Farmingdale State University junior outfielder Nick Barone (North Babylon, NY/North Babylon) was named Skyline Player of the Week for baseball on Monday, May 1st. Barone batted an impressive .542 with 13 hits in 24 at-bats to lead the Rams in a 4-2 week. Barone had four doubles, a triple, a home run, nine runs scored and 10 runs batted in, all against Skyline opponents. He went 6-for-9 against Manhattanville, 4-for-7 against Stevens and 3-for-8 against Mount Saint Mary. Barone accounted for more than half of Farmingdale's runs by either driving them in or crossing the plate himself.
The Player, Pitcher and Rookie of the Week for baseball is announced by the Skyline Conference on Monday nights. Reports are available to view on the Skyline website at www.skylineconference.org.