INDIANAPOLIS – Ellis Foreman of Valparaiso has been named Horizon League Pitcher of the Week after striking out 11 and hurling a complete-game shutout of Wright State in his first start of the season. Trey Ganns of Northern Kentucky hit .524 with 10 extra base hits, including three home runs and seven doubles, and has been named Horizon League Batter of the Week.
BATTER OF THE WEEK | TREY GANNS | NORTHERN KENTUCKY | JUNIOR | LHP/INF | BURLINGTON, KY.
Ganns hit .524 across five games this week. Ten of his 11 total hits were for extra bases including seven doubles and three home runs for a 1.286 slugging percentage. The junior added nine RBI, eight runs scored and a .545 on-base percentage. He went 3-for-5 with two doubles, a home run and four RBI at Ohio State on Wednesday. He then batted 4-for-5 with two doubles, two home runs, three runs scored and five RBI in game one of a doubleheader against Valparaiso. Against UIC on Sunday, Ganns went 4-for-7 with three doubles and three runs scored across both games of the doubleheader. He also pitched 12.0 innings across two starts with just seven hits and three runs allowed.
2017 Batters of the Week
Feb. 20 – Andrew Kendrick, Youngstown State
Feb. 27 – Andrew Kendrick, Youngstown State
March 6 – Dalton Varsho, Milwaukee
March 13 – Lorenzo Arcuri, Youngstown State
March 20 – Jake Richmond, Northern Kentucky
March 27 – Scott Ota, UIC
April 3 – Andrew Kendrick, Youngstown State
April 10 – Trey Ganns, Northern Kentucky
April 17 – Seth Gray, Wright State
April 24 – Trey Ganns, Northern Kentucky
PITCHER OF THE WEEK | ELLIS FOREMAN | VALPARAISO | RHP | R-SR. | ROUND ROCK, TEXAS
Foreman made his first start of the season on Sunday and threw a complete-game shutout in a 9-0 victory over Wright State. He matched a career-high with 11 strikeouts and did not issue any walks in a masterful performance. Foreman earned the win to improve to 2-1 on the season.
2017 Pitchers of the Week
Feb. 20 – Danny Sexton, Wright State
Feb. 27 – Connor Ryan, UIC
March 6 – Zane Collins, Wright State
March 13 – Jake Dahlberg, UIC
March 20 – Zane Collins, Wright State
March 27 – Danny Sexton, Wright State
April 3 – Reid Birlingmair, UIC
April 10 – Jake Dahlberg, UIC
April 17 – Reid Birlingmair, UIC
April 24 – Ellis Foreman, Valparaiso