Ben LaCroix-Western New England, Baseball: Player of the Week

Ben LaCroix-Western New England, Baseball: Player of the Week

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. - Western New England senior outfielder Ben LaCroix (Branford, Conn.) swung a big stick throughout the Golden Bears’ 4-1 week. LaCroix batted .389 (7-for-18) with two doubles, one home run, 11 RBI, and eight runs scored, while adding five walks to generate a .522 on-base percentage. LaCroix came up big in WNE’s sweep of CCC foe Gordon which consisted of back-to-back 13-3 victories. In the twinbill, LaCroix batted .500 (4-for-8) with one home run, six RBI, and three runs scored. Over five games played, LaCroix reached base in each contest and batted safely in four games. He collected multiple hits in three games, including a two-hit, four-RBI effort in the Golden Bears’ 20-8 triumph over traditional regional power UMass-Boston.

Opponent g ab r h 2b 3b hr rbi bb k sb cs avg obp slg
Mar 26 vs. Framingham St. W, 1-0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 .000 .333 .000
Mar 27 at Suffolk L, 6-5 1 3 2 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 .333 .600 .333
Mar 28 at Mass.-Boston W, 20-8 1 5 3 2 2 0 0 4 1 1 0 0 .400 .500 .800
Mar 30 vs. Gordon W, 13-3 * 1 4 2 3 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 1 .750 .800 .750
Mar 30 vs. Gordon W, 13-3 * 1 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 1.000
Conference 2 8 3 4 0 0 1 6 1 0 0 1 .500 .556 .875
Overall 5 18 8 7 2 0 1 11 5 2 0 1 .389 .522 .667

 

2019 Player of the Week Winners 

Week #1 - Dylan Ketch, Salve Regina
Week #2 - Tyler Jenkins, Curry
Week #3 - Joe Assenza, Nichols
Week #4 - Christian Naccari, Nichols
Week #5 - Alex Loparco, Western New England
Week #6 - Ben Lacroix, Western New England

 

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