NESCAC Weekly Release - April 17, 2017

NESCAC Weekly Release - April 17, 2017

 

NESCAC Spring Weekly Release #7

Baseball Player of the Week
Nick Nardone

Nick Nardone
Amherst College
Sophomore • Third Base • Fairfield, Conn.

Nardone powered the offense for the Mammoths in a 4-0 week, going 7-for-14, including two home runs, and racking up 10 RBIs and scoring five runs en route to posting a .500 batting average, a .527 on base percentage and a .929 slugging percentage over the four-game span that was highlighted by a series sweep of Williams.

Baseball Pitcher of the Week
Brandon Lopez

Brandon Lopez
Bowdoin College
Sophomore • Amesbury, Mass.

Lopez tossed a complete game on Friday, allowing no earned runs against Trinity in a 3-1 Polar Bear win. He struck out seven batters and  scattered four hits with one walk in the victory. He also helped himself at the plate, going 3-for-4 and drove in two of Bowdoin’s three runs in the game.

Men's Lacrosse Player of the Week
Colin Minicus Colin Minicus
Amherst College
First Year • Attack • Darien, Conn.

Amherst earned a 15-14 double-overtime victory over Connecticut College, and posted to a 21-15 win over Tufts thanks to a 17-point effort on the week from Minicus. He dished out eight assists in the Mammoths’ triumph over the Jumbos. He scored four goals, including the game-tying goal to force overtime, and added five assists versus the Camels. He collected eight ground balls for the week.
Women's Lacrosse Player of the Week
Sasha Fritts
Sasha Fritts
Colby College
Junior • Attack • Darien, Conn.

Fritts scored 12 goals on 15 shots to lead Colby to a pair of conference road wins at Bowdoin and Williams. She tallied seven goals in the 15-12 win over Williams. She helped break an 11-11 tie with two of Colby’s four goals to close the game. Fritts added five goals including, three to open the second half as the Mules pulled away for an 18-9 win against Bowdoin.
Softball Player of the Week
Michelle Treglia Michelle Treglia
Trinity College
Junior • Infield • Fairfield, Conn.

Treglia batted .500 with eight runs and seven RBIs in five Trinity wins. She added three walks for a .579 on-base percentage and homered once for a .688 slugging percentage. Treglia had three multi-hit games, three multi-run games, and three multi-RBI games for the Bantams, who became the first divisional team to sweep Tufts.
Softball Pitcher of the Week
Jackie Buechler
Jackie Buechler
Amherst College
Senior • San Diego, Calif.

Buechler helped the Mammoths to a 5-0 week tossing 11 innings en route to a 0.00 ERA with 10 strikeouts. She picked up her fourth win of the season, hurling a one-hit shutout over Wesleyan to secure a 1-0 victory while striking out five batters. In a non-conference matchup against Smith, she tossed four innings of shutout softball, fanning five and allowing just three hits in the 2-1 win.
Men's Track Performer of the Week
Eli Saucier

Eli Saucier
Hamilton College
Junior • Douglasville, Ga.

Saucier won the 100 and 200-meter dash to lead the Continentals at the Upstate Classic. He posted a time of 10.84 seconds in the 100-meters (2nd in the NESCAC) and finished the 200-meters with a time of 21.56 seconds, the top time in the NESCAC.

Women's Track Performer of the Week
Jessica Wilson

Jessica Wilson
Bates College
Senior • Cumberland, Maine

Wilson shattered the Bates school record in the 5,000-meter run and won the event with a time of 16:57.09 at Connecticut College’s Silfen Invitational.

Men's Field Performer of the Week
Tobias Muellers

Tobias Muellers
Williams College
Junior • Burlington, Vt.

Muellers helped Williams defeat MIT in the Farley Invitational. He posted a personal best in the long jump with a conference-leading mark of 6.86 meters. He also competed in the 200-meters and pole vault, and helped the 4x400 relay team win the event.

Women's Field Performer of the Week
Emma Egan
Emma Egan
Williams College
First Year • Yarmouth, Maine

Egan helped the Ephs earn a victory over MIT in the Farley Invitational. She finished second in the high jump with a mark of 1.70 meters, was fifth in both the long jump (5.21 meters) and the javelin (23.15 meters).
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