WILLIAMSVILLE, N.Y. - May 8 - Erie Community College baseball player Mike Wagner (Williamsville, N.Y./St. Mary's) was named the Region III Male Athlete of the Week Monday by the league office. Wagner, a sophomore pitcher/infielder, struck out 17 batters while allowing five hits in ECC's 3-2 win over Hudson Valley CC in the Region III Tournament this past weekend. Wagner, who was also named Region III Athlete of the Week April 23, improved his pitching record to 6-0. He also went 6-of-14 at the plate for the week with a double and a home run. Wagner is also the region’s top hitter with a .460 batting average.
Wagner and the Kats will attempt to repeat as Region III Tournament champions this weekend at Veterans Memorial Park in Little Falls, N.Y. ECC opens the tournament against Jamestown CC at 3:30 p.m. Friday.