NESCAC Weekly Release - April 8, 2013

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Men's Lacrosse Player of the Week
Cole Bailey
Cole Bailey
Tufts University
Sophomore • Attacker • Millersville, Md.

Bailey led Tufts in scoring with six goals and seven assists during a 3-0 week that extended the team's winning streak to eight games. He had three goals and two assists, including man-up and man-down goals, in a 16-5 win over Babson before adding one goal, two assists, and six groundballs in a 12-7 win over Williams. In Sunday's showdown against Middlebury, Bailey led Tufts with two goals and three assists in a 14-13 triumph.

 

Women's Lacrosse Player of the Week
Liza Herzog
Liza Herzog
Middlebury College
Junior • Attacker • Baltimore, Md.

Herzog helped the Panthers to three NESCAC wins last week. The junior scored six goals and assisted on three others, while helping Middlebury maintain possession throughout the games. Herzog earned 17 draw controls over the three-game span, including eight in the 13-4 win over Amherst. She now paces the team and is second in the NESCAC with 34 draw controls on the season.

 

Softball Player of the Week
Reilly Horan
Reilly Horan
Amherst College
Senior • Infielder • Darien, Conn.

Horan hit .526 and helped Amherst go 6-1 during busy week at home, going 3-for-3 with two doubles, one homerun, and three RBI in the nightcap to help Amherst sweep Westfield State on April 3. She was 5-for-6 with two homeruns on April 6 as the Jeffs split a doubleheader with Hamilton. She also helped Amherst sweep a twinbill from Smith on April 4.
Softball Pitcher of the Week
Allyson Fournier

Allyson Fournier
Tufts University
Sophomore • South Windsor, Conn.

Fournier won four games during a busy week for Tufts, two as a starter and two in relief. She pitched her second no-hitter of the season and fifth of her career at Bowdoin on Friday, striking out 17. In three appearances covering 14 innings at Bowdoin, she did not allow a hit or a run and struck out 31 batters. She went three innings in game two of the series at Bowdoin as Tufts came back from a 2-0 deficit. She pitched four innings without allowing a hit in a game three start at Bowdoin.

Baseball Player of the Week
Joe Papa

Joe Papa
Trinity College
Senior • First Base • Stoneham, Mass.

Papa went 2-for-3 with three runs, three RBI, one double, one home run, and two walks in a 13-11 game one win against Colby on Friday. He was 1-for-2 with one run, one RBI, one double, two walks, and two steals in an 8-1 win in the first game of Saturday's doubleheader with the Mules before capping the weekend with a 3-for-4 performance, including one run, four RBI, and one homerun in a 10-0 win to take the series over the Mules.

Baseball Pitcher of the Week
Bob Cook

Bob Cook
Amherst College
Senior • Winnetka, Ill.

Cook took a no-hitter into the ninth inning of Amherst's 11-0 win over Middlebury in the opener of a three-game sweep of the Panthers on Friday. Cook struck out nine and walked one while increasing his season-opening streak of innings pitched without an earned run to 24.2.

 
Men's Track Performer of the Week
Mike LeDuc

Mike LeDuc
Connecticut College
Junior • Canton, Conn.

LeDuc finished the 3,000-meter steeplechase in 8:54.80, good enough for second place at the Sam Howell Invitational at Princeton. LeDuc shattered the Conn. College school record of 8:59.54 while moving to the top spot among Division III performers this season.

Women's Track Performer of the Week
Julia Mark

Julia Mark
Wesleyan University
Senior • Bloomsbury, N.J.

Mark won the 5,000-meter run in 17:30.91, an NCAA provisional time, at AIC's Yellow Jacket Invitational.

Men's Field Performer of the Week
David Pless

David Pless
Bates College
Senior • Atlanta, Ga.

Pless won the shot put at the Sam Howell Invitational, with a winning mark of 56"9.25". He also took second in the discus with a throw of 166'10" and fifth in the hammer throw at 187'1".

Women's Field Performer of the Week
Brittany Reardon

Brittany Reardon
Colby College
Junior • Sciuate, Mass.

Reardon placed first in the pole vault with a mark of 11'8", helping the Mules to a second place finish at Fitchburg's Jim Sheehan Invitational. Reardon also collected a first place finish in the 100 hurdles (16.42).

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