Baseball Player of the Week
Sophomore • Infield • Billerica, Mass.
Cortese broke NESCAC Championship records for home runs in a game (3) and championship (5) while also setting the single-game RBIs mark (6) to help Tufts win its sixth conference championship. His two home runs in the Jumbos’ opener on Saturday helped Tufts beat Middlebury, 5-0. After walking twice and scoring against Williams on Saturday, he was 4-for-8 with three home runs, seven RBIs, and four runs scored in the two games against Middlebury on Sunday. He had tournament records of three home runs and six RBIs in Game 6. In Game 7, he had a two-out RBI triple in the fourth and then walked and scored in the sixth. He compiled 23 total bases and slugged 1.769 for the weekend.
Baseball Pitcher of the Week
Senior • Pitcher • Marietta, Ga.