CCC Athletes of the Week (Week Ending April 9)

CCC Athletes of the Week (Week Ending April 9)

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Baseball

Other 2017 Baseball Athlete of the Week Winners

Player of the Week - Sophomore outfielder Ben LaCroix (Branford, Conn.), had a standout week batting .375 (9-for-24) for Western New England. LaCroix hit two doubles, a homerun, and had 13 RBI to help the Golden Bears go 5-2 for the week. The sophomore posted four multi-hit efforts and drove in multiple runs in three contests. He went 2-for-3 with three RBI in a 19-9 win over Gordon before getting two more hits, two RBI and two runs scored in WNE’s victory over Keene State on Friday (April 7). The outfielder had yet another multi-hit effort (2-for-3) in game one of the Golden Bears’ clean sweep of Nichols, before driving in a career-high of seven runs with two doubles and a three-run bomb on Sunday (April 9) against Wentworth.

For additional information and other nominees, click HERE.

Pitcher of the Week - Junior pitcher Jimmy Fitzgerald (Canton, Mass.) from Salve Regina helped his team win a conference matchup against Endicott on Saturday (April 8). Fitzgerald pitched 6.2 innings of no-hit ball and was one strike away from completing the no-no before the Gulls picked up a base knock. He also struck out 10 in the outing.

For additional information and other nominees, click HERE.

Rookie of the Week - Freshman Kevin Johnson (Waterford, Conn.) appeared in five games this week for Western New England. He batted .333 (4-for-12) with five walks, two RBI, and nine runs scored. In WNE’s 14-1 win over Nichols, Johnson went 2-for-2 with two runs, two RBI and one stolen base, before going a combined 2-for-4 with three walks and five runs scored in Sunday’s (April 9) doubleheader split against Wentworth.

For additional information and other nominees, click HERE.

   

Golf

Other 2017 Golf Athlete of the Week Winners

Golfer of the Week - Junior golfer Dylan Casserly (Braintree, Mass.) helped Nichols finish 12th in the Hampton Inn Collegiate Invitational hosted by UMass Dartmouth this weekend. Casserly was a plus-8 each day on the par 72 course, finishing at plus-16 for the tournament. The junior completed the tournament ranking tied for 15th among individual scorers.

For additional information and other nominees, click HERE.

   

Men's Lacrosse

Other 2017 Men's Lacrosse Athlete of the Week Winners

Offensive Player of the Week - Senior attack Will Jennings (Danvers, Mass.) helped lead Endicott to a 3-0 week by picking up 21 points. The senior scored 16 goals this week highlighted by a standout eight-goal showing in Endicott’s 21-8 win over Nichols. He also handed out four assists in that contest to set a single-game program record in points with 12. He followed up that performance with a hat trick to help his team to an 11-10 comeback victory over CCC rival Western New England.

For additional information and other nominees, click HERE.

Defensive Player of the Week - University of New England goalkeeper David Pearson (Scarborough, Maine), had a standout week helping his team go 2-0. The senior made 14 saves in each of UNE’s two games, giving him a total of 28 saves for the week and a 66.7 percent save percentage. In addition to Pearson’s great play between the pipes, he also tallied an assist against Salve Regina.

For additional information and other nominees, click HERE.

Specialist of the Week - Senior Tommy Hughes (Coarm, N.Y.), helped Endicott sweep all three of their conference games this week. Hughes was dominant in the face-off X going 42-56 (75 percent) for the week. The senior also scooped up 30 ground balls and added one goal in each win for Endicott.

For additional information and other nominees, click HERE.

Rookie of the Week - University of New England freshman Adam Race (Erieville, N.Y.) stepped up big this week for the Nor’Easters this week as they went 2-0. The first year long-stick midfielder had a solid performance in UNE’s win against Southern Maine with 8 ground balls and an assist. However, his big moment came with nine seconds left in the third quarter against Salve Regina as he potted his second tally to help slow the Seahawks momentum as they had closed the gap to one. Race led his team with 15 ground balls and seven caused turnovers this week.

For additional information and other nominees, click HERE.

 

Women's Lacrosse

Other 2017 Women's Lacrosse Athlete of the Week Winners

Offensive Player of the Week - Senior midfielder Emily Whitney (Rye, N.H.), helped Endicott in a clean sweep in conference play this week as the Gulls went 3-0. One of those wins was a record-breaking, 26-2 win over Wentworth in which Whitney recorded a season-high seven points. She scored four goals in each of the three games and tallied five total assists. Not only was the senior dominant in scoring, but she also scooped up nine ground balls, caused five turnovers, and won four draw controls.

For additional information and other nominees, click HERE.

Defensive Player of the Week - Senior Malorie Knowlton (Norfolk, Mass.) had a great defensive week for Curry. The Colonel’s defender caused 17 turnovers and snatched 12 ground balls. The senior’s standout performance came during Curry’s 13-8 conference win over Wentworth. Knowlton caused a career-high 13 turnovers, collected eight ground balls, and even netted two goals.

For additional information and other nominees, click HERE.

Rookie of the Week - Freshman midfielder Jennifer Lacroix (Wrentham, Mass.) has been on a roll this year for Endicott. Lacroix helped lead her team to three conference wins this week by converting 91.7 percent of her shots for a total of 11 goals. The freshman gave an all-around effort by tallying four assists, eight ground balls, four caused turnovers, and winning a team-high 18 draw controls.

For additional information and other nominees, click HERE.

   

Softball

Other 2017 Softball Athlete of the Week Winners

Player of the Week - Gordon sophomore Megan Jenkerson (McDonough, Ga.) helped her team go 5-3 this week in conference play this week. She had five multi-hit games, including a four-hit game against Curry on Monday (April 3). Three of her 15 hits this week were home runs including dingers in both ends of the Fighting Scots’ Sunday (April 9) doubleheader against Roger Williams. She batted .536 (15-for-28) with four doubles, two triples, and three home runs over the eight contests while also scoring 13 runs and driving in 13 more. Jekerson now leads the CCC in home runs and RBI.

For additional information and other nominees, click HERE.

Pitcher of the Week - Senior pitcher Kelsey Boarman (Dighton, Mass.) went 4-0 this week for the Salve Regina. She started the week with a shutout against UMass Boston, surrendering only four hits. She followed that performance up by pitching a trio of victories against CCC teams. During the second game against Endicott, she made a relief appearance in the third inning with the Seahawks trailing by two runs. She blanked the Gulls for the rest of the game enabling Salve Regina to come from behind to win.

For additional information and other nominees, click HERE.

Rookie of the Week - University of New England catcher Lauren Gerhard (Merrimack, N.H.) helped her team in conference play this week. She had hits in six out of seven games, including three multi-hit performances. Gerhard totaled seven RBI for the week and had a home run in the Nor’Easter’s win against Endicott in game one of a doubleheader. Her defensive game was just as solid with no errors behind the plate.   

For additional information and other nominees, click HERE.

Men's Tennis

Other 2017 Men's Tennis Athlete of the Week Winners

Player of the Week - Gordon’s Mason Casady (Santa Barbara, Calif.) went 2-0 in the Fighting Scots’ 8-1 conference win over Roger Williams. Playing in the No. 1 spot, Casady picked up the straight-set win 6-3, 6-4, while also earning the victory at No. 1 doubles by a score of 8-4.

For additional information and other nominees, click HERE.

Rookie of the Week - Freshman Henry Siercke (Hamburg, Germany) picked up wins at No. 2 singles and No. 1 doubles in both of Eastern Nazarene’s conference wins this week. In his match against Salve Regina, Siercke did not drop a single game. Later in the week against Western New England, he won 8-1 in doubles before securing a straight-set (6-1, 6-2) victory in singles.

For additional information and other nominees, click HERE.

 

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