The Team of the Week is D3baseball.com's weekly honor roll, in its seventh 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 sixth Team of the Week of the 2018 season.
Games of March 12-18 2018
C Michael Goodrich, So., Trinity (Tex.)
Goodrich led fifth-ranked Trinity to a 4-0 week that included a three-game SCAC series sweep at home against Southwestern over the weekend. Goodrich went 6-11 (.545) at the plate in his three games, though he did all of his damage in the series against the Pirates. Playing in two of the three SCAC games, Goodrich hit .750 (6-8) with a double and three home runs, as well as piling up five runs scored and eight RBI.
1B Christian So., Aldrich, Thiel
Aldrich went 7-for-13 at the plate in four games with four doubles, two home runs, and drove in eight runs. The Tomcats split non-conference doubleheaders against Mt. Aloysius College and #18 Baldwin Wallace University.
2B Brett Hoberman, SUNY Canton
Hoberman hit .455 (10-for-22) with two doubles, three runs and drove in three runs while adding a stolen base as the Roos went 3-2 over spring break. He finished with multi-hit outings in four of his five games including a 3-for-5 performance with a double, one run and 2 RBI in an 11-7 win v. Gallaudet.
SS Chris Seibert, Sr., Wesley
Seibert hit .647 (11-for-17) with three home runs, eight RBIs, eight runs scored and three doubles in a 4-2 week for the Wolverines. Seibert registered at least one hit in all six games and scored at least once in five of the six games. For the week, he reached base at a .700 clip and slugged 1.353. Additionally, he tied Wesley's career home run record with 21 homers.
3B Nathan Patton, So., Dallas
In four games, including the SCAC-opening series, Patton reached double figures for hits (10-for-18) with a double, two home runs, five RBIs, and four runs scored. The sophomore third baseman smacked his first career long balls in the first SCAC matchup with No. 20 Centenary College.
OF Jacob Bockelie, Sr., Pacific Lutheran
Brockelie finished the Whitworth series with a .750 batting average (9-for-12), four runs scored and three RBIs, helping the Lutes take over first place in the NWC standings. His only home run was a walkoff in the 13th inning. He had a hit in every game of the series along with a .824 on base percentage.
OF Sean Guida, Sr., Roanoke
Guida hit .615 (8-for-13) in a 3-0 week for the Maroons. He added five extra base hits (two doubles, a triple and two home runs). Guida scored four tines with six RBIs.
OF Will Welsh, Jr., Lancaster Bible
Welsh had an incredible spring break week for the Chargers, as he helped LBC to a 6-0 record. Welsh hit .647 (11-for-17), while posting a .760 OBP and a 1.412 slugging percentage. He smashed four home runs, drove in 18 runs and scored 14 more to go with seven walks.
DH Quinn Smith, So., Berry
Smith hit .500 on the week, as he led the Berry's offense. Smith rounded out the week hitting .500, while adding six RBIs and four runs, as well as boasting a .750 slugging percentage for Berry.
SP Chase Almaguer, Sr., Austin
Almaguer tossed a no-hitter against Blackburn to improve to 3-0 on the year, as the 'Roos rolled past the Beavers 12-1 in Almaguer's lone start of the week. Almaguer allowed one unearned run after a baserunner reached on an error, but blanked the Beavers otherwise with three strikeouts and only two walks.
SP Matt Mulhearn, So., Webster
In his only start this past week against No. 11 College of St. Scholastica, Mulhearn pitched seven innings and allowed just two hits and no runs, while walking one and striking out a career-high 7 batters. He had a no-hitter for 5.1 innings against CSS and allowed just two hits in Webster's 6-3 win.
SP Tyler Peck, Jr., Chapman
Peck started the Panthers first no-hitter since 1973, tossing 7.1 no-hit innings and striking out 10 batters against Whittier Unfortunately took the loss after a few defensive miscues in the eighth. The no-hitter was completed by Mason Collins.
SP Nick Roberti, Jr., Washington College
Roberti tossed a no-hitter in the Shoremen's 13-0 win over Bethany on Friday in game two of a doubleheader. Roberti had four strikeouts and did not walk a batter. He retired the last 13 Bethany hitters, had five 1-2-3 innings out of seven and overcame four errors by the Shoremen defense. It was the Shoremen's first no-hitter since March,4, 2012.
RP Robbie Carrillo, So., Mass.-Dartmouth
Carrillo came up big in both of his outings this week for the Corsairs. He tossed a perfect frame against Benedictine including two strikeouts to help the team to a 9-2 triumph. After UMass Dartmouth had overcome a 3-0 deficit to take a 4-3 lead in extra innings, Carrillo went two innings and struck out three to earn the win as the Corsairs split the doubleheader with Clarkson (N.Y.) at one apiece.