King’s College baseball standout Chris Sweeney has been named an honorable mention selection for the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association Division III National Player of the Week Award, the NCBWA announced Thursday afternoon.
It marked the second time this season Sweeney received the honor. The first came on March 14.
For the season, Sweeney, a 2012 all-region selection, is hitting .545 (24-44) with four home runs, six doubles, two triples, 15 RBI and a 1.045 slugging percentage.
BASEBALL Wilkes 6, FDU_Florham 4
Stephen Ruch had two hits, scored two runs and drove in two for the Colonels, while Bobby Schappell also had a hit and scored a run.
Patrick Condo pitched six innings allowing five hits and one unearned run on four strikeouts.
MEN’S LACROSSE Utica 10, Misericordia 9 OT
Matt Gonzalez and Nick Santillo both scored twice while Trevor Bodnar, Kyle Calabro, Paul Stewart, Josh Schwartz and Jack Stang all added goals in the Misericordia overtime loss.
Patrick Johnson made 14 saves and led the Cougars with six groundballs.
MENS TRACK & FIELD Nelson places first
Andrew Nelson won the 400 with an ECAC-qualifying time of 49.98 to lead the Misericordia at the Widener Danny Curran Invitational.
Nelson teamed with Carl Daubert, Jarrett Higley and Mikael Hause to finish fourth in the 1600 relay (3:29.29).
Tosin Adeyemo was second in the triple jump while Sklyer Gerrity finished ninth with a school record in the pole vault.
WOMEN’S TRACK & FIELD Dunn takes second
Jill Dunn had a pair of runner-up finishes for Misericordia at the Widener Danny Curran Invitational.
Dunn was second in the 400 hurdles and teamed with Kelsey Cameron, Bridget Comiskey and Amy Viti to finish second in the 1600 relay (4:07.44).
Ashlee Ward finished second in the high jump Marina Orrson qualified for the ECAC’s while finishing third at 1500m.