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.