LYNDON CENTER, Vt. – The North Atlantic Conference released the baseball All-Conference selections with two Lyndon State College players, Ryan Cordeiro (Rollinsford, N.H.) and Reece Tanguay (Essex Junction), being named to the Second Team. Tanguay also added Senior Scholar Athlete of the Year to his accolades.
Tanguay, second baseman, has been selected as the first baseball Senior Scholar Athlete of the Year. He is being recognized for excelling academically and athletically throughout his undergraduate experience, while serving as a role model in both the classroom and on the field. Impressively, the Business Administration major has been named to the President's List or the Chancellor's List every semester throughout his four years of college. The two-time NAC Second Team All-Conference selection has recorded 28 hits including two doubles, drove in 16 runs, stole 11 bases, crossed the plate 16 times, and was top-three in the league in walks after drawing 19. In his career at Lyndon, he played in 73 games, posted a .416 on-base percentage, and recorded 53 hits, 40 runs, 34 RBI, 42 walks, and 17 stolen bases. He also tallied a .938 fielding percentage, with 101 putouts, 170 assists, and 19 double plays.
Ryan Cordeiro, a sophomore, served as shortstop for the Hornets, who was also placed on the second team alongside Tanguay. This year, he ranked 13th with a batting average of .324, including 5 doubles and 2 triples, while driving in 11 runs, and stealing 15 bases. Cordeiro also recorded 44 putouts, 93 assists, 10 double plays, with a .926 fielding percentage.
The Lyndon State College baseball team finished their season 11-28 overall and 6-18 within the NAC. They made history on Saturday, April 30th with the 4-0 upset over Castleton University, being the first time the Lyndon baseball team has beat Castleton since joining the North Atlantic Conference. They will be losing three seniors: Shane LaCroix, Reece Tanguay, and Mike Raimondi. Tom White finished out his third season with the team and looks forward to what next season brings.