STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: Wilmington’s Michael Curtis Earns Spot on Assumption College Baseball Team

WORCESTER, MA —  The Assumption College Department of Athletics has announced that Michael Curtis, of Wilmington, has been named to the 2018 Assumption College baseball team. Curtis, Class of 2018, will compete during the Greyhounds’ spring season, which began in late February when the team traveled to the USA Baseball National Training Complex in Cary, NC, for a four-game series, followed by eight games during their annual spring break trip to Florida.

“As a program, we are very excited about the 2018 season,” said fifth-year head baseball coach Mike Rocco. “Our returning players, have helped lead a team that has created an incredible atmosphere in the clubhouse. It is our hope that their guidance and mentoring will continue both on the field and in the classroom.”

Of its 45 scheduled games, Assumption will play 14 of them at home at Rocheleau Field. In 2017, the Hounds posted a 10-17 record (17-25 overall) in the Northeast-10 Conference, and were ranked fifth in the NE10 Conference Preseason Coach’s Poll for this upcoming season.

For more information on Assumption athletics, visit http://www.assumptiongreyhounds.com.

About Assumption College

Founded in 1904 by the Augustinians of the Assumption in Worcester, Mass., Assumption College is a Catholic liberal arts institution that offers undergraduate students 41 majors and 48 minors in the liberal arts, sciences, business, and professional studies; as well as master’s and continuing education degrees and professional certificate programs-each through an educational experience that is grounded in the rich Catholic intellectual tradition. The curriculum enables students to gain a depth and breadth of knowledge that leads to professional success and personal fulfillment. Students-whether on the Worcester campus or at the College’s Rome, Italy, campus-become engaged participants in Assumption’s classic liberal arts education, exploring new ideas and making connections across disciplines. To prepare for the workforce, students learn cutting-edge theory and best practices, conduct innovative research, and develop excellent communication and critical-analysis skills. Assumption graduates are also known for their thoughtful citizenship and compassionate service to their community. For more information about Assumption College, please visit http://www.assumption.edu.

(NOTE: The above announcement is from Assumption College via Merit.)

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