Mar 22, 2016
Scranton, PA - The Lackawanna College Athletic Department is honored to announce that Zach Lopatka, an outfielder / pitcher on the 2016 baseball team, was named the Eastern Pennsylvania Athletic Conference Athlete of the Week.
Lopatka was honored for his performance during a seven game stretch last week when he hit .400 with eight hits in twenty at-bats. Of those eight hits, four were doubles and two were home runs. He also drove in seven runs and scored nine times. In addition to his hitting performance, Lopatka was the winning pitcher in the second game of Lackawanna's doubleheader victory over Queensborough Community College. In that contest, he hurled 5 1/3 innings yielding two runs, only one of which was earned, on four hits. He struck out seven.
Lopatka is a resident of Exeter, Pennsylvania and a 2015 graduate of Wyoming Area High School.