March 28, 2018

NEC's Audet Named NCBWA Division III National Rookie of the Week

New England College freshman Shane Audet (Springfield, Mass.) has earned National Collegiate Baseball Writers' Association (NCBWA) Division III National Rookie of the Week honors, as announced by the organization on Wednesday afternoon.

Audet turned in a sparkling performance in a 6-0 win over Lasell College on March 24 by allowing just one hit and recording 13 strikeouts in the seven-inning complete game.

The rookie hurler has been extremely consistent for the Pilgrims this season. He is 4-0 in starts, holds a 1.44 ERA and has pitched a team-leading 39 strikeouts this season while giving up just 10 hits in 25.0 innings of work. He has earned North Atlantic Conference Rookie of the Week honors four times this season and is a one-time pitcher of the week honoree.

For the complete  NCBWA release, click HERE.

Founded in 1962, the NCBWA is dedicated to the advancement of college baseball. Membership is open to writers, broadcasters, and publicists of the sport. Members receive a membership card, directory, newsletter updates and official votes in the Dick Howser Player of the Year Award, Regional Player of the Year and NCBWA All-America voting. The NCBWA also sponsors preseason All-America awards, publication and writing contests.

--Courtesy of NEC Sports Information