Sports in Brief: Baseball
September 7, 2007
__Tribe players excel in New England summer league__
p. Juniors Mike Sheridan, Robbie Nickle and Larry Stanfield helped lead the Vermont Mountaineers to a successful defense of the New England Collegiate Baseball League championship title this summer. Sheridan hit .320 for the season, tallying eight doubles and three triples. Nickle added six doubles of his own, in addition to belting three homeruns and recording 16 RBI. Stanfield preformed well in the field, accumulating 71 assists and 36 put-outs during the season. Sheridan and Stanfield proved instrumental to the Mountaineers post-season success as Sheridan batted at a .348 clip during the playoffs and Stanfield recorded a crucial double in Vermont’s 14-8 victory in the first game of the championship series.