Zakszeski Named Centennial Player of the Week
April 30, 2012
LANCASTER, PA - Junior Ryan Zakszeski helped the Johns Hopkins baseball team secure the top seed in the 2012 Centennial Conference championship tournament and has been named the Centennial Conference Player of the Week, as announced by the conference office. This is the third weekly honor for a Blue Jay this season and first of Zakszeski's career.
Zakszeski batted .550 (11-for-20) for the Blue Jays this past week while collecting four extra base hits, including three home runs for a 1.050 slugging percentage and a .571 on base percentage. The junior scored six times while driving in six runs and was a perfect 4-for-4 as the lead off hitter this week. Zakszeski had at least two hits in all five games for the Blue Jays. Zakszeski split time between third base and behind the plate for the Blue Jays, recording 14 put outs and five assists.
The Blue Jays at 24-13-2 on the season and finished at 13-5 in the Centennial. Hopkins earned the top seed in the conference for the third straight year and is the only team to play every conference tournament.
Hopkins is set to host the conference championship tournament this weekend beginning on Friday, May 4. As the No. 1 seed, the Blue Jays will host No. 4 McDaniel on Friday in the opening round with the first pitch slated for 3 pm.
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