BAY CITY, Mich. - Grand Valley State University junior second baseman Kevin Zak (Novi, Mich.) and Saginaw Valley State University junior pitcher D.J. Reetz (Saginaw, Mich./Heritage) 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
Junior, 2B, R/R
Grand Valley State University junior Kevin Zak was all over the base paths last week, hitting .700 with a 1.100 slugging percentage and a .769 on-base percentage in a three-game sweep of Findlay. Zak scored four runs, had a double, and hit his fourth home run of the year while driving in two. He also drew three walks and was 2-for-2 on stolen base attempts on the weekend to propel GVSU back in to the lead in the GLIAC standings. He capped the weekend series with a 4-for-4 performance on Sunday, scoring three times with an RBI, double, home run and a stolen base.
Baseball Player Weekly Honor Roll: Mike Lewandowski - AU, Derek Draper - UF, Jake Lee - HC, Zach DeCamp - LE, Wayne Moak - NU, Jacob Horsley - OD, Michael Craig - SV, Eric Cunningham - 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, (4/21) G. Brugnoni - GV, (4/28) K.Zak - GV.
GLIAC Baseball Pitcher of the Week:
Saginaw Valley State
Junior Pitcher, R/R
Saginaw Valley State University pitcher D.J. Reetz was clutch for Saginaw Valley on the mound over the past week while helping the Cardinals post a 5-2 record, including a weekend sweep of Ohio Dominican University. Reetz posted a 0.00 ERA in 6.2 innings of work, picking up a victory and two saves. The highlight of the week was his 4.0 innings of relief in his victory at Hillsdale on April 23rd. Reetz didn't allow a single hit or run, only walked one batter and struck-out 12. He is fourth in the GLIAC with a .107 batting average against.
Baseball Pitcher Weekly Honor Roll: Alex Smith - AU, Jon Walker - UF, Kevin Hallberg - GV, Chris McDonald - HC, Heath Kelly - LE, Matt Theiss - NU, Alberto Canales - OD, Tyler Nichols - TU, Danny Roper - WU, Kyle Zimmerman - 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, (4/21) B. Raley - LE, (4/28) D. Reetz - SV.