Boston, Mass.—UMBC baseball freshman Joey Goodwin (Rockville, Md./Good Counsel) has been named America East Rookie of the Week, the conference announced on Tuesday. Goodwin helped the Retrievers to a 2-2 week, improving the team record to 7-15, 4-2 AE and into a tie for first in the conference.
Goodwin helped the Retrievers to a pair of wins against Binghamton last weekend. The Rockville native hit .500, going 5-10 from the plate with a pair of runs scored and a pair of RBI. He slugged .600 with one double and a .615 on base percentage starting in every game.
The Retrievers are back in action this weekend with a three-game set against Fairleigh Dickinson. The Retrievers will host the Knights with a single game on Saturday at 6 p.m. and a double header consisting of two seven inning games on Sunday starting at noon.
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