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SLIAC Players of the Week - April 21

SLIAC Players of the Week - April 21

This week's SLIAC Players of the Week include Paige Ashley from Eureka College, Jeff Barlow from Webster University, Isaac Behme from Webster University, Kelci Flener from Spalding University, Anthony Harris from Iowa Wesleyan College, Jon Hughes from Webster University, Marissa Lewis from Webster University, Emily Osborne from Principia College Matt Wallis from Fontbonne University, and Lyssa Winslow from Principia College.

SLIAC/DIAMOND SPORTS BASEBALL HITTER OF THE WEEK
Matt Wallis, Fontbonne University

Wallis, a junior outfielder from St. Louis, Mo., is this week's Diamond Sports Player of the Week. Wallis hit .562 on the week with two home runs and seven runs batted in. Wallis went 9-for-16 at the plate with six runs scored and two doubles with an on-base percentage of .667. He recorded a hit in all five games on the week with three multi-hit games.

 

SLIAC/DIAMOND SPORTS BASEBBALL PITCHER OF THE WEEK
Isaac Behme, Webster University

Behme, a junior from Harrisburg, Ill., earned Diamond Sports Pitcher of the Week honors after a complete game win over second-place Spalding University. Behme went nine innings in the win, allowing just one run and four hits while striking out 13 batters.

 

 

SLIAC SOFTBALL HITTER OF THE WEEK
Paige Ashley, Eureka College

Ashley, a junior infielder from East Peoria, Ill., helped her team to four wins on the week as she hit .526 with one home run and six runs batted in. Ashley picked up a hit in all six games on the week including three multi-hit games. She finished the week 10-of-19 at the plate with six runs scored and a slugging percentage of .789.

 

SLIAC SOFTBALL PITCHER OF THE WEEK
Kelci Flener, Spalding University

Flener, a sophomore pitcher from Louisville, Ky., is the Pitcher of the Week for the third consecutive week. Flener went 4-1 last week with a 0.72 earned-run average. Flener went nine innings, allowing just four hits while striking out seven, in a 3-2 loss to Fontbonne. She followed by picking up a win in relief in the second game of the double header. On the week Flener limited opponents to just 15 hits in 29 innings while striking out 28.

SLIAC MEN'S GOLFER OF THE WEEK
Jon Hughes, Webster University

Hughes, a freshman from Gardner, Kan., is the SLIAC Men's Golfer of the Week. Hughes tied for fourth in last week's Rhodes Invitational. He shot a two round score of 152, including a 74 in his second round. For the tournament he finished +8 and averaged 76 strokes per round.Hughes also tied for the tournament high in eagles and was third in pars made.

 

SLIAC WOMEN'S TENNIS PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Marissa Lewis, Webster University

Lewis, a junior from Owasso, Okla., has been named the SLIAC Women's Tennis Player of the Week for the third time this season. Lewis went undefeated on the week, winning both her singles and doubles match in dual match against Westminster College. Lewis won singles 6-0, 6-1 at the top spot and followed with a #1 doubles win of 8-4.

 

SLIAC MEN'S TRACK AND FIELD PLAYER OF THE WEEK
(Field) Jeff Barlow, Webster University

Barlow, a freshman from St. Louis, Mo., set a pair of personal records last weekend at the Millikin Big Blue Invitational in earning Player of the Week honors. Barlow set a personal best in the discus with a distance of 28.28 meters, placing 9th, and in the shot put with a distance of 10.66 meters, placing 8th.

 

SLIAC MEN'S TRACK AND FIELD PLAYER OF THE WEEK
(Track) Anthony Harris, Iowa Wesleyan College

Harris, from St. Louis, MO., recorded three top three finishes in last weekend's William Penn Statesman Relays. Harris placed first in the 200-meters with a time of 22.26, the fifth best time in the conference this season. He placed second in the 100-meters with a time of 10.82, the fourth best time in the conference and added a third place finish in the 4x100-meter race. His time in the 100-meters was the fourth fastest in program history while the 200-meter time was tied for fourth fastest in program history.

SLIAC WOMEN'S TRACK AND FIELD PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Lyssa Winslow, Principia College

Winslow, a junior, had three top three finishes at the Rose-Hulman Twilight Meet. Winslow finished second in both the hammer throw and discus and added a third place finish in the shot put. Winslow threw a distance of 42.70 meters in the hammer, 35.34 meters in the discus and 11.84 meters in the shot put.

 

SLIAC WOMEN'S TRACK AND FIELD PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Emily Osborne, Principia College

Osborne, a senior from Bow Island, B.C., took first place in the 3000-meter steeplechase at the Rose-Hulman Twilight Meet. Osborne bested her previous personal best time by nearly 20-seconds, finishing in 12:05.07 which is the top time in the conference this season.

 

SPECIAL MENTION

  • Rai'an Harris, Westminster College (Softball) Harris tied a team record for RBI in a game with six. Harris was 2-for-3 with two home runs and six RBI in a win over MacMurray last week.
  • Cody Litwiller, Eureka College (Baseball) Litwiller had a pair of three hit games last week, going 3-for-5 with two home runs and three RBI against Blackburn and 3-for-6 with four RBI against Principia.
  • Adam Rolph, Principia College (Track) Rolph took first-place in the 800-meters at the Rose-Hulman Twilight Meet. His time of 1:54.02 was a personal best and set a stadium record in the event.