PAWTUCKET, RI - Following a 2-1 opening weekend at Marymount (VA) University, two Western Connecticut State University baseball players were honored by the Little East Conference. Brett Shaw (Southington, CT) and Taylor Donofrio (Terryville, CT) were named Player and Pitcher of the Week, respectively.
PLAYER OF THE WEEK - Brett Shaw (Southington, Conn.), Senior, Western Connecticut
Shaw was named LEC Player of the Week after batting .571 (4-7) with three runs scored and two RBI in a 2-0 week for the Colonials. He was 2-for-4 with two runs scored in a 7-4 win at Marymount Saturday, and then went 2-for-3 with two RBI and a run scored in an 8-6 victory in Sunday's rematch.
PITCHER OF THE WEEK - Taylor Donofrio (Terryville, Conn.), Junior, Western Connecticut
Donofrio was named LEC Pitcher of the Week after recording a pair of saves over the Colonials opening weekend set at Marymount. He fanned two of the three batters he faced in Sunday's 8-6 victory.
The Colonials embark on their Florida trip this weekend and open up with a doubleheader against Washington College (DE) on Sunday, March 11.