JANNEY, SANCHEZ AND MARSH EARN FIRST BASEBALL AWARDS OF SEASON
NEW HAVEN, Conn. - BJ Janney of Wilmington University has earned Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) Baseball Player of the Week honors for the opening week of the season. Felician College's Joel Sanchez and Matt Marsh were named Pitcher and Rookie of the Week, respectively.
Janney, a sophomore 3B from Rising Sun, Md., started the season by hitting .583 in a 3-1 week for the Wildcats. He scored four runs, knocked in a run and stole one base. He collected two hits in each of the first three games of the season and scored the winning walk-off runs in back-to-back games against Southern N.H.
Sanchez, a senior right-hander from Hialeah, Fla., picked up two wins last week against C.W. Post and Dowling. He allowed only one earned run in 14.0 innings of work with 10 strikeouts. Sanchez improved his lifetime record at Felician to 9-0. He hurled a 3-hit shutout against Stonehill.
Marsh, a freshman righty from Ocanport, N.J., went 1-1 in his first two collegiate starts with a 2.38 ERA and 10 strikeouts in 11.1 innings. He got a win against Dowling by allowing only two hits and no runs in 6.0 innings of work.
Stephen Corbett, Post (Jr., RHP, 6-2, Woodlands, CT) - Threw a 9-inning, 3-hit shutout against Stonehill while fanning four batters.
Joe Harris, Wilmington (Sr., LHP, 6-3, Douglassville, PA) - In 5.0 innings against Southern N.H., allowed one run on three hits and fanned 10 while not walking a batter.
Chris Fogleman, Felician (Jr., 1B, 6-2, Waxhaw, NC) - In nine games to start the season, hit .360 with 10 runs scored and four RBI. Hit his first career home run against C.W. Post.
Rudy Behrens, Chestnut Hill (Jr., RHP, 6-0, Wallingford, CT) - Got a win against Dowling by allowing one unearned run in 6.2 innings, while giving up only five hits and fanning eight.
Bloomfield - The Deacons opened their 2011 campaign with five games to date, with a pair of games slated before the team travels to West Palm Beach, Florida for nine games beginning March 5. Senior center fielder Anderson Minyetty has gotten off to a blazing start in 2011, hitting an even .400 through the first five games with a home run and five RBIs. Senior backstop Alex Sepulveda has also started strong, hitting an even .300 through four games with a pair of RBIs. Junior second baseman Edgardo Fernandez has hit .294 in five starts, also driving in a pair of runs. Senior righty Steve Godowski held nationally-ranked UNC-Pembroke to just one earned run over six innings in his first start of the season, while senior southpaw Sean Stimpfel yielded just four earned runs over his first 11 innings of work.
Felician - Felician has split all four of its doubleheaders thus far this season (all against two different opponents). In nine games, the Golden Falcons have scored nine or more runs three times, and two or fewer five times. The Golden Falcons have held opponents to a .211 batting average, including .166 by its starting pitchers.
Philadelphia - The Rams started the season off with a challenging four-game spread at #3 nationally-ranked Georgia College in Milledgeville, GA. The Rams were outscored 76-4 over the four-game series, but ended on a good note by scoring four runs in their final contest- an 8-4 loss. Next up will be Chestnut Hill College doubleheader on the road on Wednesday (3/2) at 3 p.m.