RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Felician University senior outfielder Ronnie Grant (Burlington, N.J./Burlington Township) was named the National Collegiate Baseball Association (NCBWA) Division II East Region Hitter of the Week for the period ending Mar. 12. The honor was announced on Tuesday evening, one day after Grant was chosen as the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) Player of the Week.
Grant went 7-for-11 (.636) and slugged 1.091 on the week. He was 3 for 4 on Mar. 7 as Felician defeated No. 1-ranked Nova Southeastern University, 14-10. Three days later, he went 4-for-5 with a double and two triples to lead the Golden Falcons to a 12-3 win over Caldwell University. On the week, Grant also scored four runs.
Grant is Felician's first Regional Hitter of the Week since Scott De Jong in 2014.
St. Thomas Aquinas sophomore right-hander Chris Cepeda was named regional Pitcher of the Week.