Chipola's Reynaldo Rivera named NJCAA Pitcher of the Week

Reynaldo Rivera
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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (April 19, 2017) - Chipola College's Reynaldo Rivera has been named NJCAA Division I Baseball Player of the Week.

Rivera, a sophomore first baseman from Toa Alta, P.R., batted .867 (13-for-15) with nine runs scored, two doubles, two home runs and nine RBIs in four games during the voting period.

He led the Indians to a perfect 4-0 week as they wrapped up the Panhandle Conference Championship.

Rivera had multiple hits in each game, including four-hit games to bookend the week. He was 4-for-5 and scored three runs vs. Tallahassee and finished the week going 4-for-4 with four RBIs vs. Pensacola State. In between, had a 3-for-3, two-homer, four-RBI outing vs. Tallahassee.