Middlebury

Armstrong and Casnocha Earn NCAA Honors

May 22, 2006

Middlebury College baseball players Ryan Armstrong (Whitman, Mass.) and Alex Casnocha (San Francisco, Calif.) have been named to the NCAA Tournament All-Region team. The duo helped lead Middlebury to a NESCAC Championship and the teams first-ever appearance in the NCAA Tournament. Middlebury ended the season with a school-record 26 wins against 11 losses, going 2-2 in NCAA play.

Armstrong hit .450 at the NCAA Regional in Harwich, Massachusetts, to go along with two doubles, a triple and two home runs. He also drove in five runs and had an on-base percentage of .500 over the four games.

Casnocha hit the ball as well, ending the tourney at .444 with two doubles and a home run. He also drove in five runs, hit a SAC fly, stole a base and had an on-base percentage of .450.