The Team of the Week is D3baseball.com's weekly honor roll, in its fourth 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 third Team of the Week of the 2015 season.
Games of Feb. 23-March 1, 2015
C Buddy McCoy, Sr., Texas-Tyler
McCoy led the Patriots with a .545 average (6-for-11), tying for the team lead in hits with six. He also finished the weekend series against Mary Hardin-Baylor with three doubles, two runs-scored, and two walks. McCoy was perfect behind the plate with 32 chances.
1B Tiras Koon, Sr., Willamette
Koon batted .545 (6-for-11) in Willamette's series at George Fox, helping the Bearcats win the series, 2-1. He hit three home runs, scored five times and recorded seven RBI. He also walked twice.
2B Landon Packard, So., Pacific Lutheran
Packard was a force at the plate for Pacific Lutheran over the weekend, going 5-for-8 (.625) with four walks in three games. He hit a pair of doubles and scored a team-best five runs.
SS Bill Munson, So., Rhodes
Munson hit .667 on the weekend (6-for-9) with five runs scored and four RBI. The sophomore had four doubles and six stolen bases on the weekend to add to his league lead in both of those categories. The Houston, Texas native also played errorless baseball at shortstop on the week.
3B Jordan Freeman, Sr., Huntingdon
Freeman led Huntingdon to a sweep of conference rival Greensboro on the weekend. He batted .500 (8-for-16) with seven extra-base hits (five doubles, two home runs). Freeman scored six times and drove in ten runs.
OF Jeremy Druffel, Jr., Whitworth
Druffel recorded three multi-hit games against Whitman, finishing the three-game series 7-for-12 (.583) with five RBI and seven runs scored. He also walked twice, posting an on-base percentage of .688 for the weekend. He had three extra-base hits (one double, two triples).
OF Michael Evan, Fr., Concordia (Texas)
Evan led Concordia (Texas) at the plate last week with a .615 batting average (8-for-13) with two doubles, a triple and five RBI. The Cameron, Texas, native slugged .923 and reached base at a .625 clip. Evan, who helped the Tornados run their winning streak to six games, increased his team-leading batting average to .425.
OF Alec Raley, Jr., Huntingdon
Raley drove in eight runs in a week that he batted .600 (9-for-15). He doubled twice for a .733 slugging percentage. Raley also scored six runs.
DH Chris Werr, Sr., Ramapo
Werr batted .667 (6-for-9) as he helped lead the Roadrunners to a 2-0 opening weekend in Fayetteville, NC at the Bobcats Invitational. He tallied five RBI in two games with two runs scored and two doubles.
SP Emilio Calderon, So., Kean
Calderon tossed eight innings of one hit (single), shutout ball to open the season against No. 19 Eastern Connecticut State. He allowed one walk and struck out five.
SP Kyle Rossman, So., Pacific Lutheran
It took Kyle Rossman only 90 pitches, 60 of which were strikes, to toss a complete-game, one-hit shutout against Pacific on Sunday. The sophomore transfer allowed a base hit to the second batter of the game and then faced 27 straight batters without allowing another. He finished the day with one walk and one hit batter to go with eight strikeouts.
SP Andrew Stull, Jr., Rose-Hulman
Stull allowed just one hit, a seventh inning opposite way single, with eight strikeouts to lead Rose-Hulman past Mount Union 6-1 in their season opener. Stull struck out eight, allowed no runs and walked one over eight innings of work.
RP Lincoln Jones, Sr., Franklin
Jones recorded a pair of saves in one-run situations last weekend as the Grizzlies won three of four games against Augsburg. The right hander struck out three batters in 2.2 innings in his two appearances. Jones recorded five outs to seal Franklin's 8-7 win in the nightcap on Friday. He then came back by pitching a scoreless seventh inning to preserve a 5-4 win in the opener on Saturday.