Justin Cassinelli Honored by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association

Justin Cassinelli Honored by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association

SELINSGROVE, Pa. – Susquehanna baseball player Justin Cassinelli has been honored by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) for the week ending May 1.

The NCBWA choose a national pitcher and hitter of the week and Cassinelli was tabbed as an honorable mention hitter.

Cassinelli hit for the cycle in Sunday's 13-3 win over Elizabethtown to cap off a week in which he hit .625 with 10 hits, nine runs scored and 10 RBI's. He tallied two doubles, one triple and four homeruns for a 1.625 slugging percentage and a .650 on-base percentage.

This season, Cassinelli has started all 38 games and leads the team in batting average (.479), hits (68), runs (53), home runs (11), and is second in RBI (42). He has 14 doubles, two triples and a .838 slugging percentage.

SU will host a Landmark Conference semifinal on May 7-8 in a best-of-three format against Drew University. The team is 25-14 heading into postseason play.