Joey Serfass, a member of the Newington High School Class of 1999, led Eastern Connecticut State University to the Division III national championship Tuesday, pitching a complete-game, five-hit shutout as ECSU beat Marietta of Ohio, 8-0, to claim the university’s fourth baseball title.
Eastern, which had been ranked #2, finished the season 39-11-1. Marietta, which had been ranked #1, finished 41-9-1. Serfass was 10-1 on the season. For more, visit the NCAA site, featuring an article, the box score, and play-by-play; or the ECSU site, featuring a run-down of the whole tournament.
In other news, the USC baseball team will host a first-round regional in the Division I baseball championship this weekend. Also, here is the Daily Trojan article on USC’s national tennis championship last week.