Emr Named Centennial Conference Co-Player of the Week
April 14, 2008
LANCASTER, PA - Johns Hopkins senior third baseman Todd Emr (Westwood, NJ/Saddle River Day) was named the Centennial Conference Co-Baseball Player of the Week on Monday by the league office. Emr, who led the Blue Jays to a 5-0 week, earned player of the week honors for the second time this season. He shared player of the week honors with Andrew Hanson of Franklin & Marshall.
Emr started his week by going 4-for-5 at Gettysburg on Tuesday with a run scored and an RBI. Against Villa Julie on Thursday, he was 2-for-4 at the dish with a run scored and a stolen base. On Friday versus Gettysburg, Emr went 2-for-3 with two runs scored and two RBIs. He also knocked out a double and a sacrifice fly in the contest. He wrapped up his week by going 5-for-9 with three runs scored and four RBIs in the doubleheader at Ursinus. In the first game of the doubleheader he had another sacrifice fly. In the second game versus the Bears, Emr hit two home runs and his fifth inning double gave him 100 hits for his career.
For the week, Emr hit a team-best .684 with 13 hits and seven runs scored. He had two doubles and two home runs to go along with seven RBIs. Emr finished with 21 total bases, a slugging percentage of 1.105 and an on-base percentage of .636. He finished with a stolen base and two sacrifice flies during those five contests. Emr is currently on a five-game hit streak for the Blue Jays.
For the season, Emr is hitting .495 and is leading the team in hits (49) and is third on the team in RBIs (28).
Emr and the Blue Jays will put their five-game win streak on the line on Tuesday, April 15. The Blue Jays host Dickinson College in a Centennial Conference contest at 3:30 p.m.
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