Hempstead, NY - Hofstra freshman infielder Brad Witkowski was named the Colonial Athletic Association Co-Rookie of the Week for the period ending May 4. The award is the first of Witkowski's career. He shared the honor with Northeastern's Cam Hanley.

Witkowski batted .533 (8-15) with a double, two RBI’s and three runs scored over four games last week. Starting at second base in all four games, the first-year player had multiple hits in three contests, including a season-high three hits and two RBI’s in a 10-8 win over Northeastern on Saturday. He’s riding a six-game hitting streak.

Witkowski has a .328 average in 22 games this season.

The Pride return to action this Wednesday night at Wagner and then host CAA-newcomer College of Charleston this Friday through Sunday at University Field.