March 6, 2012

Martin, Trotta named CCIW Baseball Players of the Week

NAPERVILLE, Ill. – Wheaton’s Trey Martin and Augustana’s Mike Trotta
were named the College Conference of Illinois & Wisconsin (CCIW)
Baseball Players of the Week Tuesday.

Martin, a junior first baseman/pitcher from Wheaton, Ill., and Wheaton
North High School (Interpersonal Communication major), batted .700
with two home runs, seven RBI, three runs scored and a 1.500 slugging
percentage in two games for the Thunder last week. He was 4-for-5 with
two home runs and five RBI in a 15-0 win over the U.S. Coast Guard on
March 3. Earlier in the day, Martin was 3-for-5 with two doubles in a
10-9 loss to Muhlenberg. Defensively, Martin had no errors and 13
putouts.

Trotta, a senior pitcher from Chicago, Ill., and Niles-Notre Dame High
School (Business & Marketing major), tossed a pair of complete-game
victories as Augustana went 7-2 on its recent spring trip to Florida.
Trotta worked seven innings in the first game of a double header
against Brandeis on February 22 as the Vikings won 12-0. He struck out
four and walked just one while allowing four hits. He then went seven
innings in the first game of a doubleheader against Loras on February
29. The Vikings won 9-5 as Trotta struck out nine, walked two and
scattered seven hits. He is 2-0 with a 1.29 ERA with 13 strikeouts
against just three walks.

2012 CCIW Baseball Players of the Week

Hitter of the Week
Trey Martin – Wheaton (3/6/12)

Pitcher of the Week
Mike Trotta – Augustana (3/6/12)

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