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Hibberd and Klein named Baseball Players of the Week Blog  Horizon League · @ · March 21, 2011

INDIANAPOLIS – Wright State junior Jake Hibberd and Youngstown State senior Phil Klein have been named Horizon League Baseball Players of the Week for the period of March 14-20.

Hibberd picked up Batter of the Week accolades for the first time this season after going 6-for-13 (.462) with four RBIs and two runs in three games over the weekend. He also registered a .846 slugging percentage and .533 on-base percentage for the Raiders.

The infielder, a native of Miamisburg, Ohio helped Wright State go 2-1 at Southeast Missouri last week.    

Klein notched Pitcher of the Week honors for the first time this season after helping the Penguins pick up a 7-1 win over Toledo on Sunday. He allowed just one run and three hits in eight innings.

The right-hander, a native of Gahanna, Ohio, carried a no-hitter into the sixth inning and didn’t allow a base-runner until the fifth, striking out a career-high 13 of the 29 batters he faced.

Wright State will face Xavier on Tuesday, while Youngstown State will play Penn State-Behrend.  Both games are scheduled for 3pm ET.

Other Horizon League top performers (March 14-20)
Griffin Richeson, Butler, Jr, IF -- 0-4 record, 3GP, 4-for-10, 1 R, 4 H, 3 RBI
Anthony Sambula, Cleveland St, Sr, IF -- 3-1 record, 4GP, 8-for-19, 4 R, 8 H, 3 RBI, 1 2B, 1 3B
Travis Miller, Cleveland State, Sr, RHP -- 1 App, 3-1, 7.0 IP, 1 H, 8 SO
Paul Joenecke, Milwaukee, Jr, C -- 1-3 record, 4GP, 6-for-15, 2 R, 6 H, 2 RBI
Eric Semmelhack, Milwaukee, So, RHP -- 1 App, 1-3, 9.0 IP, 1 W, 4 H, 3 SO
Alex De LaRosa, UIC, So, IF -- 3-0 record, 3GP, 5-for-10, 3 R, 5 H, 3 RBI, 1 2B
Charlie Weinberg, UIC, So, RHP -- 1 App, 3-0, 7.0 IP, 7 H, 8 SO
Damon McCormick, Valparaiso, Sr, RHP -- 1 App, 1-2, 9.0 IP, 3 H, 5 SO
Michael Schum, Wright State, Jr, RHP -- 2 App, 2-1, 5.2 IP, 1 W,  2 H, 2 SO
David Leon, Youngstown State, Jr, IF -- 2-3 record, 5GP, 8-for-19, 2 R, 8 H, 3 RBI, 1 3B, 1 HR

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