NEAC Selects Final Baseball Student-Athletes of the Week for 2017

NEAC Selects Final Baseball Student-Athletes of the Week for 2017

GANSEVOORT, N.Y. - The North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) has announced its Student-Athlete of the Week selections in baseball for the week ending May 7. This week not only marks the last baseball honors of the season but also the final weekly awards of the 2016-17 academic year.

Dave Nuzzo (Manlius, N.Y.), a senior first baseman from Keuka College, has been named the NEAC Baseball Player of the Week. In two games, Nuzzo went 4-for-6 with a double and a home run to post a .667 batting average for the week. He drew one walk, drove in three runs and scored five runs to help the Wolves earn wins over Hilbert and Cazenovia. As the regular season winds down, Nuzzo ranks sixth in the NEAC with 10 doubles and a .563 slugging percentage.

Bryan Johnsen (Otisville, N.Y.) from Keuka College has been selected as NEAC Baseball Pitcher of the Week after earning a complete-game victory against Cazenovia on May 6. A junior pitcher for the Wolves, Johnsen allowed two runs on five hits en route to a 7-2 win.  He also struck out nine in his fifth win of the year, bringing his season total to 41 strikeouts. In eight appearances this season, Johnsen ranks seventh in the conference with a 3.97 ERA. 

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The North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) has fourteen NCAA Division III member institutions which include: Bryn Athyn College, Cazenovia College, College of St. Elizabeth, Gallaudet University, Keuka College, Lancaster Bible College, Pennsylvania College of Technology, Pennsylvania State University – Abington, Pennsylvania State University – Berks, SUNY Cobleskill, SUNY Morrisville State College, SUNY Polytechnic Institute, Wells College, and Wilson College.  Associate members are: Cedar Crest College (W Swimming), D’Youville College (M Volleyball), Hilbert College (M&W Lacrosse, M Volleyball), Medaille College (M&W Lacrosse, M Volleyball), Pennsylvania State University – Altoona (M Volleyball), and Rutgers University – Camden (M Golf).  The NEAC has partnered with the North Atlantic Conference in the sports of field hockey and men’s and women’s tennis.  For more information, please visit: www.neacsports.com.