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Big East Players of the Week

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Sophomore outfielder Junior Carlin of USF was named the BIG EAST Player of the Week after helping USF sweep West Virginia for a three game lead in the conference standings. Junior right handed pitcher Keith Cantwell of Seton Hall was tabbed the BIG EAST Pitcher of the Week after his complete-game to help sweep Georgetown.

Carlin hit .889, slugged 1.111 and had a .909 on-base percentage as USF scored a series sweep of West Virginia to build a three-game lead in the BIG EAST standings. He was 8-for-9 with a triple, three runs scored and two RBI in the series. He also contributed with two sacrifice bunts, a walk and a hit-by-pitch. After going 2-for-3 in the opener, Carlin was a combined 6-for-6 in the second and third games.

Cantwell pitched a complete-game seven-hit shutout to help Seton Hall to a series sweep of Georgetown. He struck out six batters without a walk and scattered six singles and a doubles to lead the Pirates to a 6-0 win in the second game of the series on April 25. Cantwell, who registered his second shutout of the season, improved to 5-2 with the win and lowered his earned-run average to 3.58, good for sixth in the BIG EAST.


Lance Durham, Cincinnati, 1B/OF, Jr.

8-for-19, .421 AVG, .842 SLG, 6 R, 2 2B, 2 HR, 4 RBI, Team: 4-0

Will Hudgins, Notre Dame, RHP, Fr.

0-0, 2 SV, 3.2 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 3 BB, 2 SO, Team: 3-2

Jimmy Parque, St. John’s, OF, Jr.

9-for-18, .500 AVG, .722 SLG, 4 R, 4 2B, 7 RBI, Team: 4-0

18-game hitting streak

Chris Sedon, Pittsburgh, 2B, Jr.

8-for-16, .500 AVG, 1.063 SLG, 6 R, 1 2B, 1 3B, 2 HR, 5 RBI, Team: 2-1

Phil Wunderlich, Louisville, OF, So.

12-for-23, .522 AVG, 1.217 SLG, 6 R, 4 2B, 4 HR, 14 RBI, Team: 2-3

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