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Gattinelli Named NCBWA Hitter of the Week

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Coastal Carolina junior outfielder/catcher Alex Gattinelli was named National Hitter of the Week by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) today. The NCBWA Board reviews candidates from each Division I Conference each week and names winners each Tuesday throughout the season.

The NCBWA weekly award is the third player of the week honor on for Gattinelli who was named a Collegiate Baseball National Player of the Week on Monday and earned Sun Belt Player of the Week accolades earlier today.

Last week, Gattinelli hit three home runs and drove in 13 RBIs in five games, an average of 2.