The Team of the Week is D3baseball.com's weekly honor roll, in its seventh 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 2018 season.
Games of April 2-8, 2018
C Lukas Olsson, So., Oswego
Olsson was crucial in four of Oswego's win the past week, finishing the week going 4-for-8 (.500) with a .714 on-base percentage and 1.000 slugging percentage. Olsson scored five runs, knocking in two more as well. The sophomore also picked up five walks against Canton and Oneonta. Defensively, the catcher was flawless with a 1.000 fielding percentage.
1B Brennan Cotter, Sr., Catholic
Cotter recorded 10 hits in 12 at-bats for a .833 batting average to help Catholic to a 3-1 week. Cotter added 10 RBIs and five runs over four games including five RBIs and three runs with two home runs and a double in the Cardinals series-opening win over the Blue Jays.
2B Dave Murphy, Sr., Mass.-Boston
Murphy had a huge week for the Beacons as he hit .474 (9-for-19) with an on-base percentage of .500 and a slugging percentage of 1.263. He had seven extra base hits, three doubles and four home runs and finished with 12 RBI, six runs scored, and 24 total bases.
SS Colin Kelly, So., Union
Kelly hit .500 (8-for-16) over four games in a weekend sweep against Clarkson. He led the Dutchmen with a 1.250 slugging percentage, hitting three home runs and three doubles. Kelly recorded eight RBI's and totaled 20 bases.
3B Jake Williams, Sr., New Paltz
Williams was on fire this weekend as he helped the Hawks take two of three from Brockport. Williams went 8-for-13 (.615) with a triple and home run, six RBIs and five runs scored, slugging 1.000.
OF Peter Jacobs, So., Penn St.-Altoona
Jacobs had a big day at the plate in the Lions' doubleheader sweep of new AMCC opponent Alfred State. On the week, Jacobs hit .714 (5-for-7) with six runs scored, four RBI, two walks, one home run, and one double.
OF Andy Labeck, Jr., Union
Labeck batted .600 (9-for-15) for the Dutchmen. He hit three home runs, including back-to-back homers in the second game on Sunday. Labeck led Union with 11 RBI's, seven runs and an on-base percentage of .625. He pitched 2.0 innings of relief, without allowing a run in the second game against Clarkson on Sunday.
OF Drew Tornow, Sr., Wooster
Tornow accounted for 15 runs, nine scored, six driven in on the week. Tornow slashed .600/.667/1.267 for the week as five of his nine hits went for extra bases. The right fielder hit a pair of homers, a pair of doubles, and triple, and he was also a perfect 4-for-4 on stolen base attempts.
DH Dan Harwood, So., Wooster
Scots' designated hitter drove in a team-high 13 runs in a week in which Wooster outscored the opposition 89-9 over four games. Harwood slashed .667/.750/1.467 for the week and seven of his 10 hits went for extra bases. He scored nine runs.
SP Deauton Delgado, Jr., Louisiana College
Delgado threw a complete game shutout in the Wildcats 2-0 win over Belhaven. He struck out 12 Blazers in seven innings of work while allowing just two hits, for a .083 opponents batting average.
SP Colin Morse, Sr., Shenandoah
Morse started game one of an Emory and Henry doubleheader and allowed just one hit in 8.0 innings of work in a 19-2 ODAC victory. The Vienna, Virginia native struck out seven and walked just three in earning his fourth victory of the season.
SP Danny Serreino, Jr., Rowan
Serreino tossed eight no-hit innings with a career-high 13 strikeouts versus Montclair State but gave up one unearned run for the 1-0 hard luck loss.
RP Glen Pizzanello, Sr., Va. Wesleyan
Pizzanello opened his week with pitching the final 1.1 innings of a game with hampden-Sydney, earning his fifth win. On Sunday he was on the mound for all two wins over nationally ranked Roanoke, pitching a scoreless inning in the opener and again in the nightcap for his third save of the year. He stuckut four and allowed just a single walk in 3.1 innings.