For Immediate Release: April 22, 2009
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BU baseball player Ciocchi named America East Player of Week
Freshman first baseman hit xxx in key series win over Stony Brook

America East Release

VESTAL, N.Y. -- Binghamton freshman baseball player Dave Ciocchi has been named the America East Player of the Week for April 13-19. Ciocchi is the first Bearcat to win the award this spring.

He hit .500 with nine RBI in a key four game series against defending America East champion Stony Brook, leading BU to three wins. Ciocchi had an on-base percentage of .600 and lifted his season batting average to .362 with the performance.

His two-out, bases-loaded hit scored two runs in the opening game win. This season, Ciocchi is 3-for-4 batting with the bases loaded. He has driven in 17 runs in his last 12 games.

Ciocchi was also named BU's Athlete of the Week.

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