Pennypacker, Sliva-Wynne Receive NEAC Baseball Weekly Honors

Pennypacker, Sliva-Wynne Receive NEAC Baseball Weekly Honors

GANSEVOORT, N.Y. - The North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) has announced Mason Pennypacker and Austin Sliva-Wynne as its Student-Athlete of the Week selections in baseball for the week ending March 10.

Mason Pennypacker (Pottstown, Pa.) from Penn State Berks has been named NEAC Baseball Player of the Week after going 11-for 18 at the plate during the Nittany Lions’ spring break trip. The junior right fielder batted .611 in six games with two doubles, four RBIs, six runs scored and three stolen bases. He also drew five walks as Penn State Berks went 3-3 on the week. Pennypacker finished the week with a .696 on-base percentage and a .722 slugging percentage.

Austin Sliva-Wynne (Richmond, Texas) from Gallaudet University has been selected as the NEAC Baseball Pitcher of the Week with a 6-3 complete game win over Wilson College on March 10. The Bison’s sophomore pitcher limited Wilson to three earned runs and six hits in seven innings of work. Sliva-Wynne issued just one walk and stuck out a career-high 11 batters in his only pitching appearance of the week. In addition to his work on the mound, he also had a double and a run scored in the win.  

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The North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) has 12 NCAA Division III member institutions which include: Cazenovia College, College of Saint Elizabeth, Gallaudet University, Keuka College, Lancaster Bible College, Pennsylvania College of Technology, Pennsylvania State University – Abington, Pennsylvania State University – Berks, SUNY Cobleskill, Morrisville State, SUNY Polytechnic Institute, and Wells College. Associate members are: Cedar Crest College (W Swimming), D’Youville College (W Lacrosse), Hilbert College (M&W Lacrosse), Medaille College (M&W Lacrosse), Rutgers University – Camden (M Golf), and Wilson College (M Volleyball). The NEAC has partnered with the North Atlantic Conference in the sport of men’s tennis and with the Colonial State Athletic Conference in the sport of Field Hockey. For more information, please visit: www.neacsports.com.