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Franklin batted .619 for the week
Franklin batted .619 for the week
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Courtesy: Florida A&M Sports Information
Franklin makes MEAC Player of the Week
By: Florida A&M Sports Information  


FAMU’s Franklin, B-CU’s Goelz, NSU’s Ore Earn Weekly Honors

NORFOLK, Va., April 18, 2011- Florida A&M’s Cory Franklin earned Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Player of the Week honors in baseball, the conference announced on Monday.   Bethune-Cookman’s Patrick Goelz was named the Pitcher of the Week and Norfolk State’s Tyon Ore earned Rookie of the Week accolades.


Franklin (UTL, 5-11, Jr., Jacksonville, Fla.) was 13-of-21 (.619) from the plate with 10 RBI, four home runs, and three doubles to aid the Rattlers to a 4-2 mark last week. From the mound, Franklin also recorded three saves while pitching three innings and allowing a single run, two hits and striking out five batters.

Goelz (P, 6-3, So., Palm Bay, Fla.) earned the win as Bethune-Cookman defeated Norfolk State 12-6. Goelz tallied a 1.80 ERA in five innings striking out three batters, allowing a single run and four hits.

Ore (OF, 5-8, Fr., Norfolk, Va.) was a perfect 4-of-4 from the plate against Virginia State and Coppin State last week. The rookie tallied four RBI and one home run and recorded an on-base percentage of 1.00 in the victories.


Courtesy MEACsports.com

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