SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – South Dakota State infielder Gus Stiger and Omaha pitcher Richie Holetz earned the latest edition of the #SummitBSB weekly honors, league officials announced Monday.
Steiger hit safely in all four games during the week, recording multiple hits and scoring multiple runs against Minnesota and Air Force. The Minnetonka, Minn., native began the week by going 2-for-4 and scoring three times against the Golden Gophers. Steiger posted back-to-back three-hit games to close the series at Air Force, upping his batting average to a team-best .340 for the season. Additionally, Steiger went 4-for-4 on stolen base attempts.
Holetz and the Mavericks defeated Creighton 8-1 as the Edina, Minn., native went six shutout innings on a career-high nine strikeouts. He also gave up three hits as the Mavericks went 3-0 on the weekend as they recorded wins against Creighton Portland.
Baseball Player of the Week
Gus Steiger, South Dakota State
Jr. | Infielder | Minnetonka, Minn.
• Hit safely in all four games during the week, recording multiple hits and scoring multiple runs in three games
• Posted a .529 batting average and a .619 on base percentage
• Earned second career weekly honor of his career
Baseball Pitcher of the Week
Richie Holetz, Omaha
So. | RHP | Edina, Minn.
• Pitched six shutout innings on a career-high nine strikeouts in an 8-1 win against Creighton
• Allowed just three hits, improving to 2-2 on the season
• Captured first pitcher of the week accolade
2020 Baseball Weekly Award Winners
Player of the Week: Jack Lang, Purdue Fort Wayne
Pitcher of the Week: Tyler Kissinger, Purdue Fort Wayne
Player of the Week: Jordan Wiley, Oral Roberts
Pitcher of the Week: Max Loven, North Dakota State
Player of the Week: Keil Krumwiede, Omaha
Pitcher of the Week: Spencer Koelewyn, Omaha
Player of the Week: Gus Steiger, South Dakota State
Pitcher of the Week: Richie Holetz, Omaha
Others Nominated for Player of the Week: Aaron Chapman, Purdue Fort Wayne; Garrett Kennedy, Omaha; Brock Anderson, North Dakota State; Jordan Wiley, Oral Roberts; Luke Schwartz.
Others Nominated for Pitcher of the Week:Justin Miller, Purdue Fort Wayne; Gabe Pilla, North Dakota State; James Notary, Oral Roberts.
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