AU's Sortwell and GV's Zambron Chosen As GLIAC Baseball "Player of the Week" and "Pitcher of the Week", respectively

AU's Sortwell and GV's Zambron Chosen As GLIAC Baseball "Player of the Week" and  "Pitcher of the Week", respectively

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BAY CITY, Mich. - Ashland University junior outfielder Alex Sortwell (San Mateo, Calif./Canada College) and Grand Valley State University senior pitcher Brad Zambron (Waterford, Mich./Brother Rice) 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:

Alex Sortwell
Ashland University
6-0, Junior, OF
San Mateo, Calif./Canada College

Ashland University junior Alex Sortwell helped his team go 3-2 last week.  For the week, Sortell hit .429 with five runs, one home run, and seven RBI’s. The Eagles are 17-6 and 6-2 in GLIAC play. Sortwell currently leads the GLIAC in  runs batted in with 12, and is seventh in the league in triples.

Baseball Player Weekly Honor Roll:  Jesse Abel - GV, Connor Bartlett - HC, Jon Crank - MU, Jake Oard - NU, Ryan Rovnak - OD, Kyle O’Brien - SV, Reid Rothenbuhler - UF, Drew Link - WU, Jeremy Carrell - WS.

2013 "Players of the Week": (3/12) G. Brugnoni - GV, (3/19) C. Rudenga - GV, (3/25) A. Erb - AU, (4/1) A. Sortwell - AU.



GLIAC Baseball Pitcher of the Week:

Brad Zambron
Grand Valley State University
6-0, Senior, LHP
Waterford, Mich./Brother Rice

Grand Valley State senior pitcher Brad Zambron put himself in the NCAA Division II record book last week, saving three of the four wins that the Lakers tallied, the last of which tied him for the NCAA Division II career saves record, giving him 32 for his career. Zambron pitched four innings all together, allowed only two hits and struck out six, holding hitters to a .143 batting average, including a .111 average with runners on base and opposing hitters going 0-for-4 with two outs.

Baseball Pitcher Weekly Honor Roll:  Erica Vaughan - AU, Dan Pochmara - HC, Adam Beach - LE, Taylore Baker - MU, Andrew Joesph - NU, Daniel Mooney - OD, Justin Drzewicki - SV, Nick Rodesky- TU, Jon Walker - UF, Brandon Whitslar - WU, Alex Pierse - WS.

2013 "Pitchers of the Week":  (3/12) C. Ward- GV, (3/19) A. Campanella- GV, (3/25) J. Winicki - NU, (4/1) B. Zambron- GV.

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