Brandon Russo, Springfield (Sophomore, Lisbon, Conn.)
Brandon Russo, a sophomore infielder for Springfield College, was phenomenal in the six games he played in last week, as he led the team to a record of 5-3 to start the season. At the plate, Russo went 13-for-25, hitting .520, while posting an on-base percentage of .556 and slugging percentage of .520. Russo also drove in five, stole five bases and scored seven runs. The sophomore had a career-high five hits in the Pride's 26-14 rout of Daniel Webster, the most runs the team has scored since 2001. Defensively, Russo had 17 assist and had three put outs, producing a fielding percentage of .870.