February 26, 2013

D3baseball.com Team of the Week

The Team of the Week is D3baseball.com's weekly honor roll, in its second season of recognizing the top performers at each of nine positions from the previous week. Players are selected from nominations from their school's sports information directors. This is the second Team of the Week of the 2013 season.

Through games of February 18-24, 2013

C Nick Bunce, Sr., Brockport St.

Bonce batted .500 (4-for-8) with two doubles for the Golden Eagles. He hit a game-winning RBI double in the ninth inning to upset No. 7 Kean. Bonce played error-free defense, throwing out 75% of the runners attempting to steal.

1B  Andrew Creamer, Jr., Shenandoah

Creamer drove in five runs in a 6-for-8 (.750) week for Shenandoah. He hit his first home run of the season to go with five singles for a 1.125 slugging percentage. Creamer had a walk-off single against Susquehanna.

2B  Tim Wilson, Jr., Linfield

Wilson batted .438 (7-for-16) with two doubles and two triples to lead the Wildcats to a perfect 4-0 record at the Cascade/Northwest Conference Baseball Challenge. Linfield's leadoff hitter posted at least one hit in every game and racked up a team-high 13 total bases.

SS  John Adornetto, Sr., Cortland St.

Adornetto batted .750 (6-for-8) with a double in Cortland State's split at no. 9 Salisbury on Sunday. Adornetto walked twice and stole a base. Adornetto did not commit an error for the Red Dragons.

3B  Andrew Hacker, Sr., Bridgewater (Va.)

Hacker had a huge weekend as the Eagles swept doubleheaders from Messiah and Juniata. Hacker posted a .733 batting average with 11 hits in 15 at-bats in four games. Hacker had six RBI and scored twice.

OF  Andrew Bell, Sr., Hardin-Simmons

Bell led Hardin-Simmons to a 4-0 week. He hit .533 (8-for-15) with eight runs scored and five RBIs. Bell's only extra-base hit was a home run.

OF  Bill Pace, Sr., Neumann

Pace led the team with five RBI, including two two-run singles, in a doubleheader sweep at Va. Wesleyan. Pace batted .571 (4-for-7) for the week.

OF Pat Hirschberg, Jr.,  Trinity (Tex.)

Hirschberg, the SCAC Offensive Baseball Player-of-the-Week, led Trinity to a 3-1 record over the past week, including two wins in a three-game SCAC series against Austin. He hit .429 (6-for-14), picking up three runs and six RBI for the Tigers. He hit three home runs, a double, and a triple in the four games, as well as drawing a pair of walks.

DH  Michael Lascomb, Fr., Immaculata

Lascomb batted .571 (4-for-7) for the week. Lascomb drove in the go-ahead run in the season-opening 2-1 win over Rutgers-Newark a sacrifice fly in the top of the tenth inning. He hit his first career home run in the second game, a 5-4 loss.

SP  Martin Henderlite, So., Lynchburg

Henderlite, the ODAC Pitcher of the Week, helped lead the Hornets to a doubleheader split. Henderlite allowed two hits and two walks in the complete game shutout. Henderlite sat down 16 straight Spartans to finish out the game.

SP  Stephen Bonser, Sr., Washington (Mo.)

Bonser threw a complete-game two-hitter in his first start of the season as Washington (Mo.) earned a 3-2 win over No. 10 Webster in 10 innings Saturday. Both hits came in the third inning, before Bonser shut down the Gorloks for the final seven innings to earn his 12th career win.

SP Chris Chismar, Sr., New Paltz St.

Chismar struck out 15 batters on Friday in New Paltz State's season-opening, 2-0 win over Baruch. In a no-decision, He scattered three hits, walked three and held the Bearcats scoreless over six innings.

RP  Chris Moyer, Sr., Averett

Moyer appeared in three games, earning a win in two. Moyer allowed six hits and one run over 10 innings for an ERA of 0.90. Moyer struck out eight and did not allow a walk.

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