Altoona’s Corey Chamberlain tabbed as AMCC Player of the Week

Corey Chamberlain

Penn State Altoona Student-Athlete Corey Chamberlain

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NORTH BOSTON, N.Y. — Penn State Altoona infielder Corey Chamberlain, of Claysburg, was chosen as the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference’s (AMCC) Player of the Week on March 11.

Chamberlain was the Lions’ top hitter last week, including posting four multi-hit performances in Penn State Altoona’s final seven games in the RussMatt Central Florida Invitational.

In Penn State Altoona’s 4-0 victory over Anna Maria College on March 4 Chamberlain went 2-for-4 with two doubles, one run batted in, and one run scored. He followed that up with a walk in the Lions’ 10-1 loss to Calvin University on March 5 then went 2-for-3 with a double, two runs scored, and two walks in a 7-6 victory over Albion College on March 7.

Penn State Altoona split a doubleheader with Chatham University on March 8. In game one, a 7-4 loss, Chamberlain went 1-for-2 with his first home run of the season, two walks, one RBI, and one run scored. He finished 2-for-3 in game two, a 4-3 victory, with an RBI and a run scored.

The Lions wrapped their week up on March 9 with a doubleheader against Roger Williams University. Chamberlain hit 2-for-2 with two RBI, two walks, a double, and a run scored in game one, which resulted in a 7-5 loss. He went 1-for-2 with two walks and two runs scored in game two, another 7-5 loss for Penn State Altoona.

On the week, Chamberlain batted .526 (10-for-19) with nine walks, eight runs scored, six RBI, four doubles, and a home run. He compiled a .679 on-base percentage and slugged .895.

Among all hitters in the AMCC, Chamberlain currently ranks first in walks (11) and doubles (6), second in on-base percentage (.595) and slugging percentage (.742), and third in batting average (.452) through 11 games.

Penn State Altoona baseball is 4-7 overall. The Lions’ next game is Tuesday, March 19, when the team will hold its home opener with a single, nine-inning game against Hobart College starting at 2 p.m.