FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

May 6, 2013

 

MATT FOLEY NAMED LITTLE EAST CONFERENCE BASEBALL ROOKIE OF THE WEEK

Providence, R.I.-Rhode Island College freshman catcher Matt Foley (Seekonk, MA) was named the Little East Conference Baseball Rookie of the Week for his performance in a 2-2 week for the Anchormen.

 

Foley batted .429 (6-for-14), registered a .556 on-base percentage and a .571 slugging percentage for the week. On May 3, he went 4-for-4 with a pair of doubles and two runs batted in as the Anchormen earned a conference split at Plymouth State. Foley also recorded two hits in the win over MIT earlier in the week.

 

 

 

For the season, he played in 38 games, starting all of them. He batted .331 (47-for-142) with 25 runs scored, 47 hits, 14 doubles, three triples, seven home runs, 29 RBI and two stolen bases. He owned a .620 slugging percentage, a .379 on-base percentage and a .989 fielding percentage.

 

Head Coach Scott Virgulak’s team wrapped up the 2013 season with a 12-27 overall record and a 5-9 (sixth place tie) mark in the Little East.

 

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