baseball Falls to Keene State Keene, N.H. – The Keene State College baseball team extended its winning streak to nine games with a 15-1 non-conference win over Framingham State University at Owl Athletic Complex on Thursday.
  • Baseball Falls to UMass Boston 9-3
    April 03, 2012
    Baseball Falls to UMass Boston 9-3 Malden, Mass. – Sophomore Will Barrack (Lancaster, Va.) tossed seven scoreless innings as the University of Massachusetts Boston baseball team defeated the Framingham State University Rams 9-3 in non-conference action this evening at Malden Catholic High School.
  • Baseball and Softball Schedule Updates
    April 02, 2012
    Baseball and Softball Schedule Updates The time and location of tomorrow’s baseball game against the University of Massachusetts Boston have been changed. The game will now be played at Malden Catholic High School at 7 p.m. The softball doubleheader with Bridgewater State that was unable to be played this past weekend has been rescheduled for Saturday, April 7th, at Framingham at noon.
  • Baseball Splits with Bridgewater State as 7th Inning Comeback Falls Short in Game Two
    March 31, 2012
    Baseball Splits with Bridgewater State as 7th Inning Comeback Falls Short in Game Two Framingham, Mass. – The Framingham State University baseball team won game one of a Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) doubleheader this afternoon 7-2 over Bridgewater State, but the Bears rebounded for a 4-3 victory in game two to earn a split at Bowditch Field.
  • Acevedo Drives in Six as Baseball Defeats Salve Regina 12-9
    March 29, 2012
    Acevedo Drives in Six as Baseball Defeats Salve Regina 12-9 Newport, R.I. – Senior Pedro Acevedo (Fall River, Mass.) belted out three hits and drove in six runs as the Framingham State University baseball team ran their current win streak to five games with a 12-9 victory this afternoon over Salve Regina University at Reynolds Field.
  • Baseball at UMass Dartmouth - Postponed
    March 28, 2012
    Baseball at UMass Dartmouth - Postponed North Dartmouth, Mass. – This afternoon’s baseball game at UMass Dartmouth has been postponed. No makeup date has been announced at this time. The Rams, winner of four in a row, return to action tomorrow afternoon at Salve Regina University at 3:30 p.m.
  • Baseball Holds Off Lasell for 8-7 Victory
    March 27, 2012
    Baseball Holds Off Lasell for 8-7 Victory Waltham, Mass. – Sophomore infielder Ivan Colon (Waltham, Mass.) racked up four hits and three RBI as the Framingham State University baseball team held off Lasell College for an 8-7 win this evening in non-conference action at Stein Diamond.
  • Baseball Outlasts Brandeis 5-3 in Extra Innings
    March 25, 2012
    Baseball Outlasts Brandeis 5-3 in Extra Innings Waltham, Mass. – The Framingham State University baseball team relinquished a three run lead late in the game but rallied in the 10th inning for a 5-3 victory over Brandeis this afternoon at Stein Diamond.
  • Baseball Takes Two From UMass Boston
    March 24, 2012
    Baseball Takes Two From UMass Boston Waltham, Mass. – Senior Pedro Acevedo (Fall River, Mass.) belted a team-best six hits, three RBI and two runs scored as the Framingham State University baseball team swept a non-conference twinbill this afternoon against the University of Massachusetts Boston at Yetten Field. The Rams blanked the Beacons in the first game 5-0 and came from behind for a 2-1 victory in the night cap.
  • Johnson & Wales Comes from Behind to Defeat Baseball 5-3
    March 22, 2012
    Johnson & Wales Comes from Behind to Defeat Baseball 5-3 East Providence, R.I. - The Johnson & Wales University baseball team defeated Framingham State 5-3 this afternoon in a non-conference contest at Pierce Field.
  • Baseball Drops Extra Inning Heartbreaker at Babson 5-4
    March 20, 2012
    Baseball Drops Extra Inning Heartbreaker at Babson 5-4 Babson Park, Mass. - Junior pinch-runner Brian Besinger (Milton, Mass.) scampered home on a wild pitch in the bottom of the 11th inning to enable the Babson College baseball team to claim its second extra-inning win in four days, as the Beavers defeated visiting Framingham State University, 5-4, in non-conference action on Tuesday afternoon.
  • Baseball Closes Southern Swing with Sweep of Daniel Webster
    March 17, 2012
    Baseball Closes Southern Swing with Sweep of Daniel Webster Winter Haven, Fla. – The Framingham State University baseball team closed their spring trip at the RussMatt Central Florida Invitational with a pair of victories over Daniel Webster College this afternoon. The Rams defeated the Eagles 13-3 in the opener and took game two by a score of 7-3.
  • Baseball Sweeps NJCU 3-2 and 6-5
    March 16, 2012
    Baseball Sweeps NJCU 3-2 and 6-5 Winter Haven, Fla. – The Framingham State University baseball team swept a doubleheader this afternoon against New Jersey City University at the RussMatt Central Florida Invitational. The Rams defeated the Gothic Knights 3-2 in the opener and 6-5 in the nightcap.
  • Baseball Drops Two to St. Joseph's - 9-4 and 5-3
    March 12, 2012
    Baseball Drops Two to St. Joseph's - 9-4 and 5-3 Auburndale, Fla. – Saint Joseph’s College won both ends of a doubleheader versus Framingham State University, winning the first game 9-4 and the second by a 5-3 margin at the RussMatt Central Florida Invitational on Monday.
  • Baseball Opens Season with a Pair of Losses to Anna Maria College
    March 11, 2012
    Baseball Opens Season with a Pair of Losses to Anna Maria College Winter Haven, Fla. – The Framingham State University baseball team opened the 2012 season this afternoon with a doubleheader against Anna Maria College at the RussMatt Central Florida Invitational. The Rams were defeated by the Amcats 10-2 in game one and 11-2 in the night cap.
  • Baseball Tabbed to Finish Fifth in MASCAC Preseason Poll
    February 28, 2012
    Baseball Tabbed to Finish Fifth in MASCAC Preseason Poll Framingham, Mass. – The Framingham State University baseball team has been tabbed to finish fifth in the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) 2012 baseball preseason poll in voting conducted by the conference’s coaches and announced by the conference office this morning.
  • 2011-12 Baseball General Interest Meeting - September 8th
    August 30, 2011
    2011-12 Baseball General Interest Meeting - September 8th Framingham, Mass. – The Framingham State University baseball team will be holding a general interest meeting on Thursday, September 8th at 6:30 p.m. in PCR II. Anyone interested in playing baseball during the 2011-12 academic year should plan on attending the meeting. Questions can be directed to head coach Brian Blumsack at baseball@framingham.edu.