Cannon Named to NEWMAC All-Conference Team

Colton Cannon
Colton Cannon

BOSTON, Mass. – Junior pitcher Colton Cannon has been named to the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Baseball All-conference second team.

Cannon led the Bears pitching staff in wins (4), innings (51 2/3) and strikeouts (48). He had a record of 4-1 for the Bears and opponents hit just .233 against him.

 The southpaw had wins over Fitchburg State, Gettysburg, Springfield and NEWMAC regular season champion MIT this season as the Bears were 16-21 overall and 8-9 in conference play qualifying for the conference tournament for the second straight season and the third time in the last four years.

The Bears also won the NEWMAC sportsmanship award.


PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Alex Vendetti, WPI
PITCHER OF THE YEAR: Eric Dumas, Wheaton
ROOKIE OF THE YEAR: Steven Gallagher, WPI
COACH OF THE YEAR: Mike Callahan, WPI

2016 NEWMAC All-Conference Team

First Team Alex Venditti Infield WPI
First Team Eric Dumas Pitcher Wheaton
First Team Austin Filiere Infield MIT
First Team Kyle Bonicki Infield Clark
First Team Jimmy Smith Outfield Wheaton
First Team Mark Webber Outfield Babson
First Team Justin Silvestro Infield Wheaton
First Team Nick Locascio Pitcher MIT
First Team Jack Halpin Infield Babson
       
Second Team Vinny D'Ambrosio Infield WPI
Second Team Alec Echevarria Outfield MIT
Second Team Mike Vaitkunas Pitcher WPI
Second Team David Hesslink Pitcher MIT
Second Team Dan Southerland Pitcher Wheaton
Second Team Colton Cannon Pitcher Coast Guard
Second Team Adam Ayala Infield Babson
Second Team John Mulready Outfield WPI
Second Team John Drago Infield MIT



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