April 16, 2012

CIAA Baseball Players of the Week

BASEBALL PLAYERS OF THE WEEK
Games as of April 14, 2012

 

Player of the Week:

Justin Bagbey, Chowan University      
Class:  Senior       Pos:  First Baseman       Hometown:  Virgilina, Virginia 

Week's Hitting/Fielding Statistics

 GMS 

  AB 

 H

 AVG

 RBI

 2B

 3B

 HR

 BB

 SB

 CS

 SAC

 K

PO 

 A

 E

  4 

  14 

  6 

  .428 

  11 

  1 

  0 

  4 

  4 

  0 

  0 

  1 

  0 

  28 

  2 

  1 


Top Performance versus:  Opponent:  Saint Andrews   Date:  4/11/2012 

  AB 

 H

 AVG

 RBI

 2B

 3B

 HR

 BB

 SB

 CS

 SAC

 K

PO 

 A

 E

  4 

  2 

  .500 

  6 

  0 

  0 

  2 

  1 

  0 

  0 

  0 

  0 

  5 

  0 

  1 


Comments:
Justin Bagbey hit four homeruns in two days to run his season homerun total to 10 in wins over Elizabeth City State and Saint Andrews, this week. Bagbey accounted for 11 RBI in four games, including six RBI in a 2-4, two homerun performance against Saint Andrews; an 11-3 win. In four games, he collected six hits in 14 at bats, four of which were homeruns. Bagbey also logged 28 putouts, two assists, and one error in the field. 


Pitcher of the Week:

Alex Didio, Saint Augustine's College      
Class:  Senior       Pos:  Pitcher       Hometown:  Newport News, VA 

Week's Pitching Statistics

 APP

W

SV 

ERA 

IP 

ER 

BB 

SO 

2B 

3B 

HR 

OPP AVG 

  2 

  1 

  1 

  0 

  4.50 

  8.0 

  5 

 4   

  4 

  3 

  11 

  0 

  0 

  1 

 


Comments:
Di Dio pitched a three-hitter in seven full innings in a 15-2 win over Elizabeth City State on April 14. Alex struck out 11 batters and walked two. 

Offensive Player of the Week

Jeremy Wilkins, Saint Augustine's College      
Class:  Junior       Pos:  Third Baseman       Hometown:  Smithfield, NC 

 GMS 

  AB 

 H

 AVG

 RBI

 2B

 3B

 HR

 BB

 SB

 CS

 SAC

 K

PO 

 A

 E

  5 

  16 

  11 

  .688 

  9 

  2 

  0 

  1 

  4 

  1 

  0 

  0 

  0 

  0 

  4 

  1 


Comments:
Wilkins hit for a combined 6-for-6 in two games against Va.-Lynchburg. In the second game, he was 3-for-3 with four RBI. Wilkins was 2-for-3 with three RBI in the second game of a doubleheader against Elizabeth City State on April 14. 


Defensive Player of the Week:

Sterling James, Saint Augustine's College      
Class:  Freshman       Pos:  Right Fielder      Hometown:  New Castle, DE 

 GMS 

  AB 

 H

 AVG

 RBI

 2B

 3B

 HR

 BB

 SB

 CS

 SAC

 K

PO 

 A

 E

  5 

  15 

  9 

  .600 

  1 

  0 

  0 

  0 

  1 

  5 

  0 

  0 

  0 

  12 

  1 

  0 


Comments:
James was effective in the outfield and the plate, last week. He batted .600 and recorded 12 putouts and one assist in the right field. In the Game One against Elizabeth City State on April 14, James was 3-for-3 at the plate with four putouts in the outfield. 

 

Coach of the Week:

Taylor Furlough, Chowan University      
Comments:
First year head coach Taylor Furlough wrapped up the regular season with a 24-21 overall record and 14-4 CIAA record to finish second in the CIAA regular season. Furlough guided the Hawks to a 3-1 week with wins over Saint Augustine's, Elizabeth City Sate and a doubleheader split with Saint Andrews.

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