FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

April 6, 2015

 

MATT FOLEY NAMED ECAC N.E. DIV. III BASEBALL PLAYER OF THE WEEK

Providence, R.I.-Rhode Island College junior catcher Matt Foley (Seekonk, MA) was named the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) New England Div. III Player of the Week for his performance in a 5-1 week for the Anchormen.

 

Foley, who was named the Little East Player of the Week yesterday, batted .526 (10-for-19), notched two doubles, one triple and three home runs with 12 runs scored and 14 RBI. He recorded a .625 on-base percentage and a 1.211 slugging percentage. Foley went 3-for-4 with two RBI to open the week on April 1, then went 4-for-4, hitting for the cycle and driving in six runs, in a victory over Brandeis on April 2. He went 2-for-5 with four RBI in an LEC doubleheader sweep of Keene State on April 3 before finishing the week with one home run and two RBI in a split with UMass Boston on April 4.

 

 

 Junior catcher Matt Foley

 

For the season, Foley has played in 16 games, starting all of them. He’s batting .440 with 22 hits, five doubles, one triple, six home runs and 23 RBI. He has scored 21 runs and holds a .940 slugging percentage.

 

Head Coach Scott Virgulak’s team sits at 11-5 overall and 3-1 in Little East play on the season. The Anchormen return to action on Wednesday, April 8, when they host intra-city rival Johnson & Wales (3:30 p.m.)

 

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