Chomicki, Cortright and Torres Win MAAC Baseball Weekly Honors
Courtesy: MAAC Sports  
Release: 02/22/2011
Courtesy: MAAC Sports
MAAC Player of the Week

Senior, OF, 5-8, 175, Poughkeepsie, N.Y./Our Lady of Lourdes

Chomicki led the Canisius offense from the leadoff spot in the order, recording team highs with a .357 batting average, five runs scored and five hits. He also had two doubles and was 3-for-3 on stolen-base attempts. Chomicki drew three walks to post a .471 on-base percentage, reaching base at least twice in all four games. In the six-run, eighth-inning rally in the 6-5 win over Toledo, Chomicki had a two-out, two-RBI double and also scored the game-winning run later in the inning.

MAAC Pitcher of the Week

Freshman, RHP, 6-5, 190, Hamburg, N.Y./Frontier

In his collegiate debut, Cortright allowed just one run, five hits (all singles) and one walk while striking out seven in 7.2 innings pitched to pick up the win in a 4-1 victory over Creighton. He retired the first eight batters he faced and only allowed the leadoff batter to reach in one of eight innings.


MAAC Rookie of the Week

Freshman, INF/OF, Brooklyn, N.Y./Xaverian

Torres began his collegiate career with eight hits in 15 at-bats (.533) over three games for the Gaels in Spartansburg, S.C. From the leadoff spot, he scored three runs and drove in two others while not striking out in his 15 plate appearances. Torres had two multiple-hit efforts, including a 5-for-6 game against Wofford on Saturday afternoon.

MAAC Baseball

Team MAAC Pct. Overall Pct.
Rider 15-6 .714 28-22 .560
Canisius 16-8 .667 34-30 .531
Quinnipiac 15-9 .625 29-27 .518
Siena 13-8 .619 23-28 .452
Monmouth 14-10 .583 22-24 .478
Marist 12-12 .500 19-27 -1 .415
Iona 11-13 .458 20-33 .377
Fairfield 9-15 .375 17-32 .347
Manhattan 9-15 .375 18-34 .346
Niagara 8-16 .333 13-32 -2 .298
Saint Peter's 7-17 .292 10-38 -1 .214
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