Begin goes 3-for-4 with two RBI and his third home run of the year for the Minutemen.
The Minutemen open up championship play vs. Richmond at noon on Wednesday.
The Minutemen will close out their home schedule this Thursday, Friday and Saturday vs. the Colonials.
With six Atlantic 10 games remaining, the Minutemen are tied for fifth with the Flyers in the conference standings.
The Minutemen will play host to the Spiders this weekend on Earl Lorden Field.
AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2012: Game-By-Game Statistics
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2011: Game-By-Game Statistics
BEFORE UMASS: Three-year letterwinner at Waterford High School under coach Jack O'Keefe ... Caught and pitched for the Lancers ... Earned all-state honors in 2009 and 2010 ... Named a Norwich Bulletin All-Area selection both junior and senior years ... Was a three-time All-ECC catcher ... Hit .432 as a senior with 14 doubles, two triples, one home run, 19 RBI and 16 walks ... Allowed just two stolen bases behind the plate ... Posted a career .406 average with six home runs, 63 RBI and 34 walks ... Logged a 6-3 career record on the mound ... Also played freshman football ... Was an honor roll student both junior and senior years ... Played Legion ball with Waterford American Legion.
PERSONAL: Born Alexander Edward Tuneski on Aug. 2, 1992 ... Son of Michael and Maria Tuneski ... Has one brother, Andrew ... Plans to major in Hospitality and Tourism Management.
ALEX TUNESKI'S CAREER STATISTICS