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Mitch Wells Named NEIBA All-Star on Monday

Junior third baseman Mitch Wells was named a New England Intercollegiate Baseball Association All-Star on Monday. Wells batted .360 with a team-high 73 hits and 43 runs batted in in 2011. The Blue Devils ended the season with a 26-25-1 overall record. Wells was previously named a First Team All-Northeast Conference selection for the second straight season.

Along with the Second Team selection, Wells has been invited to play in the NEIBA All-Star game scheduled for June 2 in Lowell, MA. The 37th Annual NEIBA All-Star Game will take place on Thursday, June 2, 2011 at LeLacheur Park in Lowell, Massachusetts at 7pm. LeLacheur Park is home of the Lowell Spinners, a minor league team affiliated with the Boston Red Sox. The gate will open at 6pm and tickets will cost $5.

Wells is a First Team All-NEC selection at third base for the second straight season. He entered the NEC Tournament on a 15-game hitting streak, the longest of the season for the Blue Devils, and tied for the longest streak of his career. He finished his junior season in the school's top-10 all-time in batting average, hits, runs scored and doubles.