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Diamond Sports Hitter of the Week
Michael Puckett Jr., Fontbonne University
Michael Puckett Jr. closed out his final week of collegiate baseball by hitting .500 with one home run and four runs batted in over a three-game weekend series to take weekly honors. He had a hit in all three games including a three-hit performance in the second game. Puckett also drove in at least one run in all three games. He finished the series going 5-for-10 at the plate with a .900 slugging percentage. 

Diamond Sports Pitcher of the Week
Luke Summers, Fontbonne University
Luke Summers picked up his 4th Pitcher of the Week award this season after putting together another dominant outing for the Griffins. Summers, a junior, worked 7 innings while allowing just one run on two hits and striking out 8. The win was the 11th of his season. 

Diamond Sports Baseball Hitter of the Week
Eric Meyer, Spalding University

Meyer, a junior from Frankfort, Ky., led the Golden Eagles to a doubleheader sweep of Iowa Wesleyan last week. He was 4-for-5 in the two games with two runs batted in and three stolen bases. He went 3-for-4 in game one and reached base in every at bat in game two; with one hit and two walks. He finished with a batting average of .800 and a .778 on-base percentage. 

Diamond Sports Pitcher of the Week
Luke Summers, Fontbonne University

Summers was dominant in two outings for the Griffins last week. He won both starts, working a complete game each time out and totaled 21 strikeouts in just 16 innings while allowing no runs. His first game saw him throw 7 innings of four-hit ball with 11 strikeouts while his next outing had him going a full 9 innings, allowing only three hits while striking out 10. He walked just two batters on the week and now as 10 wins on the season.

DIAMOND SPORTS BASEBALL HITTER OF THE WEEK - APRIL 22
Eric Meyer, Spalding University

Meyer powers his way to the Player of the Week award after hitting four home runs last, tying the Spalding program record for home runs in a season during the NCAA era. Meyer, a junior infielder, hit a long ball in four separate games last week, helping the Golden Eagles to five conference wins. He also drove in 10 on the week while hitting .400 and finished with a 1.100 slugging percentage. Meyer had three multi-hit games and three games of three RBI as well. 

DIAMOND SPORTS BASEBALL PITCHER OF THE WEEK - APRIL 22
Peyton Hood, Spalding University

Hood came on in relief to secure a win for the Golden Eagles. Hood entered the game in the first inning, with his team trailing, and went on to throw 6 1/3 scoreless innings while allowing just one hit. He struck out 12 in the game as Spalding fought their way back to victory. 

SLIAC/Diamond Sports Baseball Hitter of the Week
Branden Beeler, Westminster College
Beeler picks up his second Player of the Week award this season after hitting .500 with one home run and seven runs batted in over four games for the Blue Jays last week. In addition, he scored seven runs and finished with a .579 on-base percentage with a slugging percentage of 1.000. Beeler popped a grand slam in the Blue Jays win over Greenville and tallied two three-hit games on the week.

SLIAC/Diamond Sports Baseball Pitcher of the Week
Matt Mulhearn, Webster University
Matt Mulhearn takes home the weekly conference award after an impressive complete game shutout victory over Iowa Wesleyan. Mulhearn, a junior from Chicago Heights, Ill., worked nine full innings, limiting the Tigers to just two hits. He struck out 12 in the game, a career-high, while the complete game shutout marks his first nine-inning complete game. He also moved into 9th place on the program's career strikeout list.

SLIAC/Diamond Sports Baseball Hitter of the Week - April 8, 2019
Ryan Clavin, Westminster College
Ryan Clavin is this week's Diamond Sports Hitter of the Week after leading the Blue Jays to three conference wins. Clavin, a sophomore from St. Louis, Mo., hit .500 over four games on the week with two home runs while driving in nine. Clavin had multiple hits in three games with a high of three hits in a game one win over Iowa Wesleyan. That same game Clavin hit a home run and finished with six runs batted in. His numbers for the week included a .526 on-base percentage and a 1.063 slugging percentage.

SLIAC/Diamond Sports Baseball Pitcher of the Week - April 8, 2019
Luke Summers, Fontbonne University
Luke Summers receives the Pitcher of the Week award after a record-setting week for the Griffins. Summers, a junior from St. Louis, Mo., made two starts last week, going 1-1 with a 0.69 earned-run average. He totaled 16 strikeouts in 13 innings pitched, allowing just eight hits. Summers tied the program record for career wins with his 17th and became the school's career leader with 202 strikeouts.

SLIAC/Diamond Sports Baseball Hitter of the Week
Garrett Wilson, Spalding University
Garrett Wilson claims his first weekly award of the season after helping the Golden Eagles to a pair of conference wins last week. Wilson, a junior outfielder, hit .429 in the doubleheader sweep of MacMurray. He started the day by going 2-for-3 with 2 RBI and 2 stolen bases in game one and concluded the day with another hit and RBI in game two. He finished the week going 3-for-7 at the plate with one run scored, three runs batted in, and three stolen bases.

SLIAC/Diamond Sports Baseball Pitcher of the Week
Ian Cassidy, Westminster College
Cassidy worked 7 innings in a 3-1 win over Webster. The senior held the Gorloks to just five hits with one unearned run. He struck out 11 in the complete game win, which marked his second win of the season. 

SLIAC/Diamond Sports Baseball Hitter of the Week 
Branden Beeler, Westminster College
Beeler, a junior catcher for Westminster, is the Baseball Hitter of the Week. He hit .556 over four games for the Blue Jays, going 10-for-18 at the plate. He finished with 3 multi-hit games and drove in at least one run in all four contests; finishing with 8 runs batted in on the week. He also scored 7 runs and recorded a 1.056 slugging percentage. Beeler had a high of 4 hits against Rutgers-Camden.

SLIAC/Diamond Sports Baseball Pitcher of the Week
J.D. Theile, Eureka College
J.D. Theile picks up the conference Pitcher of the Week award after notching a win in his only start of the week. Theile, a freshman from Bloomington, Ill., worked eight shutout innings while picking up a win over Monmouth (Ill.) He allowed just 3 hits in the start, allowing no runs while striking out 7 and walking just 1. 

SLIAC/Diamond Sports Baseball Hitter of the Week
Eric Meyer, Spalding University
Eric Meyer grabs Hitter of the Week honors after going 8-for-13 in a three-game series against Thomas More and hitting a walk-off home run for Spalding in their only win of the series. Meyer, a junior from Frankfort, Ky., hit .615 over the weekend series, scoring 5 runs and driving in 10 while hitting 3 long balls. 

SLIAC/Diamond Sports Baseball Pitcher of the Week
Adrian Santiago, Webster University
Santiago, a senior from Chicago, Ill., was a key member for the Gorloks last week as he made three appearances out of the bullpen. Santiago recorded the win against Rhode Island, working two innings of relief and allowing just two hits with two strikeouts. He came back two days later to record a save in the Gorloks win over #9 ranked UMass-Boston, throwing three innings and striking out five while allowing no hits. He closed out his week with another save, working 2/3 of an inning against Benedictine (Ill.). On the week he struck out 7 in 5 2/3 innings and allowed just two hits and no runs.

SLIAC/Diamond Sports Baseball Hitter of the Week
Jonathan Hoevelmann, Fontbonne University
Jonathan Hoevelmann powered the Griffins offense, which averaged over nine runs per game, to five wins last week. The senior from St. Louis, Mo. hit .522 on the week while scoring 11 runs. He put together three multi-hit games including a four-hit effort against Trine. Hoevelmann scored a run in all five wins while also adding two home runs and four RBI in the six games. He also swiped 10 bases and struck out just twice while drawing four walks.

SLIAC/Diamond Sports Baseball Pitcher of the Week
Luke Summers, Fontbonne University
Luke Summers, a junior, continued his dominance on the mound for the Griffins in picking up the conference's weekly pitching award. Summers tacked on two more wins last week including a complete game win over St. Scholastica. In that outing, he went 7 innings and allowed just one run and two hits while striking out 11. In his earlier start in the week Summers worked 7 innings and allowed no runs while striking out 11. For the week he finished with a 0.64 earned-run average and 22 strikeouts compared to just two walks in 14 innings pitched.

SLIAC/Diamond Sports Baseball Hitter of the Week - March 4
Ben Swords, Webster University
Swords, a sophomore from Freeport, Ill., was a driving force for the Gorloks offense this week; accounting for five of the team's 12 runs over four games, including three wins. He hit .333 on the week, going 6-for-18, with an on-base percentage of .400 and a slugging percentage of .722. He hit two home runs, along with one double, while driving in five runs. Swords hit a walk-off three-run home run in the bottom of the 10th against Buena Vista.

SLIAC/Diamond Sports Baseball Pitcher of the Week
Sean Beaver, Webster University
Sean Beaver, a sophomore from San Diego, Calif., is the Pitcher of the Week after making two appearances for the Gorloks last week. He started against Transylvania, working 7 scoreless innings while striking out eight. Just four days he later he came in relief against Buena Vista, throwing 3 2/3 innings and allowing just one hit while striking out nine. On the week he allowed no runs and just eight hits in 10 2/3 innings pitched while striking out 17 and walking only two.

SLIAC/Diamond Sports Baseball Hitter of the Week - Feb. 25
Jackson Penrod, Fontbonne University
Jackson Penrod claims this week's SLIAC Hitter of the Week award after helping the Griffins to a pair of wins over Nebraska Wesleyan over the weekend. Penrod, a senior from O'Fallon, Ill., hit .625 in the doubleheader, going 5-for-8 at the plate with a double. He drove in two runs and stole a base as he was part of the Griffin offense that drove in a total of 15 runs in the two games.

SLIAC/Diamond Sports Baseball Pitcher of the Week - Feb. 25
Zach Jones, Spalding University
Zach Jones, a junior at Spalding University, is this week's SLIAC Pitcher of the Week. Jones, from Louisville, Ky., picked up the win in the Golden Eagles 2-0 victory over Case Western Reserve. Jones went 8 2/3 innings, allowing no runs and just four hits while striking out 12. He held the opponent without a hit for the first 6 2/3 innings while recording a career high in strikeouts.

SLIAC/Diamond Sports Baseball Hitter of the Week - Feb. 18
Stephen Strong, Principia College
Strong, an infielder with Principia, claims the season's first Hitter of the Week award. The junior from Plano, Texas went 6-for-8 in two wins for the Panthers last week. He delivered three hits in both games, scoring a total of three runs while driving in five. Strong went 3-for-5, including a double, in the season opener while driving in one run. Strong followed with a perfect 3-for-3 game in the second game of a doubleheader against Crowley's Ridge. He hit his first home run of the season and drove in five of the Panthers 10 runs in the win. 

SLIAC/Diamond Sports Baseball Pitcher of the Week - Feb. 18
Dillon Sievert, Spalding University
Sievert, a senior with Spalding University, started the 2019 season in impressive fashion. The native of Louisville, Ky., pitched the Golden Eagles to a win over #2 ranked Wisconsin-Whitewater in the season opener. He threw 6 2/3 innings and allowed just two runs on five hits while striking out three. Sievert also led the game off with a solo home run at the plate and finished 2-for-4 with three runs scored on the day.