NESCAC Weekly Release - May 15, 2017

NESCAC Weekly Release - May 15, 2017

NESCAC Spring Weekly Release #11

Baseball Player of the Week
Tommy O'Hara

Tommy O'Hara
Tufts University
Junior • Infield • Glenview, Ill.

O’Hara had nine RBIs in five games at the NESCAC Championship to help Tufts win its second straight title and fifth overall. In Game 2, with Tufts trailing 4-3 entering the bottom of the ninth, he doubled home the tying run and then scored the winning run, both with two outs as the Jumbos defeated Amherst 5-4. His two-run double in the top of the third led Tufts to a 2-1 win over the Mammoths in Game 5. He went 4-for-9 with six RBIs and three runs scored on Sunday as Tufts swept two games against Middlebury to win the title.

Baseball Pitcher of the Week
Elias Varinos

Elias Varinos
Tufts University
First Year • Middleton, Mass.

In Game 6 of the NESCAC Championship on Sunday, Varinos allowed six hits and two runs (one earned) with four walks and seven strikeouts in 8.1 innings in his first collegiate start. He allowed just two hits through the first six innings as the Jumbos built a 4-0 lead on their way to an 11-2 victory.

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