RUTHERFORD, N.J. – Felician College freshman Jason Polgano (Bronx, N.Y./Cardinal Spellman) has been chosen as the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) Baseball Rookie of the Week for the period ending Feb. 15, the CACC announced today. Polgano was honored as part of the first set of CACC baseball weekly awards for 2015.
After sitting out Felician's season opener on Friday, Polgano started both ends of the Golden Falcons' non-conference doubleheader against East Stroudsburg University on Saturday in Wilson, N.C. He went 3 for 7 plus two walks on the day, including a triple, a stolen base, and three runs scored.
More information is available at www.caccathletics.org/sports/bsb/2014-15/releases/BASE1.
Polgano is a 2014 graduate of Cardinal Spellman High. As a senior, he was named to the Archdiocese of New York First Team.
Also on Monday, Felician sophomore first-baseman Brennan Price (Middlesex, N.J./Middlesex) was named to the CACC Weekly Honor Roll. Women's basketball senior forward Ashley Morris (West Orange, N.J./West Orange) and men's basketball senior forward Jeyvi Miavivululu (Paterson, N.J./Paterson Catholic) were named to their sport's CACC Weekly Honor Roll as well.
Felician baseball is guided by 12th-year head coach Chris Langan of Hazlet. Polgano, Price, and the Golden Falcons (0-3, 0-0) are next in action on Thursday, when they take on Stonehill College in the first of a five-game swing in Myrtle Beach, S.C.
Felician College, the Franciscan College of New Jersey, is a liberal arts, coeducational Catholic college founded in 1942 and sponsored by the Felician Sisters. True to its mission, Felician College welcomes a diverse student population and embraces its educational needs. With campuses in Lodi and Rutherford, New Jersey, Felician College currently enrolls more than 2,100 students and offers more than 55 undergraduate and graduate programs, in the classroom and online, in the arts and sciences, business and management sciences, health sciences and teacher education. Felician College also sponsors 13 varsity intercollegiate sports that compete at the NCAA Division II and National Collegiate levels.