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McLam Named A-10 Player Of The Week

Sophomore Rob McLam has been named Atlantic 10 Player of the Week.


Sophomore Rob McLam has been named Atlantic 10 Player of the Week.

May 21, 2012

AMHERST, Mass. - UMass baseball sophomore infielder Rob McLam was named the Atlantic 10 Player of the Week, the conference office announced on Monday. The award is a career first for McLam, who becomes the fourth Minuteman to earn an A-10 weekly award this season.

McLam hit safely in all three of UMass' games last week, helping the Minutemen sweep George Washington for the first time since 1995 by batting a team-high .636 (7-for-11) in the series. He totaled four RBI and six runs scored over the three games with at least one run and one driven in each contest. In UMass' 6-3 win that clinched the squad's Atlantic 10 Tournament berth, McLam drove in the go-ahead run in the fifth inning and finished the afternoon a perfect 4-for-4.

On the season, McLam is batting a team-leading .333 (30-for-90) with 17 RBI, 15 runs scored and seven stolen bases in 31 games.

 

 

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