The Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference (AMCC) has announced its Athletes of the Week selections in the sports of baseball, softball, men's and women's lacrosse and men's tennis for the period running from March 5-11, 2018.
Softball (Pitcher): Medaille SO Laura Kratzke recorded six wins in the Fastpitch Dreams Classic in Myrtle Beach, SC. Kratzke went 6-4 on the mound in 12 appearances. She threw 70.0 innings and struck out 60 while recording a 2.80 ERA.
Softball (Player): Medaille OF Sharon Trigilio hit .523 (23-for-44) and slugged .795 as the Mavs went 7-5 in the Fast Pitch Dreams Classic in Myrtle Beach, SC. She scored 13 runs, while picking up nine RBI, four stolen bases, three doubles, three triples, and one home run.
Baseball (Pitcher): Medaille JR Peter Grunzweig threw a complete game shutout in Medaille's 3-0 win over SUNY Poly on Thursday. Grunzweig limited the Wildcat offense to only two hits in the game, while striking out five and walking none. Grunzweig currently has a 2-1 record and 1.11 ERA in three starts with a .229 batting average against in 19.0 innings of work. This was his second consecutive complete game without surrendering an earned run.
Baseball (Player): Medaille INF Dominick Teoli had another huge week for the Mavericks as he reached base safely in all four games and recorded multiple hits in three out of the four games. Teoli batted .538 on the week, knocking in seven RBIs in four games. He also had a spotless fielding percentage at shortstop, going a perfect 17-17 on chances in the field. Teoli currently leads the conference in hits with fifteen, and has 12 RBIs and eight runs scored, to go along with a .949 fielding percentage while playing shortstop.
Men's Lacrosse (Defensive): Alfred St. G Matt Cobb recorded his first career victory in goal as the Pioneers defeated Cazenovia (first ever win vs. the Wildcats). Cobb recorded 22 saves including three in the final five minutes to preserve the one-goal victory.
Men's Larosse (Offensive): Hilbert SO Jimmy Duffy had a strong week netting four goals and dishing out three assists on the Hawks' spring break trip. He was also strong in the riding game, causing a pair of turnovers and scooping up fivew loose balls.
Women's Lacrosse (Offensive): Medaille M Sarah Espe had a monster week for the Mavs as they kicked off their 2018 season. She had back-to-back hat tricks, earning seven goals in total. In addition, she dished out seven assists, giving her 14 total points in just two games played. She also led the team with 10 draw controls, caused five turnovers and scooped up four ground balls.
Women's Lacrosse (Defensive): Franciscan GK Brittany Bain recorded 30 saves on a .667 save percentage over two games, recording a .750 save percentage in a 16-5 win over Thiel College. Bain broke the FUS all time career save record in their last game vs Washington and Jefferson.
Men's Tennis: PS-Behrend SO Scott Russell went undefeated in four straight matches in both doubles and singles. He only gave up 18 sets in singles action at the second spot and then teamed with Yanique Apgar for four wins at No. 1 doubles.