( FOR THE WEEK OF APRIL 22-28 )
PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Colby Greenhalgh, Johnson & Wales (RI) (Jr., C - Plainfield, Conn.)
Hit .417 for the week with a .529 on base percentage and .750 slugging percentage ... Had two extra-base hits - a home run and double at Albertus Magnus ... Went 2-for-3 in game two at Norwich as the Wildcats went 3-1 on the week.
PITCHER OF THE WEEK
Grayson Jennings, Saint Joseph's (Maine) (Senior, P - Mililani, Hawaii)
Jennings was dominant in a 3-0 win at Bowdoin College on Monday, as the senior right-hander struck out eight over five innings of one-hit ball to pick up the victory and improve to 3-1 on the season.
ROOKIE OF THE WEEK
Eduardo Pena, Albertus Magnus (Fr., Outfielder - Hamden, Conn.)
Pena put together a slash line of .421/.429/.789 after going 8-for-19 with six RBI, nine runs scored, a double, two home runs and a walk in a 4-3 week for the Falcons. The rookie was crucial in the doubleheader split with Lasell as the right fielder put together a 3-for-5 effort at the plate to go along with five runs scored, three RBI and a home run. In the GNAC doubleheader split with JWU, Pena was held to only one hit over six at bats, but bounced back going 4-for-8 with four runs scored, a double, a home run and a pair of RBI in the GNAC sweep vs. Rivier.
WEEK 9 HONOR ROLL
Mike Browne, Albertus Magnus (Sr., IF - New Fairfield, Conn.) - Browne went 12-for-23 at the plate in a 4-3 week with a triple, seven runs, six RBI and a stolen base en route to an impressive .522/.556/.565 slash. He had multi-hit performances in three of the three games, including a 4-for-4 effort in the Falcons' 5-3 win over JWU. Browne also recorded back-to-back three hit performances in the doubleheader sweep at Rivier.
Brandon Fowler, Albertus Magnus (So., P - Lexington, S.C.) - Fowler recorded a stellar week for the Falcons as the sophomore righthander posted a 1.17 ERA with five strikeouts and just five hits allowed in 7.2 innings against Lasell and JWU, both at home. He allowed five hits to go with four strikeouts in a seven-inning complete game victory over Lasell before earning his second save of the year after striking out the tying run at the plate in the bottom of the seventh to help lead the Falcons to a 5-3 win over JWU.
Brendan Barrett, Colby-Sawyer (Sr, SS/2B - Nashua, N.H.) - Barrett led the Chargers with a .471 batting average in four games last week. He slugged .647 and had an on base percentage of .500. Barrett had at least one hit in each game and compiled eight hits in 17 at-bats. Included in his hits, were three doubles. Barrett also stole a bag in each of the four games.
Anthony DiPrizio, Saint Joseph's (Maine) (Senior, OF - Rochester, N.H.) - DiPrizio hit .455 (5-11) with four runs, a home run, and four RBI in a 2-1 week for the Monks. The senior was 2-4 with a run scored in a 3-0 win over Bowdoin on Monday and, in a game one victory over Suffolk, went 3-4 with three runs, a homer, and four RBI on Sunday.
Ben Isaak, Suffolk (So., INF - Durham, N.H.) - Isaak slashed .429/.500/.429 in a 1-3 week with three runs scored and three RBI.
Kevin Sinatra, Suffolk (Sr., P - East Boston, Mass.) - Sinatra allowed one unearned run on five hits with five strikeouts in a seven-inning complete-game win over SJC on Sunday as the Rams nailed down the No. 1 seed in the GNAC Baseball Tournament.
SLASH = AVG/OBP/SLG
GNAC BASEBALL WEEKLY ARCHIVE (2019)
|1||Colby Greenhalgh, JWU||Josh Mousseau, JWU||Matt Motyka, LAS|
|2||Jared Gagne, SJC||Jonathan Marchia, SJC||Steven Rossi, SUF|
|3||Joey Murphy, SJC||Tim Unczur, CSC||Matt Bischof, LAS|
|4||Colby Greenhalgh, JWU (2)||Matt Bergeron, SJC||Elijah Spataj, AMC / M. Bergeron, SJC|
|5||Joe Maracic, JWU||Worth Walrod, SUF||Corey Cochran, RIV|
|6||Jared Gagne, SJC (2)||Worth Walrod, SUF (2)||Kosta Drosidis, ANM|
|7||David Marsell, LAS||James Smiegocki, JWU||Elijah Spataj, AMC (2)|
|8||Kosta Drosidis, ANM||Parker Browne, SUF||Kosta Drosidis, ANM (2)|
|9||Colby Greenhalgh, JWU (3)||Grayson Jennings, SJC||Eduardo Pena, AMC|
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