Christian Garcia Named NACC Baseball Position Player of the Week

Rockford University junior catcher Christian Garcia was named the NACC Baseball Position Player of the Week Tuesday morning when the conference released its first set of baseball awards for the 2020 season. This marks the first time Garcia has been honored by the NACC with a weekly award during his collegiate career.

Christian Garcia had an incredible opening weekend to help lead Rockford to a 4-0 start to the season. Garcia hit .615, with a .688 on-base percentage and a 1.385 slugging percentage. He opened the weekend with four-hit performance that included two home runs, three runs scored and four runs driven in. He then concluded the weekend by going 3-for-4 with a home run, a double, a run scored and three runs driven in. For the week, Garcia tallied eight hits, three home runs, one double, five runs scored, eight runs driven in and three walks.

The Rockford University baseball team returns to the diamond on Saturday, March 7 to face Bluffton University. First pitch is set for 10 AM central time in Fort Myers, Florida.

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