Neal Allar '08
Junior Neal Allar posted a .483 batting average and belted three homers last week

Allar Named NESCAC Player of the Week

March 26, 2007

AMHERST, MA – Amherst College junior Neal Allar (Floyds Knobs, IN) was named the NESCAC Baseball Player of the Week for his performance at the plate during the Lord Jeffs’ spring break trip in Fort Myers, FL.

Allar posted a .483 batting average last week (14-for-29) and is currently riding a six-game hitting streak. In Amherst's four wins, he batted .625 (10-for-16) and had 15 RBIs, including a 4-for-4 performance against Fredonia State in which he hit a double, grand slam and a pair of singles for 7 RBIs and three runs, leading the Jeffs to their first win of the season. In seven games last week, Allar hit three homers, two doubles, a triple and eight singles, scoring 11 runs and driving in 18.

The Jeffs (4-5) return to action Thursday for a match-up with Westfield State at 3:30 p.m. and will begin conference play Friday, when they take on Wesleyan University at 3 p.m.