Softball Represented Among Finalists

Softball Represented Among Finalists

The 2015 St. John’s Molson-Coors Male Athlete of the Year Award, Female Athlete of the Year Award and Team of the Year Award Winners will be announced 7:30pm on Wednesday, February 17th at the E.B. Foran Room at City Hall.

Softball’s Sean Cleary and Galway Hitmen are amongst the Finalists.

Sean Cleary (Harbour Main, NL) is one of three finalists for the 2015 St. John’s Molson-Coors Male Athlete of the Year Award. Other Finalists: Josh Hancott (Powerlifter) & Liam Hickey (Wheelchair Basketball & Sledge Hockey).

In 2015, Sean Cleary Enjoyed A Golden Year On The Softball Diamond & In The Pitching Circle At The Local, Provincial, National & International Levels.

Sean Cleary’s Overall Pitching Stats and Batting Stats For The 2015 Season 

  • Pitching Stats: 34-10, .773W%, 285IP, 88ER, 2.16ERA, 191H, 97BB, 509K, 8SHO, 1NH, 1PG
  • Batting Stats: 22-for-65 .338BA, 14R, 4D, 6HR, 11BB, 20RBI

Senior League (Regular Season & Playoffs) Overall Stats & Awards

  • Pitching Totals: 11-6, 110.2IP, 39ER, 2.48ERA, 74H, 44BB, 209K, 2SHO
  • Batting Totals: 15-for-54 .278BA, 13R, 3D, 6HR, 11BB, 14RBI
  • 1st Place Regular Season (16-7 Record)
  • 1st Place Playoffs (7-4 Record)
  • Lowest ERA During Regular Season (1.48)
  • Named Playoff Most Valuable Player
  • Named Molson/Coors St. John’s Senior Men’s Fastpitch League Player of the Month (August)

Senior Provincial Overall Stats & Awards 

  • Pitching Stats: 3-0, 20IP, 8ER, 2.80ERA, 22H, 1BB, 38K
  • Batting Stats: 7-11 .636BA, 1R, 1D, 6RBI
  • 1st Place Senior Provincial (4-0 Record)
  • Named Most Valuable Player
  • Named Top Batter

Senior Men’s Nationals Overall Stats & Awards

  • Pitching Stats: 4-0, 24IP, 4ER, 1.17ERA, 17H, 7BB, 49K, 2SHO
  • 1st Place: Gold Medal (7-1 Record)
  • Named Most Valuable Player Playoff Round

WBSC Men’s Softball World Championship in Saskatoon, SK

  • Gold Medal (10-1 Overall Record)
  • Pitching Stats: 5-0, 33IP, 14ER, 2.97ERA, 24H, 15BB, 47K, 1SHO

Pan American Games in Ajax, ON

  • Gold Medal (7-0 Overall Record)
  • Pitching Stats: 4-0, 29IP, 4ER, 0.97ERA, 13H, 10BB, 40K, 1SHO

Travel League & ISC World Tournament Overall Stats & Awards

  • Pitching Stats: 7-4, 68.1IP, 19ER, 1.95ERA, 41H, 20BB, 126K, 2SHO, 1NH, 1 Perfect Game
  • Named To 2nd Team All-World (Pitcher) At 2015 ISC World Tournament
  • 1st Place Ed McCormick Tournament
  • 2nd Place ISC World Tournament
  • 4th Place Cephas Roth Memorial

Other Awards & Accomplishments

  • Named Molson/Coors Athlete of the Month (September)
  • Named The Telegram Athlete of the Week (September 5th & September 26th)
  • Named To 2016 Softball Canada Men’s National Team Athlete Pool (December)

Galway Hitmen are one of three finalists for the 2015 Molson-Coors Team of the Year Award. Other Finalists: Brad Gushue Rink (Curling) & Team Hayley Barrett & Samantha Marsh (Air Rifle).

Galway Hitmen Edged East Hants Mastodons (NS) 4-3 In The Gold Medal Game At The 2015 Canadian Senior Men’s Fastpitch Championship In St-Claire & St-Gervais, QC.

With The Win, Galway Hitmen Captured The Provinces 4th Straight Canadian Senior Men’s Fastpitch Championship (2012-2013-2014-2015). In The History Of The Canadian Senior Men’s Fastpitch Championship (1965-2015) There Have Only Been Two Provinces (British Columbia 1975-1978) & Newfoundland Labrador (2012-2015) That Have Captured Four Consecutive Canadian Senior Men’s Fastpitch Championships.

Overall Record: 7-1 (4-1 Round Robin & 3-0 Playoffs)

  • Runs For: 56, Runs Against: 20, Plus/Minus: +36
  • Team Batting Stats: 8GP, 78H-212AB, .368BA, 56R, 10D, 1T, 14HR, 51RBI
  • Team Pitching Stats: 8GP, 7W-1L, 51IP, 15ER, 2.06ERA, 44H, 19BB, 80K, 2SHO

2015 Tournament Award Winners

Top Batter (Based On Round Robin)

  • Jeremy O’Reilly 9H-15AB .600BA

All-Star Team Selections (Based On Round Robin)

  • Ryan Kirk (Catcher) 4H-11AB .364BA, 1RBI
  • Jason Hill (Utility) 7H-13AB .538BA, 4R, 1D, 1HR, 7RBI & 1-0, 5IP, 4ER, 5.60ERA, 5K

Most Valuable Player Award (Round Robin)

  • Brad Ezekiel 7H-16AB .438BA, 10R, 2D, 4HR, 7RBI

Most Valuable Player Award (Playoff Round)

  • Sean Cleary 3-0, 20IP, 2ER, 0.70ERA, 40K, 2SHO

Members Galway Hitmen Gold Medal Team

Shane Boland, Sean Cadigan, Sean Cleary, Blair Ezekiel, Brad Ezekiel, Robbie Greene, Justin Gill, Jason Hill, Jon Kelly, Sheldon Keough, Ryan Kirk, Stephen Mullaley, Danny Mullins, Jeremy O’Reilly, Mark Power, Brian Roche, Colin Walsh, Mark Dwyer-Coach & Les Howey-Coach. Sponsor: Danny Williams.

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Softball NL Would Like To Take This Opportunity To Congratulate Sean Cleary On Being Named A Finalists For The 2015 St. John’s Molson-Coors Male Athlete Of The Year Award And Galway Hitmen On Being Named A Finalists For The 2015 St. John’s Molson-Coors Team Of The Year Award.

Congratulations Sean & Galway Hitmen!