Richardson Named Player of the Week & Locke Named Rookie of the Week

Richardson Named Player of the Week & Locke Named Rookie of the Week

Whitingham, Vt. – The Thomas College baseball team picked up two of the three North Eastern Athletic Conference East Division weekly honors as junior Jeff Richardson has been named NEAC East Player of the week and freshman Tim Locke has been named NEAC East Rookie of the Week.

As a leadoff hitter Richardson batted .500 in eight conference games this week. Richardson scored 7 runs and had 2 RBI's. As good as he was at the plate; he was even better defensively making a number of outstanding defensive plays to help Thomas to four wins and the second seed in the NEAC East Tournament.

Locke pitched six innings striking out four against Husson University this week for his third win of the season. The freshman allowed just one earned run while scattering six hits and walking one to solidify the second seed in the upcoming NEAC East Tournament.

The Terriers will finish their 2012 regular season with a matchup against crosstown rival Colby.