The Team of the Week is D3baseball.com's weekly honor roll, honoring performers at each position from the previous week. Players are selected from nominations from their school's sports information directors. This is the seventh Team of the Week of the 2017 season.
Games of March 20-26, 2017
C Jo Stickney, Sr., Ferrum
Stickney helped Ferrum to a sweep of USA-S rival Piedmont. Stickney batted .636 (7-for-11) with three runs scored and three RBIs. He had four extra-base hits (three doubles and a home run) for a slugging percentage of 1.182.
1B Colman Hendershot, So. New York University
Hendershot hit .636 (7-for-11) this week while driving in six runs as the Violets went 2-1 in three gams. Three of the sophomore's seven hits were extra base hits (1.182 SLG%), including a two-run home run in NYU's 6-5 victory over St. Joseph's (Brooklyn) on Thursday. Hendershot also walked three time and reached base at a .714 clip last week.
2B Steven Figueroa, Sr., Cortland State
Figueroa batted an impressive .692 (9-for-13) with four walks, six RBI and six runs scored in a 4-0 week for the Red Dragons. He also handled 18 fielding chances (eight putouts, 10 assists). Figueroa finished the week with a .765 on-base percentage and .923 slugging percentage.
SS Ryan Dorow, Sr., Adrian
Dorow continued his torrid hitting during Adrian's 2-0 week that included a home sweep over Olivet to open MIAA play, leading the team in hits (5), batting average (.625), on-base percentage (.625) and slugging (1.125). He tied the school mark for career home runs (25) in the fifth inning of a game one win over the Comets.
3B Jack Clark, Sr., Kalamazoo
Clark drove in four runs and scored five times on five hits (11 at-bats). For three games his slash line was .455/.600/.818. He stole three bases during the week.
OF Trenton Buchhorn, Sr., Texas-Tyler
Buchhorn went off last week with eight RBIs and 10 hits (.588 batting average) for the Patriots during a four-game week that included an ASC sweep at Ozarks. Five of his hits went for extra-bases as he hit four doubles and a home run (1.000 slugging percentage).
OF Ethan Pawlak, So., Allegheny
In eight games, Pawlak hit .552 (16-for-29) with five extra base hits, 10 runs scored, and 12 RBIs. Additionally, he walked four times to just two strikeouts, while ending the week with a stellar 1.468 OPS. He had two or more hits in six of the team's eight games on the week, including a pair of three-hit performances. Defensively, Pawlak was perfect in 23 chances in center.
OF Chuck Probst, Jr., Gettysburg
Probst turned in an outstanding week at the plate in a 5-1 week for the Bullets, hitting .522 (12-for-23) and smacking four home runs, including a pair of grand slams, while posting a 1.261 slugging percentage. Probst has batted safely in all 19 games this season and is riding a 22-game hitting streak, dating back to last season.
DH Jameson Collins, Sr., St. Joseph's (Maine)
Collins enjoyed a huge offensive weekend, as the senior hit .615 (8-for-13) with a 1.154 slugging percentage while driving in 10 runs in four victories for the Monks.
SP Jonathan Stepp, So., Blackburn
Stepp pitched the first no-hitter in Blackburn hstory, in a 7-0 win at Eureka. He faced the minimum as three Eureka baserunners that reached via two errors and one walk were erased by a pickoff and two double plays. Stepp set down six batters via the strikeout.
SP Troy Terzi, Jr. Keystone
Terzi fired a complete game shutout on Tuesday and allowed just two hits to lead Keystone to a 6-0 victory at #25 Kean. The junior righty allowed just one walk and one extra-base hit while striking out seven batters in the dominating performance against the Cougars.
SP Nolan Watson, Sr., Occidental
Watson threw the 20th no-hitter in Occidental history in a seven inning 16-0 mercy-rule win on Friday. Watson struck out six batters and had just three walks. Only four Stags reached base all game.
SP Paul Wolfram, Jr., Pacific
In game two of a NWC doubleheader, Wolfram pitched a complete game, limiting Lewis & Clark to a second inning single. He also struck out a career-high 10 batters to improve his record to 4-3. No runner for Lewis & Clark moved into scoring position in the dominating performance.
RP Trevor Griffin, Sr., Trinity (Texas)
Griffin led Trinity (Texas) to a key comeback win over Our Lady of the Lake on Tuesday, which was the only game of the week for the Tigers. Griffin sat down 19 consecutive hitters after coming on in relief in the third inning, allowing the offense to get on track with seven runs in the seventh and eighth to complete the come-from-behind win. Griffin entered the game with two outs in the third, and the Tigers trailing 3-0 already. He proceeded to throw 6.1 perfect innings, striking out eight batters, and earning his first win of the season.