PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Rhode Island College junior pitcher Mike Webb (Pawtucket, RI), senior first baseman Tyler Walsh (Cumberland, RI) and junior second baseman Nate Vigeant (Coventry, RI) were named All-Little East for their respective performances in baseball during the spring 2019 season.
Webb was named a First Team All-Little East as a pitcher. He appeared in 11 games, starting all of them. The team MVP posted a 6-0 record with a 2.72 ERA and 100 strikeouts in 76.1 innings pitched. On the year, he recorded a 5-to-1 strikeout-to-walk ratio and held opponents to just a .195 batting average. He led the LEC in strikeouts, was second in both shutouts (1) and innings pitched, was fourth in wins and sixth in complete games (1).
Walsh was named Second Team All-Little East as a first baseman for the second straight season. He played in 42 games, starting all of them. Walsh batted .319 (52-for-163) with 39 runs scored, 52 hits, 16 doubles, three triples, five home runs and 35 RBI. He owned a .546 slugging percentage, a .404 on-base percentage and a .985 fielding percentage. Walsh's five home runs were seventh-most in the LEC, while his 16 doubles ranked him second in the conference. He also ranked sixth in both RBI and total bases (89)
Vigeant was named Second Team All-Little East as a second baseman. He played in 42 games, starting all of them. Vigeant batted .374 (64-for-171) with 47 runs scored, 64 hits, 13 doubles, one triple and two home runs. He registered a .447 on-base percentage, a .497 slugging percentage and a .969 fielding percentage. He ranked second in the Little East in hits, runs scored and plate appearances (200). Vigeant was fourth in the league in at-bats (171) and seventh in doubles.
First-year Head Coach Frank Holbrook's team finished the 2018 season with a 26-16 overall record and a 9-7 (third place) finish in the Little East. The Anchormen tied the program record for wins in a season.