NEWMAC Athletes of the Week (for week ending March 26th)

NEWMAC Athletes of the Week (for week ending March 26th)

NEWMAC Baseball Athlete of the Week

Nick Comei, WPI (Senior, Haverhill, Mass.)

Comei finished with a slash line of .524/1.095/.583 with eight RBI and seven extra base hits in the Engineers' 4-1 week. He began with a trio of multi-hit games, highlighted by a 5-for-5 performance with a home run, two doubles, four RBI and three runs scored versus Nichols. In the field, Comei made one error in 32 total chances, but made up for it as a part of a pair of double plays.

NEWMAC Baseball Pitcher of the Week

Henry Schwartz, Emerson (Junior, Queens, N.Y.)

Henry Schwartz had a "lights out" game against Clark this weekend. He pitched for 7 innings, not allowing a single run and only 2 hits. He had 7 strike outs and only 3 walks. He was a key factor in the Lions winning their first NEWMAC game of the 2016-17 season.

 

NEWMAC Softball Athlete of the Week

Anna Pisac, Wellesley (Senior, Snohomish, Wash.)

An All-Region performer in 2016, Wellesley senior Anna Pisac is off to a blistering hot start in 2017. Pisac hit .615 with two triples, a double and a home run to lead Wellesley to a 3-1 record in their first four games in Clermont, Fla. Pisac also has a team-high nine RBIs, including four on a grand slam that saw her become Wellesley's all-time leader in home runs with 18, and leads the Blue with a 1.231 slugging percentage. 

 

NEWMAC Softball Pitcher of the Week

Brooke Stock, Babson (Freshman, Fort Lauderdale, Fla.)

Stock went 3-1 with a 1.70 ERA and 23 strikeouts in 24.2 innings last week. The first-year pitcher tossed one shutout and a pair of complete games in three starts. Stock struck out five in a three-hit shutout of Southern Maine in the Beavers' first game on Tuesday, and then came out of the bullpen to fan six while allowing just one run in 5.2 innings as the Green and White rallied for an 8-5 win over Hamilton. On Wednesday, Stock again went the distance giving up just two runs on six hits to go along six strikeouts in Babson's 11-2 victory over Plymouth State. 

NEWMAC Men's Lacrosse Offensive Athlete of the Week

Anthony Wyler, Coast Guard (Sophomore, Fulton, Md.)

Sophomore Anthony Wyler racked up nine points over two games leading the Bears to victories over Maritime (14-8) and Misericordia (13-5). He scored seven goals and had two assists over the two games including four points in the second quarter alone of the Misericordia game helping Coast Guard overcome an early two goal deficit. He is tied for fourth in the conference in goal (16) and is sixth in points (21).

 

NEWMAC Men's Lacrosse Defensive Athlete of the Week

Trey Johnson, Coast Guard (Sophomore, Millersville, Md.)

Sophomore Trey Johnson went 2-0 on the week leading the Bears to victories over Maritime (14-8) and Misericordia (13-5). Johnson made 22 saves over the two games including a season high 14 saves against Misericordia while also picking up eight ground balls in the same game. Johnson is second in the conference in goals against average (7.37), third in saves (64) and fifth in save percentage (58.2%). 

 

NEWMAC Women's Lacrosse Offensive Athlete of the Week

Emily Young, MIT (Junior, La Jolla, Calif.)

In a 2-1 week for MIT, Emily Young totaled 14 goals, five assists, 19 points, 11 draw controls, and six groundballs. She began things last Monday with two goals, two assists, and five draw controls in a 16-13 win over Bridgewater State. Young then amassed a game-high seven goals to go along with one assist, four groundballs, and two draw controls in a 15-4 victory over Coast Guard on Thursday. She wrapped up the week with five goals, two assists, four draw controls, and two groundballs in Sunday's 22-13 loss at Colorado College.

 

NEWMAC Women's Lacrosse Defensive Athlete of the Week

Eva Boal, MIT (Junior, Princeton, N.J.)

In a 2-1 week for MIT, Eva Boal totaled 35 saves, 13 groundballs, and five caused turnovers. She began things last Monday with seven saves, five groundballs, and a caused turnover in a 16-13 win over Bridgewater State. Boal then posted eight saves, two groundballs, and a caused turnover in a 15-4 victory over Coast Guard on Thursday. She wrapped up the week with a career-high 20 saves to go along with six groundballs and three caused turnovers in Sunday's 22-13 loss at Colorado College.

 

NEWMAC Men's Tennis Singles Athlete of the Week

Ho Wang Alastair Ng, Babson (Sophomore, Hong Kong)

Ng went 4-0 with victories at fourth, fifth and sixth singles to help Babson win four matches in four days on its spring break trip to Orlando. He breezed to a 6-1, 6-2 result at number six against regionally-ranked Carthage and rallied from a set down to defeat Will Hamilton of regionally-ranked Grinnell in a super breaker at number five. Ng capped the week by winning four straight tiebreakers to post victories at number five against Hamilton and number four against Hope on Wednesday and Thursday.

NEWMAC Men's Tennis Doubles Team of the Week

Alberto De Mendiola/Brandon Rosenbluth (pictured), Babson (No. 1 Doubles)

De Mendiola and Rosenbluth went 3-0 at number one doubles to help Babson win four matches in four days in Florida. The duo posted 8-6 victories over regionally-ranked foes Carthage and Grinnell, and then recorded an 8-4 win over Hamilton.

NEWMAC Men's Track Athlete of the Week

Matthew Deyo, MIT (Syracuse, N.Y.)

At the Bears Invitational, Deyo won the 10,000 meters in a time of 30:51.63 to capture the event by an 18-second margin. Deyo is ranked No. 3 in the country with the time, which is also the ninth fastest in MIT history.

 

NEWMAC Men's Field Athlete of the Week

Darius Adams, Coast Guard (Junior, Nassau, Bahamas)

Junior Darius Adams finished in fourth place in the long jump at the Fred Hardy Invitational with a distance of 22'4 1/4". Adams is currently second in New England and 14th in Division III with his season opening jump.

 

NEWMAC Men's Relay of the Week

Ficht, Arora, Virkler, Greenfield (pictured), Babson (4x400 Relay)

The Babson 4x400-meter relay team of senior JD Greenfield, sophomore Gabe Ficht and first-years Samir Arora and Nicholas Virkler cam in first by nearly five seconds with a time of 3:29.64 at the Bridgewater State Invitational on Saturday.

NEWMAC Women's Track Athlete of the Week

Kalah Thomas, Wheaton (Hartford, Conn.)

Kalah Thomas guided the Lyons in the 100-meter dash when she timed in at 13.17 for fifth place. She went on to claim a huge second place spot in the 200-meter dash by clocking in at 26.96 at the Bears Invitational over the weekend, hosted at Bridgewater State.

 

NEWMAC Women's Field Athlete of the Week

Gabrielle Troise, Coast Guard (Junior, Wilmington, Del.)
Junior Gabrielle Troise set a new school record in the shot put this past weekend with a throw of 39'11.25" at the Fred Hardy Invitational. Her mark is currently third in New England. Troise also opened with the second best hammer throw in New England (151'10") and seventh best discus throw (104'9").