Bryan Cipolla Named CAA Player Of The Week

April 18, 2005
By ODU Athletics
ODU Sports

April 18, 2005

NORFOLK, VA--The Colonial Athletic Association named sophomore first baseman Bryan Cipolla (Plainview, NY.) this week's Player of The Week.

Cipolla hit .667 (8-12) with three doubles, a homer, three runs scored and eight runs batted in as the Monarchs won two of their three CAA games at Towson over the weekend.

Cippola keyed a four-run ninth inning rally in Friday's 6-5 victory, smacking a two-run single to tied the game, and then coming across to score the winning run. In Saturday's 16-9 win over the Tigers, Cipolla was 4-for-5 with a homer and five RBI. Cipolla, who had atleast two hits in all three games is hitting .349 for the seasons and leads the CAA with 57 runs batted in. He leads the team with six homers and is second on the team with 32 runs scored. Cipolla is also tied for the league lead in doubles with 16.

Senior outfielder Evan Chipman (Raleigh, NC.) is tied for the CAA lead in triples with Five and is third in steals with 17. Kyle Dubois (Virginia Beach, VA.) is third in the CAA with 54 strikeouts In 46 innings, while Dana Arrowood (Arlington, VA.) is fifth with 52 in 63 innings.

The Monarchs hit the road Wednesday afternoon in Washington, DC when they play George Washington.