March 27, 2012

Murphy named NEC Player of the Week

(Fairfield, CT) ? John Murphy (Seymour, CT) has been named Northeast Conference Baseball Player of the Week.

The junior shortstop helped lead the Pioneers to a 4-1 week, including a sweep of conference foe Mount St. Mary?s this past weekend.  He went 6-14 with seven runs and six RBI, along with five walks for an overall on-base percentage of .579 and batting average of .429 for the week.  Three of his hits went for extra bases.

His biggest hit came in a 4-2 win on Friday night in the second game of a doubleheader, when he delivered the game-winning runs with a bases-loaded three-run triple in a 4-2 win.