Martinez Bats .583, Named NECC Rookie of the Week

Martinez Bats .583, Named NECC Rookie of the Week

ATTLEBORO, Mass. - Nighthawks freshman Javi Martinez (Saugus, Mass.) batted .583 (7-for-12) this week in three games and has been named New England Collegiate Conference Rookie of the Week, for the week ending on April 8, as announced by the NECC Office on Monday.

Martinez started the week with a 2-for-5 performance on Thursday at Lasell College. On Saturday in a doubleheader against Lesley, Martinez went a combined 5-for-7 including a double and a run scored as the Nighthawks handed the Lynx their first in conference loss of the season in game two.

Martinez is on a five-game hitting streak and has reached base safely in 22 straight games. The Nighthawks are scheduled to face Lesley on Wednesday at 4:00 at Bunker Hill Community College and Anna Maria on Thursday at 7:00, from the New England Baseball Complex. Then, the Nighthawks open a three-game set this weekend at Southern Vermont.