Courtesy: America East Communications

Stony Brook, Maine Earn #AEBASE Weekly Honors

Release: 05/15/2017

BOSTON - America East baseball teams dodged weather over the weekend but only one conference game was last as teams head into the final week of the regular season. Stony Brook earned an important sweep of a two-game series against first-place Binghamton, keeping UMBC alive for the regular season title. Maine also earned a big sweep, taking three games from UMass Lowell and Albany won two of three against Hartford. Here are the week 13 award winners:

Player of the Week
Toby Handley, Stony Brook, Sr., OF, Whitby, Ontario

  • Hit .500 (4-for-8) with a .556 on-base percentage and a 1.375 slugging percentage in a 2-0 week.
  • Three of his four hits went for extra bases with one home run and a triple.
  • Helped Stony Brook sweep a two-game series vs. first-place Binghamton.
  • Scored four runs and drove in three more.
  • Went 2-for-5 in game one with three runs scored, a triple, a home run and 3 RBIs.

Pitcher of the Week
Connor Johnson, Maine, Jr., P, Taunton, Mass.

  • Threw 3.0 perfect innings in relief to earn a win over UMass Lowell.
  • Did not allow a hit or a walk while striking out three.

Rookie of the Week
Brian Hermann, Stony Brook, Fr., P, Northport, N.Y.

  • Surrendered just one run on three hits in 5.2 innings in a win over Binghamton.
  • Struck out six in the effort and did not issue a walk.

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
May 15 - Player of the Week: Toby Handley, Stony Brook; Pitcher of the Week: Connor Johnson, Maine; Rookie of the Week: Brian Hermann, Stony Brook

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