Boston, Mass.—UMBC baseball freshman Christian Torres (Miami, Fla./Miami Senior) was named America East Rookie of the Week, the conference announced Tuesday. The Miami native had a big week for the Retrievers, helping them to a pair of wins over Hartford this weekend.
Torres batted .400 this week, going 6-15 from the plate with four runs scored and two RBI. He had an on base percentage of .438 and slugged .467.
He shined in the weekend set against Hartford with a pair of multiple hit games, including a 3-4 day in game one with two RBI and a double.
For the season, Torres is batting .287 with 25 hits, ten runs scored and 14 RBI.
UMBC returns to the diamond this weekend with an America East series against rival UMass Lowell at Alumni Field. The Retrievers and River Hawks will play a double header on Saturday, April 22 starting at 3 p.m. with a single game on Sunday, April 23 at 1 p.m.