Baseball's O'Hara Named Ivy League Player of the Week

Harvard baseball’s junior shortstop Sean O’Hara has been named the Ivy League Player of the Week in an announcement made Tuesday afternoon.

O’Hara is joined on the weekly Honor Roll by sophomore pitcher Connor Hulse.

Harvard played its way to a 2-1 weekend at the Bright House Invitational, hosted by Stetson University in DeLand, Fla. The Crimson defeated Notre Dame in its season opener, 9-6, behind the pitching of Hulse, before defeating the host Stetson Hatters, 6-5. Harvard dropped the third game of the tournament to Kansas State, 6-1.

O’Hara batted .545 (6-11) with four doubles for a .909 slugging percentage, three RBI and a .909 on-base-percentage during the weekend. He was 3-for-3 with three doubles and three RBI against the Fighting Irish while adding two hits including a double against Kansas State. He also handled 18 of the 19 chances he had at shortstop.

Hulse came on against Notre Dame in a relief outing in the first inning against the Fighting Irish and threw 7.2 impressive innings in which he allowed three runs as the Crimson won 9-6. He struck out seven while scattering eight hits in the victory.