May 20, 2013
Right-hander Lospinuso (West Islip [N.Y.] High School) fashioned a 1-1 record and 2.53 earned-run average in 10-2/3 innings to lead the Golden Bears' starting rotation. He struck out eight batters and walked only two. He helped eliminate second-seeded and nationally No. 11/15-ranked Wheaton (Mass.), 8-3, on Friday evening, as he allowed two earned runs and struck out five in 7-2/3 innings of work, throwing 107 of 144 pitches for strikes. He is a criminal justice major.
A third baseman from Northford, Conn. (Hill Regional Career HS), Rubino led WNE with a .500 batting average and had a regional-best 11 hits in five tournament games. The 11 hits pushed his career total to 281, which is tied for seventh in NCAA Division III history (according to the 2013 NCAA Baseball Record Book) and extends the Golden Bears' all-time benchmark. He is a criminal justice major.
Most Outstanding Player – Andrew Richards – Southern Maine – RHP
Logan Carman – Southern Maine – LHP
Sam Dexter – Southern Maine – SS
Tyler Hitchcock – Endicott – RHP
Colin Sitarz – Endicott – OF
Mike Lospinuso – Western New England – RHP
Mike Rubino – Western New England – 3B
Eric Jensen – Wheaton – SS
Mike Pratt – St. Joseph's (Maine) – 1B
Rich Lizotte – Daniel Webster – RHP
Parker Tew – MIT – SS