WORCESTER, MA — The Assumption Department of Athletics has announced that Michael Curtis, of Wilmington, has been named to the roster of the 2019 Assumption Baseball team. Curtis, Class of 2018, will compete during the Greyhounds’ spring season, which began in late February with a three-game series at the New England Baseball Complex in Northborough, followed by nine games during their annual spring break trip to Florida.
“The 2019 baseball season has gotten off to a great start for us,” said sixth-year Head Baseball Coach Mike Rocco. “After concluding our spring break trip with a record of 8-4, we have been ranked regionally in the last three weekly polls. In addition to our success on the diamond, the team earned an average GPA of 3.14 for the fall semester and participated in a number of community service events, including helping out with Northbridge Little League’s Winter Clinic. We are very excited about what lies ahead for us this season and hope that we can carry our early success into our conference schedule.”
The Assumption Baseball team opened the season 5-0, earning a sixth place ranking by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association in early March; the team began the season ranked ninth. The team was ranked sixth in the Northeast-10 Conference Preseason Coach’s Poll for this upcoming season.
For more information on Assumption athletics, visit 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 35 majors and 47 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 www.assumption.edu.
(NOTE: The above announcement is from Assumption College via Merit.)
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