Ryan, Brunette Earn Weekly Honors

April 20, 2010

NORTH DARTMOUTH, MA-Junior catcher Matt Ryan (Uxbridge, MA/Uxbridge HS) and freshman pitcher Aaron Brunette (North Andover, MA/North Andover HS) have earned weekly honors.

Ryan was named Little East Conference Player of the Week, and Brunette was named LEC Rookie of the Week. Ryan was also named Co-ECAC Division III New England Men's Player of the Week.

Ryan hit .450 last week this past week with five home runs, 11 runs batted in, nine runs scored, and 24 total bases. He had nine hits in 20 at bats and a slugging percentage of 1.200. He hit two home runs against both Clark and UMass Boston and drove in four runs in each game. He walked three times and had an on-base percentage of .542.

Brunette was 1-0 in two starts last week, defeating UMass Boston Saturday after allowing one run in seven innings against Rhode Island College in a game that went 12 innings before being decided. In 12 1/3 innings, Brunette allowed 10 hits and three runs and posted a 2.19 earned run average.

The Corsairs are 14-11 and 3-2 in the LEC and return to action when they visit Rhode Island College today. .

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