Gumm, Leonard Selected as NEAC Baseball Student-Athletes of the Week

Gumm, Leonard Selected as NEAC Baseball Student-Athletes of the Week

GANSEVOORT, N.Y. - The North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) has announced Kyle Gumm and Zack Leonard as its Student-Athlete of the Week selections in baseball for the week ending March 4. This week marks the first weekly awards for the 2018 season.

Kyle Gumm (Dallas, Texas) from Gallaudet University receives NEAC Baseball Player of the Week honors after posting a .429 batting average through eight games. Gumm, a senior outfielder, led the Bison with 11 runs and swiped seven bases. He had 12 hits, which included three doubles and one triple, drove in three runs and drew five walks. Gumm closed out the week going 3-for-4 in back-to-back games on Saturday against Dean. In addition to his performance at the plate, Gumm had 16 putouts and two assists in the field.

Zack Leonard (Quarryville, Pa.), a senior pitcher from Lancaster Bible, has been named NEAC Baseball Pitcher of the Week. Leonard began the season with a pair of terrific outings despite not earning a decision in either game. He tossed 6 2/3 innings of shutout ball at No. 12 ranked Shenandoah, allowing six hits and striking out five. Leonard had another solid outing at Hood on Feb. 27, allowing two hits and two runs, while striking out three in 4 1/3 innings of work. On the week, Leonard posted a 1.64 ERA with eight strikeouts.


The North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) has fourteen NCAA Division III member institutions which include: Bryn Athyn College, Cazenovia College, College of St. Elizabeth, Gallaudet University, Keuka College, Lancaster Bible College, Pennsylvania College of Technology, Pennsylvania State University – Abington, Pennsylvania State University – Berks, SUNY Cobleskill, SUNY Morrisville State College, SUNY Polytechnic Institute, Wells College, and Wilson College.  Associate members are: Cedar Crest College (W Swimming), D’Youville College (M Volleyball), Hilbert College (M&W Lacrosse), Medaille College (M&W Lacrosse, M Volleyball), Pennsylvania State University – Altoona (M Volleyball), and Rutgers University – Camden (M Golf). The NEAC has partnered with the North Atlantic Conference in the sports of field hockey and men’s tennis. For more information, please visit: