Adirondack outfielder Joe Simone was named Player of the Week for Week 7 of the 2017 Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League season, as announced by the league office on Monday.
In six games from July 17-23, the sophomore from Rider University posted a batting average ranked third among qualified players with double-digit at-bats, while his 12 hits, four doubles and two home runs.
Simone posted at least one hit in five of his six appearances, including three multi-hit outings. In a doubleheader against Geneva on July 21, he compiled four hits in eight at-bats, led by a 3-for-4 showing with a two-run double.
In the 12-11 extra-inning victory against Oneonta, Simone went 5-for-5 with two doubles and six RBIs.
He registered a walk-off hit with a two-run single in the bottom of the 10th inning.
Simone is the first Trail Blazer to garner a weekly award from the PGCBL this season and the first Player of the Week honoree since Alex Simone won the award in Week 5 of the 2014 season.
Trail Blazers travel to Oneonta tonight for a 7:05 game.