Baseball Weekly Award Winners: Week 2

Dave Murphy

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PLAYER OF THE WEEK - Dave Murphy (Plymouth, Mass.), Senior, IF, UMass Boston

Murphy was honored as LEC Player of the Week after batting .478 (11-23) with three homers, eight RBI and eight runs scored in a 5-1 week for the No. 1 ranked Beacons. His highlights for the week included going 1-for-2 with a double, two runs scored and one RBI in a 6-3 win over MIT, and a 2-for-3 performance at the dish with two homers, four RBI and three runs scored in a 9-2 win over RIT. The senior capped the week by going 3-for-5 with a two-run homer against No. 25 Rowan.  

UMass Dartmouth's Matt Cronin PITCHER OF THE WEEK - Matt Cronin (Framingham, Mass.), Junior, SP/RP, UMass Dartmouth

Cronin was named LEC Pitcher of the Week after going 2-0 with 11 strikeouts over eight scoreless innings of work for the Corsairs last week. He struck out three batters in three innings of relief work to earn the decision in a 10-2 win over Worcester State before fanning a career-best eight batters over the first five frames of an 8-3 victory over Wartburg. 

Southern Maine's Sam Troiano ROOKIE OF THE WEEK - Sam Troiano (South Portland, Maine), Freshman, OF/3B, Southern Maine

Troiano was named LEC Rookie of the Week after batting .625 (5-8) with a double, four runs scored and another driven in during a 1-1 opening weekend for the 10th-ranked Huskies. He was 3-for-3 with a double, one RBI and one run scored in a 3-2 victory over No. 24 Salve Regina after going 2-for-5 with three runs scored and two stolen bases as Southern Maine was edged by Wisconsin-La Crosse, 12-11