DALLAS (NCBWA) The National Collegiate Baseball
Writers Association released its NCAA Division II National Players
of the Week awards for the week ending on April 8. Colorado School
of Mines junior outfielder Trevor Kehe is the
National Hitter of
the Week, and Northwood (Mich.) senior pitcher Max Bain is the
Pitcher of the Week.
Kehe (Golden, Colo./Lakewood HS) went 12-15 (.800) at the plate
and is this weeks RMAC Player of the Week. Kehe hit three homers
while tallying 12 RBIs including at least one in all four games.
He added eight runs and three stolen bases while having an on base
percentage of .824.
Bain (Clarkston, Mich./Clarkston HS) made Northwood history Saturday
(April 6), tossing a no-hitter in Northwoods 4-0 win over Parkside.
The senior from Clarkston struck out nine while walking three in
seven innings of work. Bain has now allowed one run and five hits
while striking out 17 over his last 13 innings. He is the first
Northwood pitcher to throw a no-hitter since Mike Quibell in 1986.
Bain now stands with a 5-0 record on the season.
Division II Regional Players of the Week:
Doyle, Shepherd (Hitter); Chad Cooperman, Bloomsburg (Pitcher)
Central: John Mauldin, Arkansas Monticello (Hitter); Jonathan
Sprinkle, Central Missouri (Pitcher)
East: Rosario Missiti,
Post (Hitter); Joshua Loeschorn, LIU Post (Pitcher)
Andrew Czech, Walsh (Hitter); Max Bain, Northwood (Mich.) (Pitcher)
South: Kyle Guttveg, Embry-Riddle (Fla.) (Hitter); Dalton Minton,
Delta State (Pitcher)
South Central: Trevor Kehe, Colorado
School of Mines (Hitter); Chandler Casey, Lubbock Christian (Pitcher)
Southeast: Clayton Jeffries, Lenoir-Rhyne (Hitter); Mitch Spence,
USC Aiken (Pitcher)
West: Andrew Schleusner, Montana State
Billings (Hitter); Brian Martinez, Cal State East Bay (Pitcher)
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2019 NCBWA Division II Players of the Week:
Week ending Feb. 17: John Michael Faile, North Greenville (Hitter); Will Bausinger, Missouri Southern State (Pitcher)
Week ending Feb. 24: Matt Chamberlain, New Haven (Hitter); Cooper Cain, Valdosta State (Pitcher)
Week ending March 3: Zavier Lushington, Young Harris (Hitter); Jack Eisenbarger, Rockhurst (Pitcher)
Week ending March 10: Jacob Teter, Florida Southern (Hitter); Grant Larson, Chico State (Pitcher)
Week ending March 17: Matt Malkin, MSU Denver (Hitter); Charles Hall, Tusculum (Pitcher)
Week ending March 24: Marquise Lanier, Chowan (Hitter); Savontae Williams, Tuskegee (Pitcher)
Week ending March 31: Tido Robles, Azusa Pacific (Hitter); Alex Roth, Western Oregon (Pitcher)
Week ending April 7: Trevor Kehe, Colorado School of Mines (Hitter); Max Bain, Northwood (Pitcher)
Week ending April 14: Josh Elvir, Angelo State (Hitter); Colby Shimmel, Barton (Pitcher)