McCann, Giordano and Crescenzo Chosen as MAAC Baseball Players of the Week

Courtesy:  MAAC Sports
Release:  April 04, 2011
Courtesy: MAAC Sports
Player of the Week

Senior, OF, 6-0, 190, Belle Harbor, N.Y./Archbishop Molloy

McCann hit .500 (6-for-12), drove in six runs and logged a 1.083 slugging percentage to help the Jaspers to a perfect 4-0 record last week. He posted a .563 on-base percentage, and had two doubles, one triple and a home run. McCann hit .571 in the series sweep over Fairfield and drove in all six of his RBIs in Saturday's doubleheader.


Pitcher of the Week

Junior, RHP, 5-10, 255, Bedford, N.Y./Fox Lane

Giordano delivered his top performance of the season on Sunday by pitching the Jaspers to a 3-1 series sweeping victory over Fairfield at Van Cortlandt Park. He struck out a career-high nine batters and did not yield a walk over eight innings to help Manhattan improve to a perfect 6-0 in the MAAC. Giordano struck out five of the first six outs and recorded 77 strikes of his 107 pitches in the contest. He limited the Stags to a .172 batting average against as he earned his second straight conference victory.


Rookie of the Week

Freshman, OF, 5-9, 175, Hammonton, N.J./Hammonton

Crescenzo batted .333 last week with five hits, four RBI and two runs scored. He also recorded two stolen bases along with a sacrifice bunt and a sacrifice fly. Crescenzo registered three RBI in Rider's 10-1 victory over Iona in game one of the schools' series. He had hits in both games of the Iona doubleheader to extend his hitting streak to 13 games.



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