ORONO, Maine -- Baseball third baseman Eric White (Brewer, Maine) was named the America East Player of the Week on Monday, May 13. He led the Black Bears to a pair of wins and the 2013 America East Regular Season Title over the weekend. It is the third time this season the White has garnered America East Player of the Week honors.
White hit .538 on the week with seven hits in 13 at-bats. He scored two runs and drove in four. He had two doubles on the week and hit his team-leading fifth home run of the season. White finished the weekend with a .923 slugging percentage and a .571 on-base percentage. He was 2-for-2 in stolen bases and finished with a perfect 1.000 fielding percentage.
White went 3-for-5 in Maine's lone game on Saturday afternoon. In the second game of a doubleheader on Sunday, White went 4-for-6 with two runs scored and four RBI. He hit his team-leading fifth home run of the season in the second inning on Sunday. He had a RBI single in the top of the third inning. He doubled to right field in the top of the fifth inning and had a two-run double in Maine's eight-run 10th inning.
White and the Black Bears play a pair of non-conference games when they travel to Boston College on Tuesday, May 14 and then host Holy Cross in Sanford, Maine on Wednesday, May 15. The game against the Crusaders starts at 6 PM at Goodall Park. Maine closes out the 2013 regular season when it hosts UMBC for a three-game series on May 17 and 18. They two teams will play a doubleheader on Friday beginning at 4 PM and a single game on Saturday at 1 PM.