2002 Baseball Players of the Week
May 13, 2002
Steve Lapham, Tufts
(Senior, P - Newburyport, Mass.)
Lapham went seven innings, allowing just four hits and one run in the winner's bracket game on Saturday, a 6-2 Tufts win over Trinity. Lapham, a senior tri-captain who battled through a shoulder injury all season, left the game after seven innings with the Jumbos up 5-1.
May 6, 2002
Scott Jamieson, Bowdoin
(Senior, P - Marshfield, Mass.)
Jamieson tossed a two-hitter in a 9-1 win over Middlebury. He came back to pitch two scoreless innings and earn the save in a 10-5 win over the Panthers in the second game.
April 29, 2002
Chris Bodnar, Williams
(Freshman, P - Carlisle, Mass.)
Bodnar threw a complete game four-hit shutout in the second game of Saturday's doubleheader against Amherst in a 1-0 win for Williams. Bodnar walked just two batters and struck out four as the Ephs remained alive for a berth in the conference tournament.
(Freshman, 2B - Baltimore, Md)
Brody hit .636 (7-for-11) with seven runs batted in and two runs scored as Amherst went 2-1 against NESCAC rivals Williams and Trinity. He went 2-for-2 with three RBI in an 8-2 victory over the Ephs. He finished 4-for-5 with four RBI in a 16-3 win over the Bantams.
April 22, 2002
Mark Scialabba, Williams
(Senior, 1B/DH - Queensburg, N.Y.)
Scialabba finished 7-for-12 in three Williams wins with four home runs and 12 runs batted in. Scialabba homered in each of his first three at-bats in a 12-2 win over Bowdoin, giving him 10 home runs and 44 RBI for the season.
April 15, 2002
Bill Robinson, Wesleyan
(Junior, SS/P - Berlin, Conn.)
Robinson hit .533 (8-for-15) with two doubles, five runs scored, and five runs batted in as Wesleyan won three of four games. He also threw a complete game three-hitter in his second career start in a 6-1 Cardinal win over Williams.
(Senior, P - Lunenburg, Mass.)
Conrad, a senior left-hander, threw a no-hitter in a 6-0 Middlebury win over Hamilton. Conrad struck out 11 batters.
April 8, 2002
Jonah Bayliss, Trinity
(Junior, P - Williamstown, Mass.)
Bayliss tossed a 14-strikeout no-hitter against Bates with two walks. It was the first Trinity no-hitter since his brother Jarrett (now an assistant coach with the Bantams) tossed a nohitter in 1997.
(Junior, CF - Lake Oswego, Ore)
Zupancic hit .563 (9-for-16) with eight runs scored, seven runs batted in, three home runs, a triple, and three stolen bases in a 4-1 week for Tufts. He went 2-for-3 with two runs scored and a triple in a 4-0 win over Wesleyan on Saturday, and 2-for-3 with a home run in a 4-1 victory over the Cardinals on Sunday. He finished 4-for-6 with two home runs and six RBI in a 25-4 win over Maine Maritime.
April 1, 2002
Kevin Tidmarsh, Trinity
(Sophomore, P - Meriden, Conn.)
Tidmarsh has recorded a 3-0 record, allowing one run and 16 hits in 23 innings. He has walked just five batters and struck out 19. He threw shutouts against Bowdoin and Babson, and tossed a complete game against nationally ranked Southern Maine.
(Junior, SS/P - Swampscott, Mass)
Shapiro hit .426 (20-for-47) with nine runs scored, 16 runs batted in, and three home runs in 12 games. He also posted a 1-0 record and 3.60 earned run average in five innings of relief pitching. He finished with two home runs, a double, and four RBI in a 7-7 tie against top-ranked Methodist.