RUTHERFORD, N.J. – Felician University sophomore Jason Polgano (Bronx, N.Y./Cardinal Spellman) has been chosen as the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) Baseball Player of the Week for the period ending Mar. 27, the CACC announced on Monday. Polgano earned the award for the first time in his career.
Polgano, a 6-foot-1 first baseman and pitcher, batted .471 (8 for 17) and slugged 1.059 in a 4-0 week for the Golden Falcons. He had five extra base hits, including two home runs, scored six runs, and drove in seven. He was also the starting and winning pitcher in a CACC victory at Nyack College on Mar. 22, striking out nine batters in five innings.
More information is available at http://caccathletics.org/sports/bsb/2015-16/photos/Baseball__Weekly_Report_6.pdf.
In 24 games this season, Polgano is batting .337 with three home runs, 19 runs scored, and 16 runs batted in. he also owns a team-high 12 walks for a .429 on-base percentage. On the mound, he is 2-0 in four appearances with a 3.66 earned-run average. Polgano is a 2014 graduate of Cardinal Spellman High.
Polgano was named the CACC Pitcher of the Week for the period ending Mar. 13.
Felician baseball is guided by 13th-year head coach Chris Langan of Hazlet. Polgano and the Golden Falcons (11-13, 4-0 CACC) are next in action today, when they host Dowling College in non-conference action at the Lyndhurst Recreation Complex.
Felician University, the Franciscan University of New Jersey, is a liberal arts, coeducational Catholic university founded in 1942 and sponsored by the Felician Sisters. True to its mission, Felician University welcomes a diverse student population and embraces its educational needs. With campuses in Lodi and Rutherford, New Jersey, Felician University 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 University also sponsors 14 varsity intercollegiate sports that compete at the NCAA Division II level.