Apr 11, 2019
Haverhill, MA (April 10, 2019) - Sophomore Leo Romero (Lawrence,MA) of Northern Essex Community College baseball team has been named the National Junior College Athletic Association baseball player of the week for the week April 1-7 as announced today by the NJCAA.
For the week, in which the Knights went a perfect 3-0, Romero went 9 for 11 at the plate for an .818 average that included 13 RBI's and three home runs.
Romero and the Knights are set to return to the field tomorrow at Massasoit. They will stay on the road Friday at Holyoke before returning home on Saturday to host CCRI in a double header beginning at 2:30.
Northern Essex Community College competes as a member of the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) and sponsors nine varsity intercollegiate sports including baseball, men's basketball, golf, softball, women's volleyball, men's and women's cross country and men's and women's track and field. For more information on Northern Essex Community College Athletics please visit the official website of Northern Essex Athletics (www.neccknights.com).