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.
Canisius 20-4 .833 40-16 .714
Siena 17-7 .708 27-33 .450
Fairfield 15-8 .652 32-24 .571
Monmouth 12-10 .545 24-25 .481
Quinnipiac 12-10 .545 18-31 .367
Manhattan 11-13 .458 17-33 .340
Marist 10-14 .417 17-32 .347
Iona 9-15 .375 13-31 .295
Niagara 8-14 .364 20-31 .392
Rider 7-15 .318 16-33 .327
Saint Peter's 6-17 .261 11-41 .212
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