The Coastal Plain League announced today that Andrew Ciufo of the Wilmington Sharks was named Hitter of the Week, while Savannah’s Nolan Daniel earned Pitcher of the Week honors for the second week of the CPL regular season (June 6-12). CPL Players of the Week are brought to you by Trackman Baseball, providing players and coaches next-generation analytical data all season long.
Ciufo, a junior infielder at Georgetown, played in five games for the Sharks on the week, finishing with a league-best 11 hits to go with a .524 average. He racked up four doubles and two home runs, while driving in eight RBIs and scoring six runs of his own. He also tacked on a pair of walks and three stolen bags for good measure. Overall, Ciufo led the league with a 1.000 slugging percentage to go with a .565 on-base percentage and 1.565 OPS.
Meanwhile, Daniel made the most of his time out of the pen for the Bananas, making three appearances in relief, earning a save and finishing the week with a clean 0.00 ERA. In 6 2/3 innings on the mound, the 6-4, 245-pound senior righthander from Purdue surrendered just three hits and a pair of runs – both unearned – to go with two walks and 11 strikeouts. Daniel also featured a WHIP of 0.79 and an impressive K/9 of 15.63.
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The Coastal Plain League, brought to you by FloSports, is the nation’s premier summer collegiate baseball league. Now in its 26th season in 2022, the CPL features 14 franchises playing in Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia. To date, the CPL has had over 1,700 alumni drafted and 155 alums make their Major League debut – including 2017 ALCS MVP, 2017 World Series champion, 2011 AL MVP and Cy Young award winner Justin Verlander, as well as 2017 NLCS MVP Chris Taylor. For more information on the Coastal Plain League, please visit the league website at www.coastalplain.com, and be sure to follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and TikTok @CPLBaseball.