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Baseball Athletes of the Week: March 11, 2019

baseball athletes of the week for March 11, 2019

Player of the Week

Davis Mikell (Castleton) - Junior – First Base – Williston, Vt.
Mikell was named Little East Conference Baseball Player of the Week for the third time in as many weeks after reaching base in each of his 11 plate appearances in a doubleheader sweep of Bard, going a perfect 7-for-7 with five extra-base hits, slugging 2.000, scoring eight runs and driving in four for visiting Spartans. He was 5-for-5 with two doubles, one triple, four runs scored and two RBI in Castleton's 13-4 game-one win before going 2-for-2 with one double and one triple while drawing three free passes, scoring four runs and driving in a pair of runners in the 13-7 game-two triumph. Mikell currently leads the LEC in hits (18), runs (11), RBI (11), doubles (4) and triples (2), is second in batting average (.600).

Pitcher of the Week

Connor Davey (Rhode Island College) – Freshman – Cheshire, Conn.
Davey was named Little East Conference Baseball Pitcher of the Week after yielding just one hit and one walk while fanning nine batters over six scoreless innings to earn the decision in the Anchormen's 14-0 game-two rout of Marymount, giving Rhode Island College a sweep of the twin bill.

Rookie of the Week

Stephen Andrews (Rhode Island College) – Freshman – First Base – Lincoln, R.I.
Andrews was named Little East Conference Baseball Rookie of the Week after going 2-for-3 with a pair of extra base hits, four RBI and two runs scored over the first two games of his collegiate career. He slugged 2.000 while helping the Anchormen get off to a 2-0 start to the season. The freshmen launched a pinch hit, walk-off three-run home run to give RIC a 4-2 win over Westfield State before going 1-for-2 with a walk, a double, an RBI and a run scored in the Anchormen's 6-2 game-one victory over Marymount.

Previous Athlete of the Week Recipients

Player of the Week
February 25 - Davis Mikell (Castleton)
March 4 - Davis Mikell (Castleton)

Pitcher of the Week
February 25 – Gerrett Moran (Castleton)
March 4 - Andy Kenosh (Castleton)

Rookie of the Week
February 25 – Jon Candiales (UMass Dartmouth)
March 4 – no nominees