March 10, 2008

Brian Benvenuto Named Skyline Player of the Week

Junior shortstop Brian Benvenuto (Dix Hills, N.Y./Hills West) was named Skyline Conference Player of the Week for men's baseball. He had a strong spring trip for Farmingdale State College. Benvenuto, who batted .423 in nine games, had 11 hits (3 doubles, 1 home run), 12 runs batted in five runs scored, four walks and two stolen bases. His top performance came in a 16-6 win over Wisconsin Lutheran in which he went 3-for-3 with a double, two runs scored and six runs batted in. Benvenuto also had a home run and three runs batted in against Wittenberg.

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The Skyline Conference Weekly Reports are announced by the Conference on Monday nights. Reports (including players of the week and statistics) are available to view on the Skyline website at www.skylineconference.org.