Penn's McGeagh and Saint Joseph's Kennedy win weekly honors

Matt McGeagh and Matt Kennedy win Philadelphia honors
The Philadelphia Baseball Review released its College Player of the Week awards for the period ending April 23.

Penn junior third baseman Matt McGeagh was named the Philadelphia Baseball Review's Hitter of the Week while Saint Joseph's freshman right-handed pitcher Matt Kennedy was named Philadelphia Baseball Review's Pitcher of the Week.

The Philadelphia Baseball Review names winners each Monday throughout the college season.

McGeagh finished the week for the Quakers 6-for-19 (.316) with nine RBIs, four runs scored, a pair of doubles, a triple, and a homer. He leads Penn on the season in RBIs (36) and slugging percentage (.511).

Kennedy tossed 6 1/3 innings for the Hawks in a 2-1 road loss to Rhode Island. He didn't allow a hit until the seventh and allowed just one run, though unearned. He struck out a pair and didn't walk a batter.

Founded in 2006, the Philadelphia Baseball Review covers all aspects of baseball in Philadelphia region.

Previous College Player of the Week Honors:
Feb. 19 | Ben Faso (La Salle) and Ryan Doty (Villanova)
Feb. 26 | Chase Arnold (La Salle) and Mitchell Holcomb (Penn)
March 5 | Brian Dudeck (La Salle) and Tim Brennan (Saint Joseph's)
March 12 | Chris Adams (Penn) and Justin Aungst (Saint Joseph's)
March 19 | Charlie Concannon (Saint Joseph's) and Tim Brennan (Saint Joseph's)
March 26 | Matt O'Neill (Penn) and Ryan Doty (Villanova)
April 2 | Ben Faso (La Salle) and Tim Brennan (Saint Joseph's)
April 9 | Ben Faso (La Salle) and Jonathan Rosero (Villanova)
April 16 | David Gulati (Villanova) and Tim Brennan (Saint Joseph's)
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BY PATRICK GORDON
Managing Editor
pgordon@philadelphiabaseballreview.com

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