Posted: May 20, 2015
GREENSBORO, N.C.---Senior Steve Buckley (Monroe, Conn./Masuk High School) of Western New England University has been selected Rawlings NCAA Division III third-team All-New England by the American Baseball Coaches' Association, it was announced on Wednesday.
Buckley, a first baseman, had his best season in a Western New England uniform in 2015. He was named All-Commonwealth Coast Conference for the second time in his career, earning first-team accolades.
The criminal justice major led the Golden Bears with career bests of .357 batting average, .424 on-base percentage and four sacrifice flies. He also paced the team with 13 doubles, three home runs, 30 runs batted in, 68 total bases, 16 extra-base hits and .527 slugging. His CCC ranks included first in doubles, sacrifice flies, fourth in RBI, hits (46), total bases, slugging, fifth in batting, and ninth in homers.