Freshman Laker Outfielder Named SUNYAC Baseball Player of the Week

FREDONIA, N.Y. – Oswego State freshman outfielder John Rauseo (Mattituck, N.Y.) has been selected as the SUNYAC Baseball Player of the Week for the week ending April 1.

John Rauseo
John Rauseo

Rauseo had a big week at the plate for the Lakers posting a .667 batting average and a 1.000 slugging percentage. In an 11-3 win over Utica, Rauseo went 3-for-3, driving in six runs and scoring three.

In Saturday’s game one win against Oneonta, Rauseo had a hand in four of Oswego State’s six runs with two runs scored and two RBI, including the eventual game-winning RBI in the top of the seventh. In game two, he went 4-for-5 to finish the day 7-for-8 in the doubleheader.

Rauseo gave the Lakers a chance in the top of the ninth to tie the game when he led off the inning with a single.

On the season, he is now batting .472 with a .667 slugging percentage.