Bridgeport, Conn. - Senior, first baseman Mike
Olszyk (Hamden, Conn.) of the University of
Bridgeport has been selected as this week’s East Region National Collegiate Baseball Writers
Association (NCBWA) Hitter of the Week for games played from April 1-April 7, 2013.
The East Coast Conference Player of the Week, Olszyk was a one-man wrecking crew on offense for Bridgeport in four games last week, as he produced a .600 batting average (9-for-15) with a .933 slugging percentage and a .684 on base percentage. Mike also had six runs batted in, scored four runs and had three doubles and one triple on the week. On the season, he leads UB in batting average at .433.
Olszyk becomes the fourth ECC student-athlete and first hitter to be honored by the NCBWA this season. Tom Bammann of Dowling, Joe Salanitri of Queens, and Robert Frank of St. Thomas Aquinas have all been selected as the NCBWA East Region Pitcher of the Week this season.