WILMINGTON'S GODWIN NAMED CACC BASEBALL PLAYER OF THE WEEK
NEW HAVEN, Conn. - Mike Godwin of Wilmington University has been named the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) Baseball Player of the Week after being chosen Most Valuable Player of the CACC Tournament. Tom Sirois of Post University and Justin Moore of Dominican College were tabbed Co-Pitchers of the Week, while Jamie Treml of Wilmington was selected Rookie of the Week.
Godwin, a junior catcher from Hockessin, Del., was named CACC Tournament MVP after leading the Wildcats to the title. He hit .500 (6-for-12) in three tournament games with six runs batted in, two runs, three doubles and one home run. He went 3-for-5 with one run scored, four RBI, a home run and a double in the championship game victory over Dominican.
Both Sirois and Moore hurled complete game shutouts at the CACC Tournament last week. Sirois, a 6-3 senior right-hander from Cheshire, Conn., allowed three hits and one walk with five strikeouts against USciences on Friday. Moore, a 6-2 junior righty from Wantagh, N.Y., blanked Post later in the day on Friday, fanning two while allowing four hits and no walks.
Treml, a freshman left-hander from Newark, Del., earned the victory in the CACC Championship game against Dominican. He worked 7.0 innings and allowed four hits and two runs (one earned) with seven strikeouts.
Joe Harris, Wilmington (Sr., LHP, Douglassville, PA) - Did not allow a run in 8.0 innings of work againt Post at the CACC Tournament. Allowed only three hits with zero walks and eight strikeouts.
Dave Bartuska, Dominican (Jr., RHP, Duryea, PA) - In 8.0 IP against USciences, allowed no runs and four hits while fanning seven.
Chris Gonzalez, Dominican (Jr., OF, Bronx, NY) - Hit .500 (8-16) in four tournament games with three RBI, two doubles and one run.
USciences -The Devils concluded one of their best seasons since becoming CACC members in 2000, recording 14 wins, their most since 1987. USciences made the CACC playoffs for the first time. It is also their first playoff appearance since the 1995 season (NAIA district 19 playoffs). The Devils won their first ever CACC playoff game on Tuesday, defeating Caldwell 8-5. It was also their first playoff victory since 1990 when the Devils defeated Misericordia 9-6 in the NAIA District 19 playoffs. Senior Mark Perry (Toms River, N.J.) recorded his 150th career hit vs. Dominican in Thursday’s playoff game. He finished his career with 152 and is the Devils all-time leader. Perry also tied the Devils all-time doubles mark with his 33rd career double against Post on Friday. Luke Peyton (Haddonfield, N.J.) moved into third place on the Devils all-time strikeout list on Friday, fanning five batters to give him 158 for his career.