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 tenth Team of the Week of the 2015 season.
Games of April 13-19, 2015
C Greg Myers, So. Rowan
Myers batted .533 (8-for-15) with half his hits going for extra bases (double, two triples, home run). He score four times with three RBI in four games. Myers tied the Rowan program record with two triples in a game versus Stockton.
1B Davey Casciola, Jr., Cal Lutheran
Casciola helped propel the Kingsmen into first place this weekend after batting .643 (9-for-14) with nine RBIs, three doubles, a triple and three runs scored in a three-game sweep over Occidental.
2B Josh Krumwiede, Sr., Illinois College
In five games this week, Krumwiede batted .565 (13-for-23) and drove in 11 runs, helping Illinois College to a four-game sweep of Knox. The senior had three extra-base hits, including a home run, and slugged .783. In the field, Krumwiede had 23 chances without an error and turned two double plays.
SS Ryan Dorow, So., Adrian
Dorow had a monster series against Trine this week batting .615 (8-for-13) with seven runs, two doubles and two solo home runs. He reached base 64.3 percent of the time with a 1.231 slugging percentage. Dorow also excelled in the field with no errors in 21 chances including three double plays turned.
3B Brian Tougher, Sr., La Roche
Tougher had a .786 (11-for-14) batting average and reached base 13 times in a 4-0 week for La Roche. He scored six runs and drove in three. Tougher handled all his chances in the field without an error.
OF Michael Goerdt, Sr., Coe
Goerdt set a school record and tied IIAC record with three home runs against Central. He batted .625 (10-for-16) on the week with two doubles to go with four home runs. Goerdt scored seven times with four RBI.
OF Jason McCormick, So., Immaculata
McCormick was the catalyst for a 5-0 week for Immaculata, including four wins in conference play which gives them nine straight CSAC victories to put them in first place with two weekends remaining. He went 9-for-12 (.750) with seven runs scored, five RBIS, one double, one triple, one home run, two stolen bases, and four walks. He lead every game with a hit, including a lead off home run in Saturday's 5-3 win.
OF Conrad Ziemendorf, Jr., Cortland St.
Ziemendorf batted .632 (12-for-19) in a 6-0 week for the top-ranked Red Dragons. He had two homers, four doubles, a triple, 14 RBI, 13 runs scored, a .741 on-base percentage and 1.263 slugging percentage.
DH Anthony Spivey, Jr., Huntingdon
Spivey batted .625 (5-for-8) for the Hawks last week. He drove in five runs and scored two. With a double and a home run, Spivey slugged 1.125.
SP Conner Johnson, Jr., Castleton State
In his first start of the season, Johnson recorded his second career no-hitter to lead the Spartans to a 1-0 victory over Colby-Sawyer in extra innings. The right-hander faced 27 batters in eight innings of work with just two walks while striking out five to pick up his first win of the season.
SP Mike Richardson, So., Salem St.
Richardson fired a no-hitter to lead Salem State to a 1-0 victory in the first game of a MASCAC doubleheader against Framingham State. Richardson struck out six while allowing only one Framingham State player to reach base on third inning walk.
SP Cameron Yen, Jr., Pomona-Pitzer
Yen was one pitch from a perfect game before settling for the first no-hitter in head coach Frank Pericolosi's 13-year tenure at Pomona-Pitzer in a 13-0, seven-inning win over Caltech. He retired the first 20 batters in order, going to a three-ball count only twice in the first six innings. With two outs and the count full, he missed the outside corner by inches for ball four before coming back to strike the next batter out (his tenth of the game).
RP Matt Fedor, Jr., Western New England
Fedor had a hand in four of WNE's five CCC wins, recording a win in relief and earning three saves. He struck out five batters and did not allow a walk in five innings. He saved both ends of a twinbill vs Salve Regina, 7-4 and 3-2, then worked 1.1 scoreless innings to beat Wentworth 4-3. Then he entered the second game vs the Leopards with the tying run on deck, but induced a game-ending double play to preserve a 6-4 win.