SVSU's LaFave and Beauchaine Chosen As GLIAC Baseball "Player of the Week" and "Pitcher of the Week", respectively

SVSU's LaFave and Beauchaine Chosen As GLIAC Baseball "Player of the Week" and  "Pitcher of the Week", respectively

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BAY CITY, Mich. - Saginaw Valley State University senior catcher Chet LaFave (Charlotte, Mich./Charlotte) and senior pitcher Carson Beauchaine (Fraser, Mich. /Fraser) 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:

Chet LaFave
Saginaw Valley State University
6-2, Senior, C
Charlotte, Mich./Charlotte

Saginaw Valley State University senior catcher Chet LaFave recorded a pair of three-run home runs in the sweep-clinching victory over Lake Erie on Sunday. LaFave crushed a home run in the top of the first inning, while adding another three-run blast in the fifth, his third homer of the year and fourth career. LaFave finished the contest with six RBIs, which is the most by a Cardinal in two years. On the week, LaFave posted 12 RBIs with a .455 batting average, while slugging .955. LaFave is batting .329 on the season with a team-high 20 RBIs.

Baseball Player Weekly Honor Roll:  John Broll - AU, Blake Schmenk - UF, Kevin Zak - GV, Mike Vanchieri - HC, Cody Blood - LE, Michael Chack - MU, Anthony Dipaolo- NU, Collin Parcher - OD, Colin Sallee - TU, Trevor Smith - WU, Chris Gebara - 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, (4/8) C. LaFave - SV.

 

 



GLIAC Baseball Pitcher of the Week:

Carson Beauchaine
Saginaw Valley State University
6-3, Senior, RHP
Fraser, Mich. /Fraser

Saginaw Valley State University senior  pitcher Carson Beauchaine allowed just one earned run in 13 innings of work as the Cardinals went 5-1 to leap back into the thick of the GLIAC standings. Beauchaine went 2-0 on the week with 10 strikeouts while giving up just seven hits as opponents hit just .149 against him last week. The only earned run Beauchaine gave up was a solo home run in a 16-6 contest at Lake Erie. Opponents managed just two extra-base hits on the week as Beauchaine compiled a 0.69 ERA on the week.

Baseball Pitcher Weekly Honor Roll:  Jake Baldwin - AU, Drew Hargrove - UF, Kyle Teague - GV, Kris Morris - HC, Russ Hogue - LE, Jake Winicki - NU, Nick Venditti - OD, Joe Perretta- TU, Joe Tahn - 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, (4/8) C. Beauchaine - SV.

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