March 19, 2018 Phil Mary Mount Union Mary posted a 2-0 record during the Purple Raiders spring trip with wins over Hanover (Ind.) and Thomas More (Ky.). In two complete games Mary collected 22 strikeouts, two walks and just four runs with a 1.93 ERA. He posted a career-high 12 strickouts with one walk and one earned run against Haover. Mary struckout 10 with two earned runs and one walk versus Thomas More.
March 12, 2018 Chase Knodle Baldwin Wallace Knodle led BW to a 6-2 record over spring break. He hit .500 with three doubles, one home run, nine runs batted in and 12 runs. He was a key contributor in BW's two walk-off wins over No. 22 St. John Fisher (N.Y.) College and Bluffton University. In the 6-5 win over St. John Fisher, Knodle plated the Yellow Jackets' first run in the ninth inning, bringing the score to 5-4. In the wild 17-16 win over Bluffton, he hit his first collegiate home run and then backed things up in the ninth with the game-winning single.
March 6, 2018 Shane Fetsko Marietta Fetsko batted .538 (7-of-13) with two doubles and three RBI to help the Pioneers to 3-0 record during their opening weekend in Georgia.
March 5, 2018 Scott Oberhelman Marietta Oberhelman tossed six innings against Berry College, scattering three hits and allowing just one unearned run. He struck out four, walked one and held the Vickings to a .136 batting average.
February 26, 2018 Dom Mittiga John Carroll Mattiga batted .533 (8-of-15) with three runs, a double and five RBI to help the Blue Streaks to a 2-1 record against Allegheny. Mittiga had four hits in JCU's 10-9 comeback win in 15 innings on Saturday and tallied four RBI in a 16-4 win on Sunday. He finished the week with a .588 on-base percentage.
February 26, 2018 Evan Lovick Baldiwn Wallace n his first two starts of the season against Anderson (Ind.) University and Oberlin College, Lovick threw 10 total innings and did not allow a run with 12 strikeouts and only three walks as he notched a 2-0 record. Against Anderson, Lovick combined with two relief pitchers for a 1-0 shutout win after he went five scoreless innings.
May 8, 2017 Pat Birrer, Otterbein Birrer hit an impressive .692 last week to help the Cardinals to doubleheader sweeps at No. 5-ranked Wooster and Muskingum to clinch the No. 3 seed in the OAC Tournament. Birrer was 9-for-13 with five runs,seven RBI, one double and a home run
May 8, 2017 Johnny Putnam, Otterbein Putnam allowed just one run struck out six and did not surrender a walk over 8.1 innings in his start at Wooster. Against Muskingum, he tossed 1.1 innings, fanned three of his six batters to earn the win.
May 1, 2017 Jimmy Scott, Mount Union Scott helped the Purple Raiders to a sweep of Wilmington to clinch the program’s first OAC Regular-Season title since 1970. In three, Scott hit .636 going 7-for-11 at the plate with four doubles and five runs batted in. He had three sacrifice flies, did not strike out and stole two bases.
May 1, 2017 Evan Lovick, Baldwin Wallace Lovick went 2-0 on the week to improve to 8-1 on the season. The eight victories tied a single -eason school record. This week he did not surrender an earned run and struck out six as he pitched two innings to pick up the 6-5 win against Wooster and earned the 9-3 win in game one versus Muskingum.
April 24, 2017 Dominic Mittiga, John Carroll Mittiga hit .542 (13-of-24) with nine runs, 10 RBI, one double and two home runs as the Blue Streaks went 4-1 last week. He hit two home runs and tallied four RBI in an 8-5 win over Muskingum. Mittiga finished the week off going 3-for-5 against No. 7 Wooster.
April 24, 2017 Tyler Nieberding, Marietta Nieberding pitched eight shutout innings to help the Pioneers to 4-0 win over Capital. Nieberding allowed just four hits, struck out two and walking one.
April 17, 2017 Alex Marcum, Baldwin Wallace Marcum helped the Yellow Jackets to a 2-2 record last week, batted .643 with one double, one homerun, six RBI and three stolen bases. In game two of the sweep against Wilmington, Marcum went three-for-four with a homerun, double and four RBI.
April 17, 2017 Phil Mary-Mount Union Mary tossed this third complete game of the season as he shutout Capital over 9.0 innings, giving up just three hits to lead the Purple Raiders to a 1-0 victory.
April 10, 2017 David Stover, Marietta Stover made two relief appearances last week picking up the win in each game. He pitched the final 4.0 innings in Marietta's 10-inning 2-1 win at Muskingum. Stover followed that outing with 5.0 shutout innings in the Pioneers' 11-inning 4-1 win at Baldwin Wallace. For the week, Stover pitched 9.0 innings and allowed just one run. He was 2-0 with a 1.00 earned run average. Stover walked three, two intentionally, and struck out four.
April 10, 2017 Stephan Hernon, Otterbein Hernon went 6-for-10 with seven runs batted in, a home run and two runs scored to help the Cards to a 2-1 record last week. He posted two hits and a game-best five runs batted in at Manchester, before combining for four hits and driving in two in a split with Capital.
April 3, 2017 Brendon Borkey-Capital Borkey pitched a complete game shutout against Wilmington and posted a 0.90 ERA on the week. Against Wilmington, he struck out six batters while walking just one batter. He scattered four hits on the day.
April 3, 2017 Jordan Bostater-Ohio Northern Bostater recorded nine hits and eight RBI, while hitting .500 to help ONU to a 3-1 record last week, including a sweep of John Carroll.
March 27, 2017 Alex Marcum, Baldwin Wallace Marcum led BW to a win over Ohio Wesleyan and split a doubleheader against John Carroll. He batted .444 with three doubles, one triple, one homerun and seven RBI. In game one of the doubleheader against John Carroll, Marcum went a perfect five-for-five with three doubles and five RBI.
March 27, 2017 Caleb Norton, Otterbein Norton was perfect in retiring 11-consecutive batters over two appearances out of the bullpen, helping the Cardinals go 3-1 on the week. Norton quickly sat down four batters, earning the victory in the Cardinals 8-7 win over Manchester. He then picked up his fourth save of the season in game two of a doubleheader sweep at Ohio Northern, entering in the seventh inning and retiring six more Polar Bears across the eighth and the ninth to preserve a 4-2 win.
March 20, 2017 Caleb Thomas, Ohio Northern homas led ONU against Thomas More (Ky.) this past weekend, going a perfect 3-for-3, including a home run, five RBI and four runs scored in a 19-6 victory. In a 3-2 win, Thomas went 2-of-4 with a two-RBI homerun.
March 20, 2017 Craig-Prince Otterbein Prince allowed just two hits and struck out 10 batters over eight scoreless innings in the Cardinals' 8-0 win over Rose-Hulman.
March 14, 2017 Phil Mary-Mount Union In 17 innings of work, Mary posted just four runs, one earned, walked one and struckout 12. Mary went 8 innings without allowing an earned run against No. 24 Baldwin Wallace. The Purple Raiders finished their spring trip to Florida with a 7-3.
March 13, 2017 Joey Keleman-Mount Union Keleman helped the Purple Raiders to a 7-3 record during their spring trip to Florida, bating .667 (19-of-37) with 12 runs, seven RBI, one double and two homeruns. He had three hits in a 4-1 win over Baldwin Wallace.
March 6, 2017 Matt Oney, Wilmington Oney threw six scoreless innings to help the Quakers sweep Mt. St. Joseph. In his first career start, Oney took a no-hitter into the fourth inning. Over six innings, he allowed just three hits and three walks. This was the first time WC recorded a sweep without allowing a run in the schools NCAA era (1990).
March 6, 2017 Greg Peffley, Marietta Peffley helped the Pioneers open the seaon with a sweep at Ohio Wesleyan, batting .500 (5-of-10) with two runs, five RBI and one double. He was 2-for-5 in a 4-1 win and 3-for-5 with five RBI in a 19-2 win.
March 1, 2017 Cole Nieto, Baldwin Wallace Nieto hits for cycle in game two of a sweep of Pitt.-Bradford. The cycle is the fourth in school history and the first since 2005. Last week, Nieto batted .333 (7-or-21) with seven runs, 11 RBI, three doubles, one triple and two homeruns.
February 27, 2017 Logan Heffernan, Baldwin Wallace Heffernan pitched 10 innings with 13 strikeouts and did not surrender a run in two outings to help the Yellow Jackets to a 5-0 record.
May 9, 2016 Tyler Kent, Otterbein (Hitter) Otterbein senior Tyler Kent (Grove City) batted .455 (15-of-33) on the week, with eight runs, eight RBI, four doubles, one triple and two homeruns to help the Cardinals clinch to OAC Regular-Season title and right to host the conference tournament.
May 9, 2016 Robert Kemer, Otterbein Otterbein junior Robert Kemer (Cleveland/St. Edward) posted a 2-0 record with an 0.79 ERA last week to help the Cardinals clinch the OAC Regular-Season title. Kemer gave up just eight hits, one earned run and struck out 14 in 6.1 innings of work against Heidelberg and Muskingum.
May 2, 2016 Hunter Handel, Baldwin Wallace Baldwin Wallace senior Hunter Handel (Akron/Green) slugged two home runs, including a grand slam, and drove in six runs as the Yellow Jackets beat Pitt-Greensburg, 19-5.
May 2, 2016 Sam Clarke, Mount Union Mount Union senior Sam Clarke (Strongsville/Strongsville) allowed just five hits and a run over 8.0 innings as he struck out a career-high 12 batters to get the win in a 4-1 Purple Raider victory over Wilmington.
April 25, 2016 Mark Zimmerman, Baldwin Wallace Baldwin Wallace senior Mark Zimmerman (Akron/ Green) led the Yellow Jackets to a 4-0 OAC record last week, batting .500 (9-for-18) with nine runs scored, two doubles, one home run, seven runs RBI and three stolen bases. Also, on the mound, Zimmerman also had a 1-0 pitching record as he threw seven scoreless innings, allowed just four base hits and struck out eight with no walks.
April 25, 2016 Tommy Crowl, Marietta (Pitcher) Marietta junior Tommy Crowl (Cincinnati/Summit Country Day) threw 11 shutout innings in two appearances last week. He tossed three innings of one-hit relief in Marietta's 9-1 win over Capital striking out five of the 11 Crusader batters he faced. Crowl followed that up with eight innings of shutout pitching in his start at Wilmington, a 13-0 victory for the Pioneers. He allowed the Quakers five hits, all singles, and struck out six Wilmington hitters.
April 18, 2016 David Crowley, John Carroll (Hitter) John Carroll senior David Crowley (Orchard Park, NY) batted .424 (14-of-33) with eight runs, 15 RBI, four doubles and two homeruns to help the Blue Streaks to a 4-3 record last week. He has extended this hitting streak to 16 games. Other nominees: Brett Colburn, CAP...Hayden Shenefield, ONU...Matt Lynn, MUSK...Billy Goodall, MTU...Tyler Kent, OTT
April 18, 2016 Christian Herstine, Marietta (Pitcher) Marietta College senior Christian Herstine (Beaver, Pa./Beaver Area) set a new career-high with 15 strikeouts in the Pioneer's 7-1 win at Heidelberg. He scattered five hits and allowed one unearned run in eight innings of work. Earlier in the week, Herstine threw three innings at Otterbein and struck out four batters. Other nominees: Drew Vargo, JCU...Ben Eckert, ONU...Mike Martin, MTU...Robert Kemer, OTT
April 11, 2016 Evan Lovick, Baldwin Wallace (Pitcher) Baldwin Wallace sophomore Evan Lovick (Mentor) did not allow an earned run in two outings last week that covering nine and two-third innings pitched. It including a 6-hit shutout in a 10-0 victory against first place Marietta College. Lovick struck out seven and did not walk a batter. He also threw two-thirds of an inning in another OAC contest.
April 11, 2016 Eric White, Marietta (Hitter) Marietta junior catcher Eric White (North Royalton) hit safely in each of the Pioneer's four games last week. He was 4-for-4 with two doubles and four runs batted in against nationally ranked Wooster. He collected two hits and a pair of RBI in Marietta's 5-4 win over Baldwin Wallace. For the week, White batted and even .500 with eight hits in 16 at bats.
April 4, 2016 Logan Bastin, Capital (Hitter) Capital junior Logan Bastin (Mansfield/Lexington) had 16 plate appearances, tallying 14 RBIs, nine hits, seven runs, three doubles, and a trio of home runs. The Mansfield, Ohio native finished the week with a .562 batting average. He blasted a home run in all but one game. In the 7-6 victory over Ohio-Lancaster, Bastin scored three runs with two hits and two RBIs.
April 4, 2016 Brandon Maddern, John Carroll (Pitcher) John Carroll senior Bradon Maddern (Akron/Akron Firestone) posted a dominant performance in a win over Ohio Northern. Maddern struck out 11 in 7 2/3 innings, allowing no runs. He retired eight straight at one point in the victory, and only allowed one hit over the first seven innings. All three hits allowed were singles.
March 28, 2016 Chris Petrucci, Marietta (Hitter) Mareitta sophomore shortstop Chris Petrucci (Farmington, W.Va./Notre Dame) led the Pioneers at the plate in a sweep of Mount Union, He was 3-for-5 with two doubles and two RBI in the first game and followed that with a 4-for-5 with two more doubles and four RBI in the second game.
March 28, 2016 Shane Wellman, Capital (Pitcher) Capital junior Shane Wellman (Moundsville, W.Va.) pitched eight innings in a 6-0 victory over Heidelberg. He struck out eight batters and surrendered only three hits.The Crusaders finished the week with a 2-1 record.
March 21, 2016 Clayton Wielinski, Heidelberg (Hitter) Heidelberg senior Clayton Wielinski (Metamora/Evergreen) batted .706 (12-of-17) with four runs, three RBI and one double. He had atleast two hits in each of the Berg's five games. Wielinski also drew three walks for a .750 on base percentage.
March 21, 2016 Christian Herstine, Marietta (Pitcher) Marietta senior Christian Herstine (Beaver, Pa.) struck out a career-high 14 batters in a one-hit shutout of Case Western Reserve. He allowed just four base runners. In addition to his strong pitchig, he finished with six assists.
March 15, 2016 Derek Hug, Heidelberg (Hitter) Heidleberg senior outfielder Derek Hug (Bryan) opened the Berg's spring trip to Florida hitting .615 (eight-of 13) with six runs, six RBI, three doubles and a triple. Hug also drew four walks for an on base percentage of .706.
March 15, 2016 Kordell Antill, Marietta (Pitcher) Mareitta Kordell Antill junior posted a 1-0 record last week, striking out six and walking one in six innings of work. Antill retired all nine batters he faced against Adrian, striking out four to get the win. He also tossed two hitless, shutout innings against Rhodes and one inning of one-hit, shutout relief against Piedmont.
March 8, 2016 Phil Mary, Mount Union (Pitcher) Mount Union freshman Phil Mary (Venetia, Pa./Peters Township) went 2-1 with a 1.13 earned run average and 18 strikeouts in 16.0 innings of work last week on the Purple Raiders spring break trip in Florida. In his first ever collegiate start, he struck out 12 batters in a complete-game two-hit shutout in a 5-0 win against Alma (Mich.) He picked up his second win in an inning of relief work in the Raiders 8-7 come from behind win against Roger Williams (R.I.).
March 8, 2016 Tyler Kent, Otterbein
March 1, 2016 Chris Petrucci, Marietta (Hitter)
March 1, 2016 David Stover, Marietta (Pitcher) Marietta sophomore Daivd Stover (Pittsburgh, Pa./Thomas Jefferson) Stover held opponents to a .083 batting average in two relief appearances. He threw 3.1 innings of a one-hit, shutout relief in the Pioneer's win over Lychburg and tossed 4.0 innings of one-hit, shutout relief in a win over Neumann.
May 4, 2015 Baseball-Hitter of the Week Baldwin Wallace sophomore second baseman Cole Nieto (Brunswick/ Cleveland St. Ignatius) batted .632 (12-for-19) and led the Yellow Jacketto a perfect 4-0 record and to establish a school single-season record for victories. Nieto scored seven runs, had five doubles, a triple and eight runs. He had a 1.000 slugging percentage and a .667 on-base average as he drew one walk, had a sacrifice fly and was hit-by-pitch which scored the winning run in an 8-3 win against The College of Wooster.
May 4, 2015 Baseball-Pitcher of the Week Heidelberg senior Adam Manner (Bellevue) threw a complete game on Saturday in a win over Ohio Northern to clinch the OAC Regular-Season title and the right to host the conference tournament. Manner finished the day allowing eight hits and just one walk, while striking out four.
April 27, 2015 Evan Long, Heidelberg
April 27, 2015 Drew Doring, John Carroll
April 20, 2015 Jake Simmerman, Otterbein
April 20, 2015 Derek Hendrixson, Heidelberg
April 13, 2015 Ryan Hanahan, Marietta
April 13, 2015 Drew Doring, John Carroll
April 6, 2015 Christian Verde, Heidelberg
April 6, 2015 Tommy Crowl, Marietta
March 30, 2015 Mark Zimmerman, Baldwin Wallace
March 30, 2015 Robert Kemer, Otterbein
March 23, 2015 Derek Hendrixson, Heidelberg
March 23, 2015 Tyler Kent, Otterbein
March 16, 2015 Derek Hug, Heidelberg
March 16, 2015 Cory Waite, Baldwin Wallace
March 10, 2015 Dan Belliveau, Ohio Northern
March 10, 2015 Nick Eltzroth, Ohio Northern
March 2, 2015 Shane Wellman,Capital
March 2, 2015 Tyler Kent, Otterbein