2016 Record:30-11 (13-3 CCC, 1st)

Conference Championships:9

10 NCAA Tournament Appearances

2011 College World Series

2017 Baseball News

  • Western New England Sweeps Eastern Nazarene in CCC Finale
    April 28, 2017
    QUINCY, Mass. (April 28, 2017) – The Western New England University baseball team wrapped up Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) play with two wins over Eastern Nazarene College on Friday evening at Adams Field. Sophomore left-hander Bob Hamel (Southwick, Mass.) turned in a complete game shutout in the opener as the Golden Bears posted a 2-0 victory, before the offense broke out in game two, leading Western New England to a 12-5 triumph.
  • Kawiecki Earns National Recognition from NCBWA
    April 27, 2017
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (April 27, 2017) – Junior right-hander Jake Kawiecki (Burlington, Conn.) of the Western New England University baseball team has received National Pitcher of the Week honorable mention recognition from the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA), the organization announced on Thursday.
  • Brandeis Rallies Late to Top Western New England, 4-1
    April 27, 2017
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (April 27, 2017) – The Brandeis University baseball team rallied past Western New England University with four runs over the final two innings to earn a 4-1, non-conference victory over the Golden Bears on Thursday afternoon at Trelease Park.
  • Jake Kawiecki Earns First Career CCC Pitcher of the Week Award
    April 24, 2017
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (April 24, 2017) – Junior right-hander Jake Kawiecki (Burlington, Conn.) of the Western New England University baseball team has been named the Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) Pitcher of the Week for the first time in his career, the league office announced on Monday afternoon.
  • Western New England Splits with Roger Williams on Senior Day
    April 23, 2017
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (April 23, 2017) – The Western New England University baseball team split a Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) doubleheader with Roger Williams University on Sunday afternoon at Trelease Park. After being shut out 3-0 in the opener, the Golden Bears rolled to a 12-0 triumph in game two.
  • Wetmore Goes the Distance in Game Two as Golden Bears Split Doubleheader with Gulls
    April 22, 2017
    BEVERLY, Mass. (April 22, 2017) – The Western New England University baseball team split a Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) doubleheader at Endicott College on Saturday afternoon at North Field, dropping the opener 5-2 before bouncing back with an 11-1 triumph in game two.
  • Western New England Slugs its Way to 17-2 Victory at Suffolk
    April 18, 2017
    BOSTON, Mass. (April 18, 2017) – Six players posted multi-hit efforts as the Western New England University baseball team slugged its way to a 17-2 victory over Suffolk University on Tuesday afternoon in non-conference action at East Boston Memorial Park.
  • Western New England Splits Non-Conference Doubleheader with RPI
    April 15, 2017
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (April 15, 2017) – The Western New England University baseball team split a non-conference doubleheader with the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) on Saturday afternoon at Trelease Park. RPI posted an 8-0 win in the opener, before the Golden Bears bounced back to earn a split with a 7-3 victory in game two.
  • Golden Bears Unable to Overcome Early Deficit in 15-9 Loss at UMass Dartmouth
    April 13, 2017
    DARTMOUTH, Mass. (April 13, 2017) – The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth baseball team scored ten runs over the first three innings on its way to a 15-9 win over Western New England University on Thursday afternoon in non-conference action.
  • Western New England Moves into Second Place in CCC Standings With Two Wins at Curry
    April 12, 2017
    MILTON, Mass. (April 12, 2017) – The Western New England University baseball team moved into second place in the Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) standings with a pair of victories over Curry College on Wednesday afternoon at Jack Valelly Diamond. The Golden Bears utilized a strong start from junior right-hander Jake Kawiecki (Burlington, Conn.) to take the opener, 3-1, before completing the sweep with a 6-4, comeback win in game two.
  • Johnson & LaCroix Earn CCC Weekly Baseball Honors
    April 10, 2017
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (April 10, 2017) – Sophomore outfielder Ben LaCroix (Branford, Conn.) and freshman infielder Kevin Johnson (Waterford, Conn.) of the Western New England University baseball team have both earned weekly honors from the Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC), it was announced on Monday afternoon.
  • LaCroix’s Seven-RBI Effort in Game Two Helps Western New England Salvage Split with Wentworth
    April 09, 2017
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (April 9, 2017) – Sophomore outfielder Ben LaCroix (Branford, Conn.) drove in a career-high seven runs in the second game of a Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) doubleheader against the Wentworth Institute of Technology to help Western New England University salvage a split on Sunday afternoon at Trelease Park. Wentworth rallied late in the opener to claim a 5-3 victory, before LaCroix’s career effort at the plate sparked the Golden Bears to a 14-5 win in game two.
  • Hamel & Wetmore Lead Golden Bears to Sweep of Bison
    April 08, 2017
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (April 8, 2017) – Behind a pair of strong pitching performances from sophomores Bob Hamel (Southwick, Mass.) and Paul Wetmore (Hamden, Conn.), the Western New England University baseball team earned a doubleheader sweep of Nichols College on Saturday afternoon in Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) action at Trelease Park. The Golden Bears posted a 1-0 shutout in the opener, before rolling to a 14-1 triumph in game two.
  • Big Third Inning Fuels Golden Bears’ 17-0 Victory Over Keene State in Home Opener
    April 07, 2017
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (April 7, 2017) – Playing at home for the first time this spring, the Western New England University baseball team put 12 runs on the board in the third inning and rolled to a 17-0 shutout victory over Keene State College on Friday afternoon in non-conference action at Trelease Park.
  • Offense Erupts in Game One as Golden Bears Split Doubleheader With Gordon
    April 03, 2017
    HARTFORD, Conn. (April 3, 2017) – The Western New England University baseball team split a Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) doubleheader with Gordon College on Monday at Murren Family Field on the campus of Trinity College. The Golden Bears erupted offensively in the opener on their way to a 19-9 victory, before falling 4-2 in game two.
  • Kawiecki Strikes Out Eight, But Golden Bears Fall to UMass Boston, 5-1
    March 30, 2017
    BOSTON, Mass. (March 30, 2017) – Despite a strong effort from junior right-handed pitcher Jake Kawiecki (Burlington, Conn.), the Western New England University baseball team fell to the University of Massachusetts Boston, 5-1, in non-conference action on Thursday evening at Monan Park.
  • Western New England Falls to MIT in Non-Conference Action, 15-3
    March 27, 2017
    HARTFORD, Conn. (March 27, 2017) – The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) baseball team broke out for nine runs in the fifth inning on its way to a 15-3 victory over Western New England University this evening in non-conference action at Murren Family Field on the campus of Trinity College.
  • Golden Bears Drop Doubleheader to Salve Regina in CCC Opener
    March 25, 2017
    NEWPORT, R.I. (March 25, 2017) – The No. 22/30 nationally ranked Western New England University baseball team was held to just eight hits and one run during a pair of losses to Salve Regina University this afternoon as both teams opened Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) play at Reynolds Field. The Golden Bears, who batted second as the home team in both contests, fell 1-0 in the opener and 4-1 in game two.
  • Western New England Earns National Rankings From D3baseball.com & ABCA Following 7-1 Florida Trip
    March 21, 2017
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (March 21, 2017) – After posting a 7-1 record last week at the RussMatt Central Florida Invitational, the Western New England University baseball team has earned a pair of national rankings from D3baseball.com and the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA), both of which released their weekly polls today.
  • Bob Hamel Named CCC Pitcher of the Week
    March 20, 2017
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (March 20, 2017) – Sophomore left-hander Bob Hamel (Southwick, Mass.) of the Western New England University baseball team has been named the Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) Pitcher of the Week, the league office announced this afternoon.
  • Golden Bears Finish Spring Trip Strong With 3-0 Shutout Victory Over Wisconsin-Platteville
    March 18, 2017
    AUBURNDALE, Fla. (March 18, 2017) – Sophomore right-hander Paul Wetmore (Hamden, Conn.) struck out eight batters and allowed just two hits over seven shutout innings as the Western New England University baseball team wrapped up its eight-game trip at the RussMatt Central Florida Invitational with a 3-0 victory over the University of Wisconsin-Platteville this morning at the Lake Myrtle Complex.
  • Strong Pitching Leads Western New England To Doubleheader Sweep Of #13 TCNJ
    March 17, 2017
    AUBURNDALE, Fla. (March 17, 2017) – Sophomore left-hander Bob Hamel (Southwick, Mass.) and senior right-hander Matt Thomas (Plainville, Conn.) both turned in strong pitching performances as the Western New England University baseball team earned a doubleheader sweep of No. 13 nationally ranked The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) today at the Lake Myrtle Sports Complex. The Golden Bears pulled away late in game one for a 7-1 victory, before rolling to a 7-2 triumph in game two with the help of a six-run third inning.
  • Trinity Edges Western New England With Late Run, 6-5
    March 15, 2017
    AUBURNDALE, Fla. (March 15, 2017) – The Western New England University baseball team suffered its first loss at the 2017 RussMatt Central Florida Invitational this morning, falling 6-5 to Trinity College in a regional contest at Lake Myrtle Park.
  • Western New England Scores Three Unanswered Runs to Earn 5-4 Win Over Mount St. Joseph
    March 14, 2017
    WINTER HAVEN, Fla. (March 14, 2017) – The Western New England University baseball team came from behind with three unanswered runs to earn a 5-4 victory over Mount St. Joseph (Ohio) University this morning in non-conference action at Chain of Lakes Park.
  • Bats Stay Hot & Bullpen Shines as Golden Bears Edge McDaniel, 7-6
    March 12, 2017
    LAKELAND, Fla. (March 12, 2017) – Strong performances from the offense and bullpen lifted the Western New England University baseball team to a 7-6 victory over McDaniel College this morning in non-conference action at Lake Bonny Park’s Robert Fletcher Field.
  • Golden Bears Pull Away Late in 13-6 Win Over Framingham State
    March 11, 2017
    AUBURNDALE, Fla. (March 11, 2017) – The Western New England University baseball team pulled away from Framingham State University with eight runs over the final four innings on its way to a 13-6 victory this afternoon in non-conference at the Lake Myrtle Park Complex.
  • Golden Bears Rally Past Illinois Wesleyan with Five-Run Sixth Inning, 6-4
    March 10, 2017
    LAKELAND, Fla. (March 10, 2017) – The Western New England University baseball team used a five-run sixth inning to overcome an early deficit and earn a 6-4 victory over Illinois Wesleyan University this afternoon in its RussMatt Central Florida Invitational opener at Henley Field.
  • Paul Wetmore Earns NCBWA Division III National Pitcher of the Week Honors
    March 08, 2017
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (March 8, 2017) – After being named to the D3baseball.com Team of the Week yesterday, sophomore right-handed pitcher Paul Wetmore (Hamden, Conn.) of the Western New England University baseball team has earned more national recognition with his selection as the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) Division III Pitcher of the Week, it was announced this afternoon.
  • Paul Wetmore Named to D3baseball.com Team of the Week
    March 07, 2017
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (March 7, 2017) – After throwing a no-hitter in his first career start on Sunday, sophomore right-handed pitcher Paul Wetmore (Hamden, Conn.) of the Western New England University baseball team has received national recognition from D3baseball.com with his selection to the Team of the Week.
  • Wetmore & Lacaire Recognized by CCC with Weekly Awards
    March 06, 2017
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (March 6, 2017) – Sophomore right-handed pitcher Paul Wetmore (Hamden, Conn.) and sophomore outfielder Erik Lacaire (Worcester, Mass.) of the Western New England University baseball team have been recognized with weekly awards from the Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC), the league office announced this afternoon.
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