PHILADELPHIA - Following one of the best statistical weeks of his career, senior Tom Grandieri has been named both the Big 5 and Ivy League Player of the Week, as announced yesterday.
The senior right fielder was the catalyst for the Quakers 4-1 week on the diamond. Grandieri recorded a hit, scored a run and had an RBI in each of the team's last five games. He also had four multi-hit games and three multi-RBI contests on the week. In the Quakers' first Ivy game of the season, against Brown, Grandieri went 3-for-3 and scored three times He also added two RBI on home run in the fifth to put the Red and Blue up 7-6, in a game they went on to win 8-6.
On the week he hit .476 (10-21), scored eight times, hit two doubles and raked three home runs. The senior also had a team-high eight RBI and 21 total bases for a 1.000 slugging percentage in five games. This marks the second time in his career he has been named Ivy Player of the Week, but the first time he has received Big 5 honors.
Grandieri and the Quakers return to action on Saturday when they travel to Harvard to matchup with the Crimson for a doubleheader beginning at noon.