GVSU's Rudenga and Campanella Chosen As GLIAC Baseball "Player of the Week" and "Pitcher of the Week", respectively

GVSU's Rudenga and Campanella Chosen As GLIAC Baseball "Player of the Week" and  "Pitcher of the Week", respectively

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BAY CITY, Mich. - Grand Valley State University senior outfielder Chris Rudenga (South Holland, Ill./Illiana Christian) and senior pitcher Anthony Campanella (Carol Stream, Ill.) have been chosen as the GLIAC Baseball  "Player of the Week" and  "Pitcher of the Week", respectively.

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GLIAC Baseball Player of the Week:

Chris Rudenga
Grand Valley State University
5-11, Senior OF
South Holland, Ill./Illiana Christian

Grand Valley State senior outfielder Chris Rudenga put his extra-base hit power on display last week, hitting .438 (7-for-16) with seven runs scored, three RBI's, a .750 slugging percentage, a .500 on-base percentage and a very impressive five doubles. Against 17th-ranked Minnesota State, Rudenga had a career day, tying a GVSU record with five hits and an outright school record of four doubles in the game. Rudenga finished that game going 5-for-5 with three runs and three RBI's in a victory.

Baseball Player Weekly Honor Roll:  Austin Walts - AU, Luke Ortel - HC, Zach DeCamp - LE, Jason Fracassa - NU, Nick Hueneburg - TU.

2013 "Players of the Week":  (3/12) G. Brugnoni - GV, (3/19) C. Rudenga - GV.


GLIAC Baseball Pitcher of the Week:

Anthony Campanella
Grand Valley State University
6-2, Senior RHP
Carol Stream, Ill.

Grand Valley State senior pitcher Anthony Campanella posted two complete game shutouts last week, giving him four shutouts in his last six starts. On March 11th, Campanella threw a complete game, four-hit shutout against 17th-ranked Minnesota State, striking out seven batters. In his next start, against California (Pa.) with a record of 12-2, Campanella threw another complete game shutout,with only three hits allowed. For the week, he posted a 2-0 record with a 0.00 ERA in 14 innings pitched, only seven hits allowed and a 9:1 K:BB ratio, holding hitters to a .149 batting average.

Baseball Pitcher Weekly Honor Roll:  Eric Vaughan - AU, Chris McDonald - HC, Brian Kilway - LE, Luke Bivens - NU.

2013 "Pitchers of the Week":  (3/12) C. Ward- GV, (3/19) A. Campanella- GV.

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