Finlandia’s Senclair honored

HANCOCK – Finlandia University freshman baseball player Ricardo Senclair was named rookie of the year by the Association of Division III Independents in awards released Tuesday.

Senclair, an outfielder from El Paso, Texas, hit .319 for the Lions this season, leading the team in batting average, at-bats, hits, doubles, triples and total bases.

Senclair was one of four Finlandia players named to the all-independent second team alongside senior first baseman Drew Covington (Ecorse, Mich.), junior third baseman C.J. Lepisto (Hancock) and sophomore outfielder Ken Lane (Knoxville, Tenn.)