March 28, 2011

Leiningen Earns Second NEC Rookie of the Week Honor

(Fairfield, CT) - For the second time in three weeks, Nick Leiningen (Millwod, NY) has been named Akadema NEC Rookie of the Week.  Leiningen earned the first win and complete game of his career against Long Island University Sunday afternoon, allowing just one earned run and three hits in a seven-inning 4-1 win for Sacred Heart.  His 2.77 ERA is the sixth lowest among NEC pitchers.  Opponents are hitting .183 against the freshman lefty, the second best batting average against in the conference.