BRSN Announces Athlete of the Week: Junior First Baseman Cole Rutherford
The BRSN team selects one Cornell athlete each week whose performance stood out among their peers both within the Big Red athletic community and the Ivy League.
RELEASE: ITHACA, NY — Junior first baseman Cole Rutherford has been named the BRSN Athlete of the Week. He batted an amazing 11-for-14 on the weekend, including a monster 7-for-7 performance at the plate on Sunday, to help lift the Big Red to three victories in the team’s set of doubleheaders against Columbia. On Saturday, Rutherford hit his team-leading fifth home run of the year and posted a total of three RBI’s. He then achieved his perfect day on Sunday with three run-scoring doubles to lead Cornell in a sweep of the Lions. Rutherford also earned his second Ivy League Player of the Week honor for his outstanding play over the weekend.