LU's Boza and EC's Cuda Receive Weekly Baseball Spotlight
Lynn's Anthony Boza and Eckerd's Joey Cuda have been recognized as Sunshine State Conference Baseball Players of the Week.
PLAYER OF THE WEEK -- Lynn senior C/DH Anthony Boza (Miami, Fla.) led the No. 27 Fighting Knights to a 3-1 weekly mark, including a conference sweep against Florida Tech. He batted .600 with 10 RBI and two runs scored. Posting a .647 on-base percentage, Boza tallied two home runs and a double en route to a 1.067 slugging percentage. He opened the week by going 2-for-4 with an RBI double in a 3-2 loss to Division I Florida Atlantic. After driving in a run in an 8-4 win in the series opener versus Tech, he went 6-for-8 with two home runs and eight RBI in Saturday’s doubleheader. In a 15-6 game two victory, Boza hit a grand slam in the fourth inning after the Panthers had taken a 4-2 lead. He then belted a three-run shot in the third inning of a 7-6 win in the finale, again halting a Panther rally that had put the squad ahead 4-2 in the top half of the frame.
PITCHER OF THE WEEK -- Eckerd senior Joey Cuda (St. Petersburg, Fla.) did not allow an earned run in 8.2 innings of the Tritons’ 4-1 SSC win over Rollins. Cuda scattered six hits with no walks and struck out a career-high 14 batters.
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