Courtesy: America East Communications

Three Teams Earn #AEBASE Week 7 Awards

Release: 04/04/2017

BOSTON - America East teams continued to battle rough weather to begin conference play, but no games were lost over the weekend. UMass Lowell took two of three from Maine on the road while Stony Brook took two of three from Albany in the only two conference series over the weekend. Here are the week seven award winners:

Player of the Week
Hunter Dolshun, UMBC, Sr., C, Warwick, N.Y.

  • Led the America East with a .636 batting average last week, going 7-for-11 in three games.
  • Went 3-for-4 with a home run and two runs scored in a win over George Mason.
  • In a doubleheader against Mount St. Mary's, Dolshun went 4-for-7 with a double, two RBIs and three runs scored as the Retrievers swept the two games.
  • Finished with a 1.000 slugging percentage.

Pitcher of the Week
Colin Duffley, UMass Lowell, So., RHP, Manchester, N.H.

  • Tossed a complete-game shutout to get a, 3-0, win over Maine.
  • Tied a DI program single-game record with 10 strikeouts.
  • Allowed just three hits without issuing a walk.

Rookie of the Week
Greg Marino, Stony Brook, RFr., Centereach, N.Y.

  • Tossed 6.0 innings, allowing just one run to earn the win over Albany in game two of a doubleheader on Sunday.
  • It was Marino's first career victory.
  • Struck out eight batters in the outing and allow just five hits.

Notes

  • UMass Lowell swept a conference doubleheader for the first time since 2015.
  • UMBC's Collin Stack set a DI program record with 8 RBIs vs. Mount St. Mary's.

Weekly Award Winners
Feb. 21 - Player of the Week: Russ Olive, UMass Lowell; Pitcher of the Week: Nick Silva, Maine; Rookie of the Week: Michael Wilson, Stony Brook
Feb. 28 - Player of the Week: Justin Yurchak, Binghamton; Pitcher of the Week: Nick Silva, Maine; Rookie of the Week: Austin Young, UMass Lowell
March 6 - Player of the Week: Paul Rufo, Binghamton; Pitcher of the Week: Jacob Christian, UMBC; Rookie of the Week: Mac Wangenstein, Albany
March 13 - Player of the Week: Chris Sharpe, UMass Lowell; Pitcher of the Week: Jack McClure, Albany; Rookie of the Week: John Polichetti, UMass Lowell

March 21 - Player of the Week: Kyle Sacks, Albany; Pitcher of the Week: Kenny McLean, Albany; Rookie of the Week: John Polichetti, UMass Lowell
March 28 - Player of the Week: Brandon Janofsky, Stony Brook; Pitcher & Rookie of the Week: Brian Herrmann, Stony Brook
April 4 - Player of the Week: Hunter Dolshun, UMBC; Pitcher of the Week: Colin Duffley, UMass Lowell; Rookie of the Week: Greg Marino, Stony Brook

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