Courtesy: America East Communications

Binghamton Sweeps #AEBASE Weekly Honors After a 4-0 Week

Release: 05/08/2017

BOSTON - After sweeping another conference series, the Binghamton Bearcats are one win away from clinching the America East baseball regular season title. Binghamton went 4-0 last week, including sweeping three games vs. UMass Lowell to improve to 26-9 overall and 12-2 in conference play. Albany won both of their games vs. Stony Brook in a rain shortened series, while UMBC and Maine split their brief two-game series. Here are the week 12 award winners:

Player of the Week
Jason Agresti, Binghamton, Jr., C, Yorktown Heights, N.Y.

  • Hit .500 (7-for-14) with five extra-base hits (1 HR and four doubles)
  • Finished with a .533 on-base percentage and a 1.000 slugging percentage.
  • Scored the go-ahead run after an eighth inning double in Sunday's 5-2 win over UMass Lowell.
  • Caught all four games in a 4-0 week.
  • Went 2-for-2 with a double and a home run in game two of the series vs. UMass Lowell.

Pitcher of the Week
Nick Gallagher, Binghamton, So., RHP, New Fairfield, Conn.

  • Improved to a league-best 7-1 with a win over UMass Lowell on Saturday.
  • Threw six shutout innings, scattering four hits and allowing two walks.
  • Struck out eight in the game.
  • Lowered season ERA to 1.40, which ranks in the top-10 of the country.

Rookie of the Week
Justin Drpich, Binghamton, Fr., 2B, South Salem, N.Y.

  • Hit .467 (7-for-15) with five extra-base hits to slug 1.200 for the week.
  • Drove in a league-best eight runs over four games.
  • Belted three home runs, includnig a walk-off grand slame to beat St. Bonaventure.
  • Added four hits in the series against UMass Lowell and is betting a team-high .436 during conference play.

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
May 8 - Player of the Week: Jason Agresti, Binghamton; Pitcher of the Week: Nick Gallagher, Binghamton; Rookie of the Week: Justin Drpich, Binghamton

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