BASEBALL STADNDOUT TYLER WALSH NAMED ALL-NEW ENGLAND

BASEBALL STADNDOUT TYLER WALSH NAMED ALL-NEW ENGLAND

Rhode Island College junior first baseman Tyler Walsh (Cumberland, RI) has been named Third Team All-New England by the New England Intercollegiate Baseball Association (NEIBA), in conjunction with the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA). The NEIBA and the ABCA honored 55 players from 27 different schools in the New England region. 

Walsh, playing in his first season for the Anchormen, was a Second Team All-Little East selection. He played in 35 games on the year. Walsh, playing in his first season for the Anchormen, played in 35 games on the year. He hit .368 with 34 runs scored and 32 RBI. He notched 11 doubles, one triple and belted a team-best six home runs on the year. He also posted a .488 on base percentage and a .596 slugging percentage with a remarkable .993 fielding percentage at first base. Walsh's six home runs were sixth most in the Little East Conference, while his 11 doubles had him ninth in the conference. His .488 on base percentage and .596 slugging percentage were both good for second in the LEC.

Head Coach Scott Virgulak's team finished the season with a 20-15 overall record and an 8-6 (fourth place) mark in the Little East.