BAY CITY, Mich. - Grand Valley State University senior first baseman Giancarlo Brugnoni (Grosse Pointe, Mich./De La Salle) and Saginaw Valley State University junior pitcher Andrew Geese (Saginaw, Mich./Carrollton) have been chosen as the GLIAC Baseball "Player of the Week" and "Pitcher of the Week", respectively.
GLIAC Baseball Player of the Week:
Grand Valley State
Senior, 1B, R/R
Grosse Pointe, Mich./De La Salle
Grand Valley State senior Giancarlo Brugnoni was a commanding
presence at the plate last week, instrumental in the Lakers going
4-1 and holding on to the GLIAC lead in the standings. Brugnoni hit
.643 (9-for-14) with an outstanding 1.143 slugging percentage and
.762 on-base percentage. Brugnoni scored seven times, hit two home
runs, drove in 11 and drew seven walks, including two intentional
passes. Brugnoni went 3-for-3 with two runs, three RBI and a double
against SVSU, then followed that game with a 3-for-3, two-run, six
RBI performance against Walsh with two home runs.
Baseball Player Weekly
Honor Roll: Wade Kaido - AU, Derek Draper - UF, Tad
Sobieszczanski - HC, Lucas raley - LE, Matt Davis - MU,
Larsen Cronkright - NU, Kyle Burson - OD, Brad Schalk - SV, Griffin
Harms - WS.
2014 "Players of the Week": (3/17) G. Brugnoni - GV, (3/24) L. Raley - LE, (3/31) A. Aracena-Sanchez - GV, (4/7) M. Lee - WU, (4/14) G. Brugnoni - GV.
GLIAC Baseball Pitcher of the Week:
Saginaw Valley State
Junior, Pitcher, L/L
Saginaw Valley State University junior Andrew Geese threw a
complete game in the Cardinals’ victory in game one of their
weekend series with Malone. The junior lefty allowed one
earned run in his seven innings, striking-out five while scattering
six hits. Geese leads the GLIAC in strikeouts-per-game with
10.80 and is second in total strikeouts with 42. His 2.57 ERA
ranks him 10th in the league and his 11.89 strikeouts-per-nine
innings ranked him 10th in the nation as of April 7th.
Baseball Pitcher Weekly Honor Roll: Vince Frate - AU, Jon Walker - UF, Aaron Jensen - GV, Brian Kilway - LE, Taylore Baker - MU, Steven Latos - NU, Alberto Canales - OD, Clayton Ruch - WS.
2014 "Pitchers of the Week": (3/17) S. Blackburn - OD, (3/24) P. Kelly - GV, (3/31) D. Hargrove - UF, (4/7) E. Neitfeldt - GV, (4/14) A. Geese - SV.