Trio Earns First Team All-Region Honors

Trio Earns First Team All-Region Honors

BOSTON, Mass. – With the first-ever Division III Super Regional set to begin in less than 24 hours, announced the 2019 All-Region teams.  Earning First Team honors was Nick Herzog (Riverhead, N.Y.), Kyle Boudrias (Medford, Mass.), and Bobby Tramondozzi (Peabody, Mass.).

The three first teamers marks the most in program history and continues a trend of at-least three Beacons earning All-Region honors for the third straight year. 

Tramondozzi became just the second player in program history to earn a spot on the First Team in back-to-back seasons.  Chris Fowler '18 earned a spot on the First Team after his 2018 and 2017 seasons.

Herzog, who was named the UMass Boston Regional MVP, combined for eight hits, seven runs scored, two doubles, two triples and seven RBI.  He is currently hitting .388 and is slugging a team-best .776.  He sits with an on-base percentage of .458, and leads the Beacons in stolen bases with 23.  His 15 career triples now stands as the program record, with 12 of those coming in 2019.  He has 71 hits this season and stands with 14 doubles and a team-leading a career-high 11 home runs.  Herzog has 54 RBI and 58 runs scored in 183 at-bats. 

In 22 appearances, the righty sits with a program record 11 saves and has a 2-2 record heading into the first-ever Super Regional this weekend.  The Peabody native has registered 40 strikeouts, in 33.1 innings of work, and has only allowed four runs on 22 hits.  He currently sits with a 1.35 ERA, which is second best amongst all UMB pitchers.  He is currently averaging 10.80 strikeouts per nine innings.  His only appearance in the Regional Tournament, Tramondozzi collected his 11th save and had three strikeouts in 2.1 innings against Wheaton College in the championship game.

For Boudrias he sits second on the team with a .373 average and boasts 66 hits on the year.  In 44 games played, the senior from Medford has recorded 33 runs scored, 39 RBI, 10 doubles, two triples, two home runs, and 17 walks.  He sits with a .436 on-base percentage and a .486 slugging percentage. This season, Boudrias has posted 18 multi-hit games, and had a hit-streak of 21 straight games.