Siena Sweeps MAAC Baseball Weekly Awards
Courtesy: MAAC Sports  
Release: 05/16/2011
Courtesy: MAAC Sports
MAAC Player of the Week

Junior, 2B, 6-0, 195, Stratford, Conn./Bunnell

Paolini batted .615 with a .923 slugging percentage in Siena's series at Saint Peter's. He went 4-for-6 with a home run and six RBI in the series-opening win, and had two hits in each game of the Saturday doubleheader. The home run was 17th of the season and 54th all-time for the MAAC's home run king. Paolini drove in eight runs on the weekend and played a flawless second base, making good on all eight of his chances. He also scored two runs and stole a base.


MAAC Pitcher of the Week

Senior, RHP, 6-0, 191, Windsor, Conn./Northwest Catholic

Sumple enjoyed one of the top performances of his career in Siena's series-opening 12-0 win over Saint Peter's. He picked up the complete game shutout, allowing just four hits and striking out 11. Sumple registered 136 pitches in his nine innings of work.

MAAC Rookie of the Week

Freshman, INF, 6-3, 185, Montclair, N.J./Montclair

Citro batted .667 with a .786 slugging percentage in Siena's series win at Saint Peter's. His marquee performance was a 6-for-6 opener in which he scored three runs and drove in two. In the series finale, Citro's 10th inning, bases-loaded triple cleared the bases, breaking a 3-3 tie and leading Siena to the extra-inning win and series triumph. He finished the weekend 9-for-14 with five RBI, four runs scored and a .786 slugging percentage.



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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