A Fruitful Spring Salisbury University Return to Athletics: A Highlight

SU Baseball capped off its Spring 2021 season with its first national championship in program history. Salisbury swept through the NCAA Tournament with nine consecutive wins and ended the season on a 14-game winning streak.

Additionally, Clayton Dwyer and Justin Meekins earned All-American honors from ABCA and D3baseball.com. Jackson Balzan was selected as the Most Outstanding Player of the NCAA Tournament.

SU Women's Lacrosse finished perfection with a 14-13 victory in the national title game against Tufts. It is the fourth national championship in program history and the second perfect season in team history.

Salisbury cleaned up the postseason awards from the IWLCA. Alexis Strobel was named the National Player of the Year and National Attacker of the Year. Carrie Hesen earned National Defensive Player of the Year. Julie Talbert was selected as the Most Outstanding Player of the NCAA Tournament. Strobel, Hesen and Lydia McNulty were also named IWLCA All-Americans.

SU Men's Lacrosse advanced to its 19th NCAA Championship appearance in its 31st consecutive trip to the national tournament. Salisbury also captured its 23rd conference title with a perfect 4-0 record in the C2C.

Cross Ferrara was tabbed as the National Player of the Year and National Attacker of the Year. Ferrara was also picked as the C2C Player of the Year and added to the Tewaaraton Award Watch List in April.

Jarrett Bromwell (pictured) and Brett Malamphy also earned national awards from the USILA. Bromwell was tabbed as the National Midfielder of the Year while Malamphy picked up his second National Faceoff Player of the Year award of his career.

Under first-year head coach Lacey Lord, SU Softball captured its 20th conference championship in program history with a 25-9 overall record and a 6-0 mark in C2C play.

Abby Mace earned NFCA First Team All-American honors along with being selected as a finalist for the NFCA National Player of the Year award.

Lindsey Windsor (pictured), Kaleigh Edwards, Madeira Alexander and Abby Mace were all selected to the NFCA All-Region team before the NCAA Tournament. Windsor and Alexander also collected major awards from the C2C. Windsor earned the C2C Pitcher of the Year award while Alexander was tabbed as the C2C Scholar-Athlete of the Year.

Alec Angradi of SU Men's Tennis qualified for his second consecutive NCAA Tournament during the 2021 season. Angradi was also selected to the All-C2C teams for singles and doubles play.

Ian Siew joined Angradi as an All-C2C selection following the season. Siew was also announced as the C2C Scholar-Athlete of the Year for men's tennis.

Veronica Cuellar highlighted the trio of All-C2C selections for SU Women's Tennis with first-team honors.

Sarah Dover (pictured) and Katherine Tamesis both earned All-C2C Second Team laurels after the 2021 season.

SU Track & Field had two qualifiers to the 2021 NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships. Colleen Howard qualified in the high jump with a school-record mark of 1.73 meters (5-8).

Zach Stump qualified in the pole vault after breaking his own school record and setting a C2C record with a 4.93 meter (16-2) clearance at the SU Final Qualifying Meet.

Travis Zimmerman was named the Men's Field Athlete of the C2C Championships after winning the shot put and hammer throw at the championship meet.

SU Football collected its second-straight NJAC Championship after winning both of its spring games against Wesley and Christopher Newport. Joseph Osborne earned All-American honors from D3football.com. Jack Lanham was selected as the NJAC South Offensive Player of the Year.

SU Women's Basketball completed its seventh undefeated season in program history and the first since 1955-56.

Kaylee Otlowski earned All-America honors from the WBCA. It was the first time an SU women's basketball player earned first-team All-America honors since the 2003 season.

SU Men's Basketball collected four wins during the shortened winter season. Johnny Fierstein ranked 21st in the nation in assists per game (5.4).

Jordan Oates ranked 22nd in the nation in rebounds per game (10.8) during his freshman season.