Cam Esposito of the baseball team and Rylie Benoit-Nobis of the women's lacrosse team are the Hood College Athletes of the Week for February 27, 2017.
Esposito went 5 for 10 in an opening day split with Catholic University. He went 2 for 5 with one run scored in the season opener, then went 3 for 5 and doubled in the nightcap. It was his final hit, a single with two outs in the seventh, that beat the Cardinals 8-7 and prevented the game from ending in a tie due to lack of daylight.
Benoit-Nobis made nine saves, caused two turnovers, and added a ground ball in a 12-8 win in Hood's home opener against Southern Virginia University.