May 6, 2006
WORCESTER, Mass. - Senior second baseman Tucker Frawley (New Haven, Conn.), a member of the Holy Cross baseball team, has received the 2006 Hop Riopel Award. The award was presented at the 52nd Annual Varsity Club Dinner, held at the Hogan Campus Center on Saturday, May 6.
The Riopel Award is presented each year to the most valuable player of the Crusader baseball team. Frawley, who previously won the award in both 2004 and 2005, joins Ronnie Perry (Class of 1980) as the only players in Holy Cross history to earn the honor three times.
Frawley led the team with a .380 batting average, 37 runs batted in and 10 doubles, while starting all 43 of the team's games. He also broke Perry's all-time school record for career hits with 190, and set a Holy Cross single season record with 171 at-bats in 2006.