D3baseball.com Team of the Week

The Team of the Week is D3baseball.com's weekly honor roll, in its second season of recognizing the top performers at each of nine positions from the previous week. Players are selected from nominations from their school's sports information directors. This is the fourth Team of the Week of the 2013 season.

Through games of March 4-10, 2013

C Zac Pacanowksi, Jr., North Central (Ill.)

Pacanowksi batted .636 for the week (7-for-11) with three runs scored and seven RBI. Pacanowksi had triples in back-to-back games for a 1.000 slugging percentage. He had at least two hits in each of the three games with UW-Platteville.

1B  Max Rosing, Jr., Cortland State

Rosing was 8-for-10 (.800) with a grand slam and four doubles. He had seven RBI in a 20-0 win over FDU-Florham, adding one more in an 8-5 win over RPI.

2B  Jordan Swope, So., Penn St.-Altoona

Swope had a consistently productive week at the plate for the Lions during their Florida trip, going 9-for-16 (.562) with 6 RBIs. Swope also walked five time with a single strikeout on the week. He stole two bases in three attemps.

SS  Nick Dean, Jr., Maryville (Tenn.)

Dean had the game winning single in the bottom of the ninth for a walk-off win over Ferrum to begin the weekend, a weekend which Maryville swept an USA South opponent for the first time. Dean batted .688 (11-for-16) with seven RBI. Dean scored six times and stole three bases.

3B  Fr., Brian Munoz, Rochester (N.Y.)

In the only game Rochester had in the week, Munoz hit a two-run single in the top of the first (his first collegiate at-bat) to put Rochester ahead, 2-0. In the eighth inning, his one-out single moved the eventual tying run to third. In the top of the 10th, he hit a leadoff single and came around to score what proved to be the winning run in a 4-3 victory over Emory.

OF Evan Agnew, Sr., Huntingdon

Agnew led Huntingdon to a 3-0 week over 8th-ranked Adrian, 10th-ranked Birmingham-Southern and Illinois Wesleyan (receiving votes). Agnew batted .556 (5-for-9) with a 1.222 slugging percentage. He hit his first two home runs of the year. Agnew drove in four and score four runs.

OF  Pat Hirschberg, Jr., Trinity (Tex.)

Hirschberg, the SCAC Player of the Week, batted .588 (10-for-17) in a 3-2 week for the Tigers. He had six extra base hits (four doubles, triple and a home run) for a 1.118 slugging percentage. He scored five times and drove in seven. Hirschberg is the first player to repeat on the D3baseball.com Team of the Week.

OF  Chris Sweeney, Sr., King's (Pa.)

Sweeney had a monster week as the Monarchs went 4-1. In five games, Sweeney batted .619 (13-for-21), including eight extra-base hits. Among his 13 hits, Sweeney posted three doubles, three triples, two home runs and registered a 1.333 slugging percentage. He added seven RBI and scored seven runs.  In a 16-5 win over Emerson, he became the first King's player in over 20 years to hit for the cycle.

DH  Chris Bernard, Jr., Southern Maine

Bernard, the LEC Player of the Week, helped the Huskies get off to a 2-0 start by batting .500 (3-for-6) with a double and two home runs (1.667 SLG%). Bernard had four runs scored and five RBI. He also picked up the win on the mound in the season opener against Mt. St. Mary hurling five shutout innings.

SP Brett Collacchi, So., Salisbury

Collacchi pitched a one-hit complete-game shutout, blanking Gallaudet, 14-0 in the second game of a doubleheader on Sunday March 10. He allowed just three baserunners on a single, a walk and an error. Collacchi improved to 2-0, while fanning five and throwing just 70 pitches.

SP Clay Gartner, Jr., George Fox

Gartner out-dueled Pacific's two-time All-NWC ace, Rob Dittrick, 2-0 in the first game of a NWC road series with the Boxers. After allowing a pair of two-out singles in the 1st, the Bruins' right-hander no-hit the Boxers over the final eight innings, striking out 11 and walking only two. Only two Pacific runners advanced past first.

SP  Zach Jones, Sr., McDaniel

Jones threw the Green Terror's first no-hitter in 12 years, striking out a career-high 12 batters in a 10-0 win over Penn State-York on Saturday March 9. He allowed just one base runner via a one-out walk in the fifth inning.

RP  Taber Watson, Jr., Chapman

In two appearances this week, Watson extended his consecutive scoreless inning streak to 18.1 innings. The San Anselmo, CA native earned his third and fourth saves, allowing just two hits in three innings while striking out six.