Travel Partners Sweep Week One Conference Baseball Honors

Travel Partners Sweep Week One Conference Baseball Honors
Courtesy of Wayne State Athletics.

WAYNE – A member with each of the Wayne State College and Augustana University baseball teams were listed as top individuals following the first weekly honor.

According to a release from the league office in Burnsville, Minnesota, Wildcat junior Andrew Hanson was tabbed as the NSIC Player of the Week.

The Burnsville, Minnesota native recorded eight hits for the Wildcats, four being doubles and one triple to hit .421 two weeks ago. WSC went 2-2 as a team in Cleburne, Texas on January 31 – February 2.

Wayne State defeated Newman 8-6 and Southern Nazarene (10-4) while losing to Southern Arkansas (15-5/seven innings) and Oklahoma Panhandle State (18-12).

Hanson added a slugging percentage of .737 to go along with five RBI and five runs scored. He also tallied three stolen bases and had 20 putouts from the right side of the infield.

Hanson’s teammate, senior pitcher Hunter Wienhoff went 1-0 with an ERA of 1.80 after going five innings allowing one earned run off six hits. He tallied four strikeouts and three walks in the win over Southern Nazarene while forcing six ground-outs and three fly-outs.

Augustana’s junior left-hander Tanner Brown was listed as the NSIC Pitcher of the Week.

The Wayne State College baseball team will next visit Southwest Baptist in Missouri on Saturday, February 15 at noon and 2 p.m. before closing out the series on Sunday, February 16 at 1 p.m. for a nine-inning game.