FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

 

 

May 2, 2011

 

 

 

TSOUMAKAS TABBED LITTLE EAST
ROOKIE ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

 

Providence, R.I.Rhode Island College freshman C.J. Tsoumakas (Hope, RI) was named the Little East Conference Baseball Rookie of the Week for his performance in two appearances. It is the second time this spring he has received this honor.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tsoumakas posted a 2-0 record with a 4.50 ERA and eight strikeouts in 10.0 innings pitched. He went seven innings, yielding nine hits and five runs, while striking out three and walking two, as the Anchormen beat Western Connecticut, 16-6 (8) in the nightcap of a Little East doubleheader on April 30. The southpaw also hurled three scoreless innings of relief against Salve Regina to pick up the win on April 26.

 

For the season, he has appeared in 10 games, starting six of them. He is 5-2 with a 3.89 ERA and 32 strikeouts in 44.0 innings pitched.

 

In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will host MIT on Wednesday, May 4 (4 p.m.).

 

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