Sinclair outfielder earns OCCAC Baseball Player of the Week honors

Sinclair outfielder earns OCCAC Baseball Player of the Week honors

Immediate Release –Sports

March 22, 2017

Sinclair outfielder earns OCCAC Baseball Player of the Week honors

By Nicholas Huenefeld/OCCAC Sports Information

Dayton, Ohio---Justine Barnes (Lakeland), Racquel Ward (Cuyahoga), Brandon Henson (Sinclair) and Jorge Datil (Edison St) comprise the group of four student-athletes who earned player and pitcher of the week recognition in the OCCAC for baseball and softball the week of March 13-19.

OCCAC Baseball Player of the Week
Brandon Henson, Sinclair C.C.

Henson, a freshman outfielder for Sinclair Community College, went 6-for-8 (.750) last week while helping to lead his team to three wins over Ohio State - Lima and Muskegon Community College.

He produced seven runs, one double, three triples, one home run, three RBI and two walks. His selection marks the third straight week a Sinclair baseball student-athlete has earned player of the week recognition following Azim Qadri on March 12 and Sean Darmafall on March 5.

Henson is now batting .487 (19-for-39) this year with 17 runs, two doubles, five triples, one home run, 11 RBI, eight walks and three stolen bases. He is getting on base at a .560 clip and slugging .872. He leads the team in slugging, on base percentage, batting average, triples, hits and runs.

Sinclair is 12-3 overall this year and currently ranked 15th in NJCAA Division II. The Pride will travel to Keyser West Virginia this weekend for a three game series against Potomac State College of WVU.