GLIAC -- The Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) has announced weekly baseball awards following week seven of the 2018 campaign. Davenport senior Brian Sobieski earned GLIAC Baseball Player of the Week honors, while Saginaw Valley sophomore Mason Schwellenbach captured Pitcher of the Week accolades for the second time this season.
PLAYER OF THE WEEK - Brian Sobieski, Davenport
Davenport senior outfielder Brian Sobieski had his power on display during the Saginaw Valley State series with three home runs and eight RBI. He now has a GLIAC-leading nine home runs and 26 in his career (tops at DU). He had five RBI in the team's 7-2 win over the Cardinals on Friday to tie a career-high. He also hit his first grand slam in the contest coming in the top of the seventh inning. He slugged 1.200 this week in five games with a .636 on-base percentage.
PITCHER OF THE WEEK - Mason Schwellenbach, Saginaw Valley
Saginaw Valley sophomore pitcher Mason Schwellenbach worked six innings of shutout baseball in Friday's 6-2 win over Davenport. He allowed just three hits, walking two and posting nine strikeouts on the afternoon. The nine strikeouts marks a new career-high for Schwellenbach, who sits fourth in the GLIAC with a 2.67 ERA and third with 9.89 K's per 9.
PLAYER: Hunter Thorn (PNW), Colin McClelland (NU), Todd Paperd (SVSU), Matt Littrell (AU), Jacob Gleason (GVSU)
PITCHER: Tyler Jandron (NU), Andrew Click (DU), Luke Fraley (TU), Devin Peters (AU), Tate Brawley (GVSU)