Courtesy: America East Communications

UMass Lowell Sweeps #AEBASE Weekly Awards

Release: 05/02/2017

BOSTON - UMass Lowell earned a key sweep of a series over Hartford and swept the America East baseball weekly honors. Here are the week 11 award winners:

Player of the Week
Russ Olive, UMass Lowell, So., OF, Chelmsford, Mass.

  • Led the league with a .500 batting average (7-for-14).
  • Finished with a .588 on-base percentage and a .929 slugging percentage.
  • Drove in three runs and scored five times.
  • Five of his seven hits went for extra bases with four doubles and a triple.
  • Had three hits, three runs scored and three RBIs in UMass Lowell's series opening win over Hartford.
  • Helped UMass Lowell take two of three from Hartford.

Pitcher of the Week
Andrew Ryan, UMass Lowell, Jr., RHP, Rochester, Mass.

  • Threw eight shutout innings to pick-up his fifth win of the season vs. Hartford.
  • Struck out six and surrendered just three hits and one walk.

Rookie of the Week
Cam Climo, UMass Lowell, Fr., OF, Billerica, Mass.

  • Hit .412 with a .444 on-base percentage and a .588 slugging percentage for the week.
  • Went 7-for-17 with a home run.
  • Scored six runs and drove in five while stealing two bases.
  • Registeres three multi-hit games, including a three-hit performance to open the series against Hartford.

Notes

  • UMass Lowell set two Division I program records by scoring 20 runs and recording 22 base hits vs. Hartford.

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
April 11 - Player of the Week: Colby Maiola, UMass Lowell; Co-Pitchers of the Week: Andrew Ryan, UMass Lowell & Justin Courtney, Maine; Rookie of the Week: Jake Miller, Binghamton
April 18 - Player of the Week: Christopher Bec, Maine; Pitcher of the Week: Jacob Wloczewski, Binghamton; Rookie of the Week: Christian Torres, UMBC

April 25 - Player of the Week: Ben Bengtson, Hartford; Pither of the Week: Nick Kuzia, UMass Lowell; Rookie of the Week: Christian Torres, UMBC
May 2 - Player of the Week: Russ Olive, UMass Lowell; Pitcher of the Week: Andrew Ryan, UMass Lowell; Rookie of the Week: Cam Climo, UMass Lowell

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