Courtesy: MAAC Sports

Quinnipiac's Batten, Rider's Margevicus & Niagara's Battaglia Earn MAAC Baseball Weekly Awards

Courtesy:  MAAC Sports
Release:  March 14, 2017

Player of the Week

Matthew Batten, Quinnipiac

Sr., 6-0, INF, Shelton, CT/St. Joseph (CT)

Batten went a combined 7-for-13 this weekend, scoring four runs to go along with three RBI’s. The senior registered back-to-back three-hit games on Saturday and Sunday at VMI, raising his batting average to .333 so far this year.

Pitcher of the Week

Nick Margevicus, Rider

Jr., 6-5, LHP, North Royalton, OH/Saint Ignatius

In his third start of the season, Nick Margevicius went seven innings and allowed three earned runs in a victory against Georgia last week. Margevicius picked up his second win of the season as he scattered five hits and fanned three Bulldogs.

Rookie of the Week

Peter Battaglia, Niagara

Fr., 6-2, 1B/OF, Williamsville, NY/Williamsville North

Battaglia had seven RBI, six hits and two runs scored in NU’s week against Virginia Tech and Marshall. Against Marshall on March 11, Battaglia had three RBI and two hits. He had at least one hit in each of the four games Niagara played. He finished the week batting .400, had a slugging percentage of .533 and an on base percentage of .500.


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