NESCAC Weekly Release - April 30, 2018

NESCAC Weekly Release - April 30, 2018
NESCAC Spring Weekly Release #9
Men's Lacrosse Player of the Week
Danny Murphy - Tufts Danny Murphy
Tufts University
Junior • Attack • Hauppauge, N.Y.

Murphy led the Jumbos in a pair of wins last week. He recorded 17 points across the two contests with nine goals and eight assists. He had nine points, a season-high, in a 19-11 win over Bowdoin and followed it up with eight points in a NESCAC Quarterfinal 16-12 win over No. 6 Middlebury. He also had two ground balls and three caused turnovers on the week.
Women's Lacrosse Player of the Week
Julia Crerend - Amherst Julia Crerend
Amherst College
Senior • Attack • New Canaan, Conn.

Crerend posted two goals, including the go-ahead goal with 6:10 to play, and three caused turnovers in a 10-9 win over Trinity before leading the Mammoths in a key quarterfinal victory against Colby with a game-high four goals, including three in the second half. Crerend finished Amherst’s 2-0 week with six goals, four ground balls and four caused turnovers.
Baseball Player of the Week
Eric Mah - Bowdoin Eric Mah
Bowdoin College
Sophomore • Second Base • Newtonville, Mass.

Mah batted .700 (7-for-10) in a three game sweep of Colby. He knocked out three doubles, a home run, scored seven runs and had four RBIs. He also stole four bases. He had an on-base percentage of .714 while slugging 1.300 for the weekend. Playing second base in all three games, he fielded 20 chances without an error and helped Bowdoin turn three double plays.
Baseball Pitcher of the Week
R.J. Hall - Tufts R.J. Hall
Tufts University
Junior • Pitcher • Marietta, Ga.

Hall allowed two hits and no runs with 13 strikeouts as Tufts’ 5-0 on Friday. He retired the final 13 batters he faced. He allowed a two-out first inning single and a two-out base hit in the second inning, and did not allow a hit from the third through the eighth.

Softball Player of the Week
RonnieMarie Falasco - Amherst RonnieMarie Falasco
Amherst College
First Year • Catcher • Broomhall, Pa.

Falasco slugged 1.250 for the week, while hitting .500 as the Mammoths swept Hamilton. She posted three straight 2-hit games and homered in both ends of Saturday’s doubleheader. She drove in six runs, scored seven times  and had added three doubles.
Softball Pitcher of the Week
Kirsten Pelletier - Bates Kirsten Pelletier
Bates College
Sophomore • Pitcher • Sidney, Maine

Pelletier threw her second no-hitter of the season, blanking Colby on Friday with 10 strikeouts in five innings as the Bobcats clinched fourth place in the NESCAC East Division. On the week, Pelletier was 2-0 with a 0.00 ERA. She recorded 18 strikeouts in 12.0 innings and allowed two hits.