STUDENT-ATHLETE OF THE WEEK - Joe Torres, Baseball
Iona College baseball freshman OF Joe Torres was named MAAC Rookie of the Week for his performance in the Gaels' opening weekend in Spartansburg, SC. Torres reached base in nine of his 15 plate appearances against Wofford and South Carolina Upstate on Saturday and Sunday.
Torres began his collegiate career with eight hits in 15 at-bats (.533) over the three games. From the leadoff spot, Torres scored three runs and drove in two others. He had two multiple-hit efforts including a 5-for-6 game against Wofford on Sautrday afternoon.
The Gaels opened the year with three losses on the road and return to action down South in Asheboro, NC when they face Fordham in a three-game series at McCrary Park.