The Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference (AMCC) has announced its Athletes of the Week selections in the sports of men's volleyball, baseball, lacrosse, and women's softball for the period running from March 4-10, 2019.
Softball (Player): PS-Behrend SR AJ Nichols finished the week with a .379 batting average and eight RBI's. She had 11 hits including five doubles and one triple. Nichols had an obp of .438 for the week, as well as a .621 slugging percentage. Against Emerson, she had three hits in five at-bats including three RBI's with a .600 batting average. In addition to her work at the plate, Nichols picked up two wins in the circle for the Lions.
Softball (Pitcher): Hilbert SO Marisa McIntyre made seven appearances on the week, going 4-2 and pitching four complete games. McIntyre struck out 28 batters and recorded a 3.71 ERA.
Men's Volleyball: Medaille MB Matt Dickerson was very good for the Mavericks as they went 2-1 last week. Dickerson finished with eight kills in back-to-back 3-0 wins over Sage Colleges and Keuka College on Saturday and Sunday. He also added four blocks against the Wolves on Sunday morning, finishing with 11 total points in a 3-0 sweep.
Men's Lacrosse (Offensive): La Roche MF Brent Burkhouse scored six goals and added an assist in a 1-1 week. His five goals against Franciscan were a career-high.
Men's Lacrosse (Defensive): La Roche LSM John Aiello forced six turnovers and picked up four ground balls in a 1-1 week.
Baseball (Player): Mount Aloysius MIF Matthew Mccourt hit .583 and reached base 60% of the time in a 4-0 weekend in Myrtle Beach. He scored six runs and knocked in another six. He recorded two doubles and a triple.
Baseball (Pitcher): PS-Altoona SO Sawyer Kline had a stellar start against Anna Maria on Thursday, leading the Lions to a 5-1 win in Florida. He pitched a complete game for his first victory of the season, going seven innings and allowing only one run on four hits and three walks. He also struck out 14 batters, tying for the second-most strikeouts in a game in Lions baseball history.