NAC Baseball Weekly Honors

PLAYER OF THE WEEK

Ethan Guerette, Husson
(First Year, Short Stop - Sabattus, Maine)
Guerette paced the Eagles at the plate in this weekend’s NAC Championship. Guerette batted .600 over the weekend with 2 RBI and 2 runs in the leadoff spot for the Eagles. In the opening game the Eagles upset #1 seeded Castleton 5-3. Guerette was 3-5 scoring 2 runs and driving in another. He followed that up with another 3-5 performance and an RBI in the 2-1 win over Thomas College.

 

ROOKIE OF THE WEEK

Ryan Arsenault, Husson
(First Year, Pitcher - Portland, Maine)
Arsenault pitched the Eagles into the championship bracket with a complete game 11 inning performance. He went the distance pitching 10 scoreless inning after giving up one run in the first inning, scattering 6 hits while striking out 7 and walking only 3. The Eagles won 2-1 in the bottom of the 11th.

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PLAYER OF THE WEEK

Brad Polcare, Castleton
(Sr., 2B - Saratoga Springs, NY)
Polcare led the Spartans to a 4-3 week, including a sweep of Elms College to secure the top-spot in the NAC tournament. Polcare hit .519 (14-for-27), scored 12 runs and drove in seven. The senior second baseman stole six bases and slugged .778 to go along with a .594 on base percentage from the lead off spot in the order.

 

ROOKIE OF THE WEEK

Dan Conley, Castleton
(Fr., 3B - Manchester, NH)
Conley was 13-for-27 (.481) in a 4-3 week for the Spartans that included a sweep of Elms College to earn the #1 seed in this weekend's NAC tournament. Conley had four doubles and drove in seven runs while scoring eight. The freshman third baseman stole six bases, slugged .630 and had an on base percentage of .533.

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PLAYER OF THE WEEK

Brad Polcare, Castleton
(Sr., 2B - Saratoga Springs, NY)
Polcare sparked the Castleton offense to a 6-1 week, including a 4-0 week in conference action. Polcare was 10-for-24 (.417) with four doubles, one homerun, eight RBI and 10 runs scored from the lead-off spot. The speedy second baseman stole three bases, slugged .708, and had an on base percentage of .500.

 

ROOKIE OF THE WEEK

Andrew Dean, Me.-Farmington
(FR, OF/P - Gorham, ME)
Dean shined in his collegiate debut on the mound for the Beavers. The freshman tossed six innings of four-hit shutout ball for Farmington in a victory over Presque Isle. The regular rightfielder, Dean also clubbed two hits with an RBI in a loss to Bates.

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PLAYER OF THE WEEK

Mike Chamard, Thomas
(Sr., OF - Livermore Falls, Maine)
Mike Chamard, a fourth year player from Livermore Falls, Maine went batted .521 12-for-23. He knocked in 6 RBI, and 8 runs scored. In two conference wins over UMF, Chamard was 5-9 at the plate with 4 runs scored and four stolen bases.

 

ROOKIE OF THE WEEK

Brendan Cordeiro, Elms
(Fr., SS - Berkley, MA)
Cordeiro went a combined 2 for 6 with a double and two RBI, including what proved to be the eventual game-winning RBI sacrifice fly to plate the lone run in a 1-0 win over Husson that completed a conference doubleheader sweep for the Blazers.

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PLAYER OF THE WEEK

RJ Vassallie, Elms College
(Jr., P - Long Branch, NJ)
Vassallie threw a complete-game, three-hitter to help lead the Blazers to a 3-1 win over Maine-Farmington in the first game of a conference doubleheader last Saturday. He allowed no earned runs and just three singles in the seven-inning game.

 

ROOKIE OF THE WEEK

Dan Conley, Castleton State College
(Fr., OF - Manchester, NH)
Conley batted .389 (7-for-18) with a homerun and triple in a 4-1 week for the Spartans. Conley had 12 RBI, scored six and stole three bases in three attempts. The freshman outfielder also had four assists, fielding his position flawlessly on the week.

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PLAYER OF THE WEEK

Dan Conley, Castleton
(Fr., OF - Manchester, NH)
Conley provided the offensive punch for the Spartans over the weekend in Phoenix, Arizona. The freshman was 11-for-20 (.550) over four games including 6 triples and 2 doubles. Conley has also driven in 15 runs, while walking 5 times.

 

ROOKIE OF THE WEEK

None.

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PLAYER OF THE WEEK

Dan Stefanilo, Me.-Farmington
(Senior, 1B - Sanford, ME)
Stefanilo went 2 for 3 with an RBI in the Beavers' season opening loss against Mass. Maritime in Buzzards Bay. Stefanilo also made 15 putouts at first base.

 

 

ROOKIE OF THE WEEK 

Russ Schmelzer, Me.-Farmington
(Freshman, OF - Winthrop, ME)
Schmelzer made his debut with the Beavers in impressive fashion as the freshman went 2 for 5 at the plate with two runs and three walks in a pair of losses at Mass. Maritime. Schmelzer swiped four bases in five attempts in the doubleheader. 

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PLAYER OF THE WEEK

Jario Valdez, Becker College
(Fr, IF - Lynn, MA)
Valdez is batting .346 with 9 hits, 3 doubles and 3 RBI's as the Hawks went 2-7 on their annual Florida trip. Jario had 17 put outs and 18 assists in the nine games. He was 4 for 5 against Ramapo in a doubleheader split.

 

ROOKIE OF THE WEEK

None