The Nighthawks picked up their first win of the season on Tuesday afternoon with their 9-5 victory over Washington & Jefferson College at THE Spring Games at Sleepy Hollow Sports Complex. After dropping their opening game of the day against Olivet College, Newbury moves to 1-5 this season after the win over the Presidents.
The Newbury Nighthawks fell twice on Monday with a morning loss to Sage College, 6-4, followed by an afternoon loss to Juniata College, 20-9. The Nighthawks are now 0-4 at THE Spring Games in Florida and have four games remaining before returning home.
The Framingham State University Rams posted 10 runs in the top of the seventh inning, pulling away from the Newbury Nighthawks in their 19-4 victory on Monday afternoon from the New England Baseball Complex.
The Nighthawks began their Spring Break in Florida with two losses to start the 2019 season. In the first game of the year, the Nighthawks were shutout in the morning by North Park University, 8-0, followed by an afternoon loss to Catholic University 21-3.
The Nighthawks three-game winning streak came to an end on Saturday as the No. 12 Endicott Gulls and Nichols Bison scored a pair of wins over the Newbury Nighthawks on Saturday afternoon in tri-match play. The Gulls defeated the Bison in the other match of the day. All three contests finished in straight sets.
The Newbury Nighthawks improved to 5-1 in the New England Collegiate Conference following a pair of victories over the Lesley Lynx on Tuesday evening at Pappas Gymnasium in a weekday doubleheader. Both matches finished 3-0 in favor of Newbury.
Nighthawks sophomores Taymise Sanders (Malden, Mass.) and Desiree Snead (South Easton, Mass.) became the first student-athletes in program history to attempt to qualify for the NCAA Division III National Indoor Championships and although their effort fell shy, both sprinters had their best finishes of the season at the Tufts University Last Chance Qualifier this weekend.
The Lasell College Lasers have their season off to a 2-0 start with their Sunday afternoon, two-game sweep of the Newbury Nighthawks at the New England Baseball Complex. Lasell used a pair of three-run innings to separate themselves in the opening game and used a big eight-run inning in the second game to sweep the doubleheader.
Nighthawks sophomore Rory Dobbins (Warwick, R.I.) matched a career-high with 17 kills while sophomore Geral Rivera-Miranda (Everett, Mass.) broke a program record with 36 digs, as the Newbury Nighthawks defeated the Southern Vermont Mountaineers 3-1 (25-20, 24-26, 25-14, 25-15) on Friday evening in New England Collegiate Conference play.
In the ninth inning, Falcons junior Mitchell Lundholm (Plymouth, Mass.) provided the game-tying RBIs, followed by senior Ismael Perez (Brooklyn, N.Y.) and his game-leading RBI single, all of which was apart of a nine-run final inning as the Fisher Falcons came back to defeat the Newbury Nighthawks 12-5 on Thursday evening at the New England Baseball Complex.