Incoming 2019 DiamondDawg and Delaware freshman first baseman Joseph Carpenter has been named CAA Rookie of the Year, Carpenter started all 54 games and led Delaware with a .300 batting average, a figure that ranked second among all CAA freshmen. The Blue Hens’ first baseman contributed 10 doubles, four triples, five homers and was second on the team with 37 RBI’s. He put together a 24-game hitting streak during the season and closed the year by reaching base safely in 43 of his last 45 contests.

Way to go Joey!