BALTIMORE--UMBC baseball senior designated hitter/pitcher Will Delawter has been named the Spotlight player of the week at PingBaseball.com and becomes the fifth player in the country to earn the honor in 2008.
Delawter led the Retrievers in batting average (.365), slugging percentage (.553), hits (62), RBI (38), was second in on-base percentage (.418), doubles (14), home runs (6), and total bases (94), during the 2007 season.
Delawter was named America East First-Team All-Conference for his efforts during 2007 and will lead the Retrievers into 2008 next weekend as they host Army in a three-game series from Feb. 29-April 2, with the first matchup scheduled for Friday at 4:00 p.m.
Delaware's Alex Buchholz, brother of former Retriever Matt Buchholz was also named a Ping! Baseball Spotlight player, for the week of Feb. 11.
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March 12, 2008 UMBC Baseball Wins Second Straight, Down Georgetown, 10-9
March 11, 2008 UMBC Baseball's Fowler Named Conference Player of the Week
March 6, 2008 Saturday Baseball Game vs. Manhattan Postponed
March 5, 2008 UMBC Baseball Bats Come Alive in 18-6 Decision over Navy
March 2, 2008 UMBC Baseball Falls in Series Finale, 23-0, to Army
February 29, 2008 UMBC Baseball Drops Season-Opener, 4-3, to Army
February 27, 2008 2008 UMBC Baseball Outlook
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