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 ninth Team of the Week of the 2013 season.

Through games of April 8-14, 2013

C  Alex Toth, Sr.,  Marietta

Toth batted .625 (5-for-8) last week with four extra base hits (two doubles, triple and home run). He scored five times and drove in five runs. Toth has had only six base runners attempt to steal on him all season.

1B  Jason Cohen, Sr., DePauw

Cohen had at least two hits in five of the six games as he batted .619 (13-for-21). Cohen hit two doubles, a triple and a home runs as Cohen tallied a .952 slugging percentage. Cohen drove in 10 runs with seven in the series finale against Wabash.

2B  Brandon Chase, Sr., Saint Joseph's (Me.)

For the week, Chase hit an even .500 (10-for-20) with six runs and seven RBI with an outstanding 1.100 slugging percentage over six games. In a pair of convincing victories over GNAC-rival Suffolk, he went 7-for-8 with a program-record three triples in the opening win.

SS  Nick Ramagli, Sr., Kean

Ramagli's bat helped Kean to a 3-1 week as he drove in nine with four extra base hits, three doubles and a triple. Ramagli had a .765 slugging percentage with a .500 on base percentage. He also didn't commit an error from his shortstop position with 24 chances.

3B  Beau Langs, So., Olivet

From the leadoff position in the lineup, Langs batted 12-for-16 (.750) with six RBI and seven runs scored. In Olivet's first doubleheader sweep of the season at home against Albion, he went 6-for-7. He also did commit an error at third base.

OF  Matt Sheneman, Jr., Neumann

Sheneman batted .667 (12-for-18) on the week with two doubles, one home run and nine RBI to help Neumann to 4-1 week. Sheneman, with six walks, was on base 75% of the time, crossing home plate 11 times.

OF  Brendan Toughey, Sr., Baldwin Wallace

Toughey batted .562 (9-for-16), scored 10 runs and  eight runs batted-in. Toughey had six extra base hits, two doubles, two triples, and two home runs for a 1.313 slugging average.

OF  Tucker White, Sr., Southern Maine

White had multiple hits in all five games, batting .636 (14-for-22) on the week. White tied a school single game record for doubles (3) in a game with Colby on Wednesday. White had four more doubles, two triples and a home run in his remaining games for a 1.273 slugging percentage.

DH  Ronald Echavarria, Sr., Purchase

Echavarria collected 11 hits in 17 at-bats (.647) with 11 RBI and nine runs scored as Purchase went 4-0 in league play en route to a perfect 5-0 week. Echavarria cracked three doubles, two home runs and a triple for a 2.428 slugging percentage.

SP  Ryan Jacobs, Sr., Penn St.-Behrend

Jacobs threw the first perfect game in Penn State Behrend history. Against Mount Aloysius, a team that was hitting over .300, Jacobs struck out six batters in seven innings. He commanded the strike zone, throwing less than 70 pitches while going to a three-ball count just twice.

SP  Nate Jones, Sr., Illinois Col.

Jones pitched the first no-hitter of his career on Sunday, allowing no hits and just one walk over nine innings in a 3-0 win over Grinnell. He struck out 10 in the win. Jones' no-hitter is Illinois College's first since 2010.

SP  Oliver Van Zant, Sr., Bowdoin

Van Zant threw just the fifth no-hitter in the 146-year history of Bowdoin baseball on Saturday against Colby. He allowed just two base runners, both on clear errors, and struck out 11 batters, walking none, in the victory. It was just the second nine-inning no-hitter by a Bowdoin pitcher and the first since Leland Means in 1911.

RP  Steven Kimmelman, Jr., Cortland St.

Kimmelman earned two wins in relief for the nationally ranked Red Dragons. In a combined six innings of scoreless work, he allowed only two hits and two walks and struck out nine batters. He gave up one hit and one walk and fanned five batters in three and a third innings in an 11-3 win at Rochester Wednesday and allowed one hit and one walk and struck out four in two and two-thirds scoreless innings in a 2-1 win over Misericordia Sunday.