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Cutrone receives Association of Division III Independents baseball Player of the Week award

Cutrone receives Association of Division III Independents baseball Player of the Week award

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. –St. Joseph's College (Brooklyn) junior second baseman/shortstop Chris Cutrone (Levittown, N.Y.) has been named the Association of Division III Independents baseball Player of the Week. Cutrone had a strong week for St. Joseph's, contributing both on the mound and offensively as the Bears went 5-1 on the week. The junior started off the week with a complete game against William Paterson on Monday, surrendering only one earned run in nine innings while fanning a career-high ten batters to pick up his sixth straight win. Cutrone threw another gem on Sunday versus Lehman, going the distance with two earned runs allowed on only three hits in a 2-0 loss to the Lightning. The now three-time Player of the Week ended the week with a 1.69 ERA in 16.0 innings, striking out 14, walking only two and is now 6-2 on the hill. The second baseman/shortstop also batted .278 (5-for-18) on the week with a team-high nine RBI, along with four triples and two runs scored. The junior had a monster game at the dish in game two at Yeshiva on Friday, going 3-for-4 with a career-high seven RBI along with two triples and a run scored.