“The coaches wanted me to be comfortable at second before I started to pitch more,” Bingel said. “I’m looking forward to getting on the mound, too. Things have been pretty good here so far.”
Northeastern has won 10 baseball games so far this year, and exactly half of them have been won by St. John’s Prep graduates.
Chris Carmain is 3-2 so far in 2014 with a career best 1.34 ERA. He struck out a career-high eight in a win over Niagara and limited then No. 23 ranked Texas A & M to two hits, two walks and no runs over seven innings.
Freshman Dustin Hunt has the other two Prep centric wins for the Huskies. He sports a 2.39 ERA and a team-best 30 strikeouts.
The St. Anslem baseball team has to thank Bishop Fenwick for at least some of their pitching.
Senior Zach Brian, a righty from Stoneham that graduated from Fenwick, is 3-1 for the Hawks with a solid 2.51 ERA. He has 30 strikeouts in 28.2 innings pitched, and leads St. A’s in both cattegories.
Fellow Fenwick grad Joe Levasseur, a freshman, is still looking for his first college win. He’s made three starts and has struck out 10.
St. John’s Prep grad Nick Bragole has grabbed a spot in the Hawks lineup as a freshman. He has three doubles and nine RBI early in the year.
Masconomet graduate Blair Shrewsbury had scored a goal in all nine games this season for the Bates women’s lacrosse team. A junior mid, Shrewsbury had 18 goals and six assists on the season, including a hat trick in a narrow loss to Endicott earlier this week.
Salem State’s men’s lacrosse team is benifitting from local talent. Captain Frank Lento, who is from salem, is the Vikings team leader in assists (11) and has 12 total points. Fellow Salem native Nate Staples has been a staple in the midfield with two goals and two assists, and Beverly’s Max Gansenberg has contributed four helpers from the midfield spot.