STEPHEN BULL NAMED CORVIAS ECAC BASEBALL PLAYER OF THE WEEK
April 17, 2014
CENTERVILLE, Mass. - The awards continue to pile up for senior Stephen Bull (Millsboro, Del.) this week as he was named a Corvias ECAC Baseball Player of the Week. The honor is the fourth of the week for the outfielder after he was named NCAA Player of the Week, Louisville Slugger Player of the Week by Collegiate Baseball and MEAC Player of the Week over the past three days.
His was named Co-Player of the Week for the South with College of Charleston junior infielder, Gunner Heidt
The honor comes after he went 15-for-22 across a five-game span. Bull claims the award after hitting .681 to lead the Hawks to their first three-game win streak since 2012. The senior fell just four hits shy of the NCAA Division I record for most consecutive hits after he was 10-for-10 between four games.
He is currently riding a 21-game hit streak that dates back until March 2nd and has multi-hit games in four of his last six contests.
He highlighted last week with a 5-for-5 performance against Navy, where he had two RBI and one run to lead the Hawks to their first sweep of the Midshipmen in program history. Bull was also 4-for-4 with three runs in Saturday's 6-5 victory over Norfolk State. He finished the NSU series going 9-for-12 with two doubles and six runs.
Courtesy of his phenomenal week, Bull saw his batting average rise .78 points from .258 to .336. He was also a force in centerfield with several big catches in the gaps. He posted 19 putouts altogether, including a season-high eight on Wednesday in the Hawks' 8-7 win vs. Navy.
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