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Morse, Leal Earn 2012 All-NECC Honors

Morse, Leal Earn 2012 All-NECC Honors

ATTLEBORO, Mass. – Elms College senior outfielder Donny Morse (Alfred, Maine) was named Second Team All-New England Collegiate Conference (NECC), while sophomore pitcher Derek Leal (Charlton, Mass.) was named Honorable Mention All-NECC as announced by the league office on Monday.

Morse hit .367 during league action in 2012 with a team-high 18 hits, six doubles and he also drove in 12 runs. Morse had three multi-hit games against conference competition and twice went 4 for 5 at the plate in outings against Lesley University and Mitchell College.

On the mound, Leal picked up three wins and three saves in nine appearances against league foes. Leal tossed 21 strikeouts in a team-best 35.1 innings of work and registered a 5.60 earned run average (ERA). In a win over Lesley, Leal picked up his first save against the conference slate tossing four strikeouts in 2.2 frames of scoreless relief.

2012 All-NECC Baseball Teams
PLAYER OF THE YEAR
Alex Chetelat, Newbury (Sr, IF/P - Farmington, Conn.)
PITCHER OF THE YEAR

Kory Kiro, Daniel Webster (Sr, SP - Goffstown, N.H.)
ROOKIE OF THE YEAR

Kyle Brigham, Daniel Webster (Fr, 3B - Hudson, N.H.)
COACH OF THE YEAR

Mike Rocco, Lesley
TEAM SPORTSMANSHIP AWARD
Lesley University

First Team
Aaron Agrelo, Daniel Webster (So, SP - New Bedford, N.H.)
Kyle Brigham, Daniel Webster (Fr, 3B - Hudson, N.H.)
Alex Chetelat, Newbury (Sr, 1B/P - Farmington, Conn.)
Joe Corey, Becker (Sr, OF - Billerica, Mass.)
Tommy Derosier, Mitchell (Sr, 2B - Brooklyn, Conn.)
Kory Kiro, Daniel Webster (Sr, SP - Goffstown, N.H.)
Korey Lelievre, Daniel Webster (So, OF - Hudson, N.H.)
Weston Meehan, Becker (Sr, DH - Thomson, Ga.)
Aqib Shah, Lesley (Jr, SS - Watertown, Mass.)
Todd Tompkins, Becker (Jr, C - West Haven, Conn.)
Pat Warrington, Southern Vt. (Sr, OF - Folcroft, Pa.)

Second Team
Nick Carlson, Mitchell (Fr, SS - Old Lyme, Conn.)
Patrick Curry, Newbury (Sr, C - Hampstead, N.H.)
Cameron D'Agostino, Newbury (Fr, 2B - Salisbury, Mass.)
Tony D'Addio, Becker (Jr, 3B - West Have, Conn.)
Jeff DiLorenzo, Becker (Sr, - Coventry, R.I.)
Michael Dwyer, Newbury (So, OF - Hamden, Conn.)
Cody Labadia, Southern Vt. (Fr, 1B - Howes Caves, N.Y.)
Donny Morse, Elms (Sr, OF - Alfred, Maine)
Christopher Ninteau, Newbury (Jr, P - Lisbon, Conn.)
Peter Plansky, Lesley (Sr, DH - Litchefield, N.H.)
Tyler Plourd, Lesley (So, OF - Canton, Conn.)

Honorable Mention
Tyler Bonin, Daniel Webster (Jr, C - Litchfield, N.H.)
Steven Broy, Newbury (Fr, 3B - Gorham, Maine)
Drew Doyle, Mitchell (Fr, OF - Mystic, Conn.)
Derek Leal, Elms (So, P - Charlton, Mass.)
Tom Natoli, Becker (Jr, OF - Suffern, N.Y.)