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Alvernia’s Ben Dubas and Nicholas Marotta Named MAC Players of the Week

Mar 28, 2018 • by Alvernia University
Ben Dubas (L), and Nicholas Marotta

ANNVILLE, Pa. Alvernia University’s Ben Dubas and Nicholas Marotta swept the MAC Commonwealth Baseball Players of the Week awards for the period of March 19-25.

Dubas earned Player of the Week, while Marotta was named Pitcher of the Week.

Ben Dubas (Sr., OF / Mechanicsburg, Pa.) batted .400 (4-for-10) and slugged .600 with two doubles, two runs scored and an RBI in a 2-1 week. Dubas opened the week going 1-for-4 with a walk, an RBI double and a run scored in a 7-5 setback to Kean. The senior responded by going 3-for-6 with a double and an RBI in doubleheader sweep against conference foe Messiah.

Nicholas Marotta (Jr., P / Manalapan, N.J.) threw six shutout innings to earn the win in a 1-0 victory over conference foe Messiah. Marotta earned a combined shutout while allowing just five hits, three walks and struck out six batters.

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