2007 NECBL season

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2007 NECBL season
Regular season
Duration June 8 – August 1
Playoffs
Start date August 2
Quarterfinal 1 Vermont over Keene
Quarterfinal 2 Torrington over Manchester
Quarterfinal 3 Newport over North Adams
Quarterfinal 4 Holyoke over Lowell
Semifinal 1 Vermont over Holyoke
Semifinal 2 Newport over Torrington
NECBL Championship Series
Date August 9–10
Site Recreation Field, Cardines Field
Champions Vermont
2006  NECBL seasons  2008

The 2007 NECBL season was the fourteenth season of the New England Collegiate Baseball League, a wood bat collegiate summer baseball league operating in the northeastern United States region of New England.

In the quarterfinal playoff rounds, Vermont defeated Keene 2-0 (7-3, 3-2), Torrington defeated Manchester 2-0 (6-5, 3-1), Newport defeated North Adams 2-1 (4-8, 6-4, 5-2), and Holyoke defeated Lowell 2-1 (5-4, 8-9, 5-4). In the semifinal rounds, Vermont defeated Holyoke 2-0 (7-3, 3-2) and Newport defeated Torrington 2-0 (5-0, 3-2). In game 1 of the championship series, Vermont defeated Newport 14-8. In game 2, Vermont defeated Newport 3-0 to win its second consecutive NECBL championship.[1]

Regular season standings[edit]

Key to colors in standings
Top four of each division advanced to 2007 NECBL playoffs

Northern Division[edit]

Team Wins Losses Win Pct. GB
Holyoke Giants 26 16 .619 0
Vermont Mountaineers 24 18 .571 2
Keene Swamp Bats 22 20 .524 4
Lowell All-Americans 21 23 .477 6
Concord Quarry Dogs 19 24 .442 7.5
Sanford Mainers 19 24 .442 7.5

Southern Division[edit]

Team Wins Losses Win Pct. GB
Torrington Twisters 24 16 .600 0
Newport Gulls 25 17 .595 0
North Adams SteepleCats 23 19 .548 2
Manchester Silkworms 19 22 .463 5.5
Danbury Westerners 16 24 .400 8
Pittsfield Dukes 13 28 .317 11.5

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League leaders[edit]

Category Player Team Stat
Avg Brian Michael Kemp Sanford .398
ERA Adam Wilk Newport 1.12
H Brian Michael Kemp Sanford 72
R Brian Michael Kemp Sanford 38
RBI Andy Meyers Concord 35
2B A.J. Pollock Vermont 15
3B Ozzie Borrell North Adams 6
HR Kyle Suire Danbury 9
TB Brian Michael Kemp Sanford 87
SB Brian Michael Kemp Sanford 32
K Joe Testa Concord 69

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League Awards[edit]

Award Player NECBL team
Most Valuable Player Brian Michael Kemp Sanford
Top Pro Prospect Steven Strasburg Torrington
Batting Champion Brian Michael Kemp Sanford
10th Player Award A.J. Pollock Vermont
Defensive Player of the Year Chris Klepps Torrington
Top Pitcher Shawn Gilblair Holyoke
Top Relief Pitcher Steven Strasburg Torrington
Sportsmanship Award Matt Iannetta, Anthony Santos Newport, Lowell
Rookie of the Year Drew Poulk Newport
Most Improved Player Scott Savastano Pittsfield
Manager of the Year Jason Falcon Holyoke
Umpire of the Year Jeff Burt

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Attendance[edit]

Rnk Team Year Total Game Average Rnk Change¿ Total Att Change Game Avg Change
1 Newport Gulls 42,225 2,010 +0 -199 -10
2 Keene Swamp Bats 38,659 1,840 +1 +4,798 +147
3 Vermont Mountaineers 31,895 1,518 -1 -4,957 -236
4 Pittsfield Dukes 28,955 1,378 +0 +1,555 +74
5 North Adams SteepleCats 23,031 1,096 +1 +36 +1
6 Torrington Twisters 20,382 1,019 -1 -4,234 -153
7 Sanford Mainers 11,751 559 +0 -1,138 -54
8 Manchester Silkworms 10,992 549 +0 +2,962 +127
9 Holyoke Giants 10,011 476 +1 +1,640 +78
10 Concord Quarry Dogs 8,867 403 -2 -1,711 -100
11 Danbury Westerners 7,379 368 +0 +1,323 +66
12 Lowell All-Americans 3,873 176 +0 +926 +36
TOTAL NECBL 238,470 950 +1,451 -6

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External links[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.necbl.com/2007playoffstats/confstat.HTM NECBL playoff archive, URL accessed
  2. ^ http://www.necbl.com/2007webstats/lgsumm.htm#form.std NECBL standings archive, URL accessed December 20, 2008
  3. ^ http://www.necbl.com/2007webstats/lgsumm.htm#form.lgt NECBL leaders archive, URL accessed December 20, 2008
  4. ^ http://www.necbl.com/awards2007.htm NECBL awards archive, URL accessed December 20, 2008
  5. ^ http://www.necbl.com/2007webstats/pd.htm#team.gms NECBL team statistics archive, URL accessed December 20, 2008