LEWISBURG, Pa. – Following a strong performance over the weekend at the Patriot League Championship Series, Bucknell senior Sam Clark has been named Fifth Quarter Fresh Bison Athlete of the Week. Clark was 5-for-8 with three home runs, four RBIs and three runs scored.
Clark, a First Team All-Patriot League selection, was 2-for-4 with one home run and one run scored in game one of the championship series. In game two, the senior was 3-for-4 with two homers, three RBIs and two runs scored.
Clark was impressive in the postseason, landing a spot on the Patriot League All-Tournament Team. Clark was 8-for-15 with three home runs, six RBIs and four runs scored. The senior also carried a .529 on-base percentage and 1.200 slugging percentage.
This season, Clark hit a team-best .318 with nine home runs, 37 RBIs and 28 runs scored, while leading the Bison with 20 multi-hit and 10 multi-RBI outings.
Clark concluded his Bison career as a .276 hitter with 31 doubles, 12 home runs and 59 runs scored. He ranks 11th all-time in games played (162) and games started (151), 20th in hits (151) and 15th in doubles (31).
Clark, along with classmates Mike Castellani, Tommy Gambon, Danny Rafferty, Alex Salen, Jack Schoenberger and Brett Smith, concluded their careers with 94 victories and three Patriot League Tournament appearances, winning the league title in 2014.
HR x 2 pic.twitter.com/vDDZhu7kIa— Bucknell Baseball (@Bucknell_BB) May 20, 2017