Tettemer named UAA Baseball Hitter of the Week

Ryan Tettemer '17 (photo by Mike Broglio / Sportspix.com)
Ryan Tettemer '17 (photo by Mike Broglio / Sportspix.com)

WALTHAM, Mass. — Brandeis University senior centerfielder Ryan Tettemer of Westfield, Mass., has been named University Athletic Association Hitter of the Week for the week ending April 30.

Tettemer went 6-for-12 in three games out of the leadoff hole for the Judges last week as the Judges went 1-2. He drove in two runs and scored two more while stealing two bases. In a 4-1 win at Western New England University on April 27, Tettemer went 3-5 with the game-winning hit, a two-run triple in the top of the ninth inning on which he scored on an error. He was 2-3 with a double in a 9-0 loss at Trinity College on April 28, and on April 30, he led off the game with a double, stole third and scored on a groundout for Brandeis's lone run in a 2-1 loss at Rhode Island College.

Overall this season, Tettemer leads the Judges with 13 RBI and ranks second in batting average (.291), extra-base hits (6) and slugging percentage (.407). Overall for his career, Tettemer is a .275 hitter with 39 RBI and seven home runs. The Judges are scheduled to play their home finale this afternoon against Amherst College at 5 p.m., with their final contest at UMass Dartmouth Wednesday at 3:30 p.m.

Tettemer is a 2013 graduate of Suffield Academy.