Suffolk University head baseball coach Cary McConnell was named the 2014 Great Northeast Athletic Conference Coach of the Year, as Rams teams received a total of 25 awards from the Great Northeast Athletic Conference for spring accomplishments on the fields and courts.
The baseball team took a total of 11 postseason awards, with three players selected to the league's first team: Seniors Jake Cintolo and Devan Jones as infielders and junior JC Collette a designated hitter. More
Sophomore Calixto Romero was named the GNAC Tennis Player of the Year for his stellar 2014 campaign, one of three players selected for GNAC honors. The men’s tennis team went into the playoffs before losing the championship to Ramapo College on Sunday. The Rams wrapped up the season at 9-3. More
Four softball players also earned GNAC postseason recognition, with senior Erin McAndrews selected as first-team catcher. The team reached the GNAC semifinals before falling to Simmons College 6-1 on Saturday. Suffolk finished with a 21-23 overall record for the 2014 season. More
McConnell, who has served as interim director of Athletics this past year, guided Suffolk to the league’s best in-conference record at 12-2, and the Rams baseball team earned the top seed in this year’s conference tournament. Suffolk reached the GNAC Tournament championship game for the eighth consecutive year but fell short, losing to St. Joseph’s College of Maine 2-0 on Sunday afternoon. Earlier in the day Suffolk defeated Johnson & Wales University 11-3 in a 13-inning affair, taking the 20th win of the season, a mark the program has accomplished for 17 straight seasons. More on McConnell