Asheville, N.C. - On Monday, the league announced the first edition of the weekly honors for Appalachian Athletic Conference Baseball Pitcher and Player of the Week, and Bryan College's Wade Weinburger (FR/James Cistern, Bahamas) was named the Player of the Week.
AAC Player of the Week
Wade Weinburger - Bryan - Fr. - James Cistern, Bahamas
- Batted .714 with 3 home runs and 8 RBIs to help Bryan to a 3-0 record last week.
- Scored 6 runs on the week.
- 4 of his 5 hits went for extra bases as he posted a 2.143 slugging percentage.
- Also walked 3 times.
- Is batting .364 with 7 home runs and 21 RBIs.
- This is his first weekly award this season.
|Baseball Players of the Week|
|Date||Pitcher (School)||Player (School)|
|March 6||Gregory Elder (Truett-McConnell)||Wade Weinburger (Bryan)|
|St. Andrews (N.C.)||H||W||13-3||3||3||3||1||0||1||3||0||0||0|
|St. Andrews (N.C.)||H||W||9-0||2||1||1||0||0||1||2||1||0||0|
|St. Andrews (N.C.)||H||W||9-8||2||1||2||0||0||1||3||2||0||1|
|Batting Avg:||0.714||Slugging Avg:||2.143|
NAIA National Ranking: RV
Notes: Weinburger had an unbelievable week, helping the Lions sweep the Knights of St. Andrews to begin AAC play. He went 5-of-7 with three of those being homeruns (one in each game) and another a double. He compiled 8 RBIs and scored 6 runs. He now is tied for the most homers on the team with 7. He has 21 RBIs, 6 doubles, 24 hits, and has scored a team-high 29 runs. He is batting .364 and owns a .803 slugging percentage. He's also third on the team with 8 stolen bags. He ranks 10th in the NAIA in homeruns, 11th in total runs scored, 22nd in runs scored per game (1.381), 28th in home runs per game (0.333), 37th in total bases (53), and 41st in slugging percentage. In the AAC, he is 3rd in total homeruns, 2nd in total runs scored, 1st in runs scored per game, 5th in homeruns per game, 7th in total bases, and 7th in slugging percentage.