INDIANAPOLIS – Northern Kentucky junior Trey Ganns has been named Horizon League Batter of the Week after hitting .500, driving in seven and leading the Norse to a perfect record. Valparaiso freshman Easton Rhodehouse is this week’s Pitcher of the Week after he earned a win and a save in two relief appearances last week, including striking out seven in four spotless innings against UIC.
BATTER OF THE WEEK | TREY GANNS | NORTHERN KENTUCKY | JUNIOR | INF/LHP | BURLINGTON, KY.
Ganns led Northern Kentucky to a 4-0 weekend as he batted .500 (8-for-16) with two doubles and a home run. Ganns posted seven RBI with an .813 slugging percentage and .526 on-base percentage. In the first game of a doubleheader against Oakland, Ganns had four RBI and a home run. He went 5-for-8 with five RBI against the Golden Grizzlies on Friday.
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
May 1 – Giovanni Garbella, Valparaiso
May 8 – Mike Jordahl, Milwaukee
May 15 – Trey Ganns, Northern Kentucky
PITCHER OF THE WEEK | EASTON RHODEHOUSE | VALPARAISO | FRESHMAN | GILBERT, ARIZ.
The Valparaiso freshman entered the second game of Sunday's doubleheader against UIC with the game tied 6-6 in the sixth. He delivered four shutout innings of relief to pick up the win for the Crusaders, who prevailed 7-6. Rhodehouse retired all 12 batters he faced and racked up a career-high seven strikeouts. Rhodehouse's four innings and 55 pitches marked season highs. He hadn't gone longer than two innings since a three-inning stint on Feb. 19. Rhodehouse also played a role in Saturday's doubleheader sweep at Milwaukee, nailing down his third save of the season in the 7-4 Game 2 win.
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
May 1 – Jake Dahlberg, UIC
May 8 – Conor Bowers, Oakland
May 15 – Easton Rhodehouse, Valparaiso