Immediate Release –Sports
March 22, 2017
Sinclair outfielder earns OCCAC Baseball Player of the Week honors
By Nicholas Huenefeld/OCCAC Sports Information
Dayton, Ohio---Justine Barnes (Lakeland), Racquel Ward (Cuyahoga), Brandon Henson (Sinclair) and Jorge Datil (Edison St) comprise the group of four student-athletes who earned player and pitcher of the week recognition in the OCCAC for baseball and softball the week of March 13-19.
OCCAC Baseball Player of the Week
Brandon Henson, Sinclair C.C.
Henson, a freshman outfielder for Sinclair Community College, went 6-for-8 (.750) last week while helping to lead his team to three wins over Ohio State - Lima and Muskegon Community College.
He produced seven runs, one double, three triples, one home run, three RBI and two walks. His selection marks the third straight week a Sinclair baseball student-athlete has earned player of the week recognition following Azim Qadri on March 12 and Sean Darmafall on March 5.
Henson is now batting .487 (19-for-39) this year with 17 runs, two doubles, five triples, one home run, 11 RBI, eight walks and three stolen bases. He is getting on base at a .560 clip and slugging .872. He leads the team in slugging, on base percentage, batting average, triples, hits and runs.
Sinclair is 12-3 overall this year and currently ranked 15th in NJCAA Division II. The Pride will travel to Keyser West Virginia this weekend for a three game series against Potomac State College of WVU.