Story courtesy of Christa Parulis-Kaye, NECC Assistant Commissioner for Media Relations
For Immediate Release:
April 26, 2010
PLAYER OF THE WEEK – Mitchell College sophomore Kyle Carmona (Norwich, Conn.) helped the Mariners finish the season undefeated and win its second straight New England Collegiate Conference title. Carmona and the Mariners went 3-0 on the week defeating Becker (8-1), Newbury (9-0) and Wheelock (9-0). While pairing with rookie winner Rocco Devona, the tandem grabbed three doubles wins 8-3, 8-1 and 8-1 respectively at the #1 position. Carmona defeated Becker's Charles Heard 6-2, 6-1, Newbury's Nicholas Sehovich 6-0, 6-1 and Wheelock's Wilson Chang 6-0, 6-0.
PLAYER OF THE WEEK – Bay Path senior shortstop/outfielder Sarah Gates (Crown Point, Ind.) led the Wildcats to a 4-0 conference sweep of Southern Vermont 3-2, 9-1 and Daniel Webster 16-15, 9-8. Gates batted .625 (10-for-16), slugged .938 and had a .700 on-base percentage. She had multiple hits in all four games including scoring two game winners and notching the game winning RBI in another. Gates notched three doubles and one single. She was perfect in fielding with eight put-outs and one assist. She went 4-for-5 with four RBI and five runs in the valiant eleven inning victory over the Eagles.
PLAYER OF THE WEEK – Elms College junior infielder Brendan Cordeiro (Berkeley, Mass.) led the Blazers to a 3-3 week hitting safely in all six contests. Cordeiro batted .538 (14-for-26), slugged.808 and had a .586 on-base percentage while finishing with a .846 fielding percentage. He notched six RBI, five doubles, three stolen bases and one triple. Cordeiro managed four multiple hit games including going 4-for-5 in a 9-3 victory over Southern Vermont.
ROOKIE OF THE WEEK – Once again, Elms College freshman centerfielder Stephen Fisher (West Boylston, Mass.) takes rookie honors. He batted .458 (11-for-24) hitting safely in five of the six contests. The Blazers went 3-3 on the week. Fisher had a .792 slugging percentage and a .536 on-base percentage. He added nine RBI, one double, two triples and one homerun. Fisher notched three multiple hit games on the week.