Alum Chris Phelan named Skyline Player of Week
Posted Thursday, April 30, 2009 by Mrs. Phelan
Heeman and Phelan Named Skyline Pitcher and Rookie of the Week
- Both pitchers pick up first weekly Skyline awards to wrap up regular-season -
Lawrenceville, N.J. - Senior pitcher Tom Heeman (Valley Streak, N.Y./Hewlett) and freshman pitcher Chris Phelan (Patchogue, N.Y./Patchogue-Medford) were named the Skyline Conference Pitcher and Rookie of the Week for baseball on Monday, April 27th.
Heeman, a senior right-hander, turned in a strong effort against St. Joseph’s as the Rams secured the top seed for the Skyline Conference tournament. In the opener against the top-hitting team in the conference, Heeman gave up just one earned run over 7.2 innings. He scattered seven hits and struck out four while earning his sixth win of the season.
Phelan, a freshman right-hander, returned to his hometown and surrendered just five hits and one run over six innings to help the Rams complete the St. Joe's sweep and earn the top seed in the conference tournament. In just his third start of the season, Phelan struck out five and walked just one in improving his record to 2-1.
The Skyline Conference Weekly Reports for spring sports are announced by the Conference on Monday nights. Reports (including players of the week and statistics) are available to view on the Skyline website at www.skylineconference.org.