Upton, Pavlik Earn Final NEAC Baseball Weekly Awards of 2018

Upton, Pavlik Earn Final NEAC Baseball Weekly Awards of 2018

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 6. This week marks the final weekly awards for the 2017-18 academic year.

Cameron Upton (Vicksburg, Miss.) from Gallaudet University is the NEAC Baseball Player of the Week after going 16-for-18 in his final four games of 2018. The junior infielder had six extra-base hits and finished the week with 26 total bases to post an outstanding .850 on-base percentage. Upton also had 12 RBIs, 10 runs scored and two stolen bases in the Bison’s 3-1 week. The highlight of his week came in the final game of the season against SUNY Cobleskill when Upton hit for the cycle in a 6-for-7 day at the plate. In four games, Upton posted an. 889 batting average and a 1.444 slugging percentage.

Sean Pavlik (Boyertown, Pa.), a junior right-hander from Penn State Berks, has been named NEAC Baseball Pitcher of the Week with his best outing of the season. Pavlik allowed just one hit and did not issue a walk in a complete-game shutout at Penn College on May 5. He allowed just two baserunners, with one reaching on an error, and struck out six to improve to 4-1 on the year. With the regular season complete, Pavlik ranks third in the league with a 1.91 ERA against NEAC opponents.

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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), 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 tennis. For more information, please visit: www.neacsports.com.