NAIA Baseball National Players of the Week ? No. 1

NAIA Baseball National Players of the Week ? No. 1

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Parker Thode of Grand View (Iowa) has been named the NAIA Baseball National Pitcher of the Week and Christian Snow of Mobile (Ala.) has been chosen as the Player of the Week, the national office announced Monday. The duo was selected for their performances from March 12 – 18 and was picked out of a pool of conference award winners.

Baseball Pitcher of the Week
Parker Thode, Grand View (Iowa)
6-1, So., P, Ottumwa, Iowa

• Threw first career no-hitter in the Vikings 5-0 victory over Clarke (Iowa) last Sunday.
• Weekly Stats
   o 12 strikeouts.
   o Three walks.
   o Complete game, seven innings pitched.

Baseball Player of the Week
Christian Snow, Mobile (Ala.)
6-5, Jr., 1B, McIntosh, Ala.

• Led Mobile with a .700 batting average and seven home runs in a 3-2 week for the Rams.
• Weekly Stats
   o 17 RBI.
   o 14 hits.
   o 13 runs scored.

For the entire national player of the week calendar, click here.

Pitcher Nominees: Ben Madison, Central Baptist (Ark.); Jesse Ford, Point (Ga.); Ivan Torres, Benedictine Mesa (Ariz.); Hunter Boyd, College of Idaho; Miguel Villafane, Judson (Ill.); Kory Goodrich, Bethel (Ind.); Ashkhon Kuhaulua, William Jessup (Calif.); Wade Council, Concordia (Neb.); Jakob Sandoval, Kansas Wesleyan; Kelvin Guzman, Lindsey Wilson (Ky.); Reid Feeley, Bellevue (Neb.); Phillip Griego, Jarvis Christian (Texas); Ryne Underwood, Indiana Southeast (Ind.); Juan Carlos Gonzalez, Southwestern Christian (Okla.); Tyler Tungate, Faulkner (Ala.); Felix Dieguez, Southeastern (Fla.); Jason Sterrett, Indiana Tech.

Player Nominees: Brian Granton, William Woods (Mo.); David Scoggins, Bryan (Tenn.); Shawn Barrowdale, Benedictine Mesa (Ariz.); Ben Hill, Olivet Nazarene (Ill.); Francisco Ondina, Spring Arbor (Mich.); Raymond Pedrina, Lewis-Clark State (Idaho); Sam Curtis, William Jessup (Calif.); Wade Council, Concordia (Neb.); Randy Perez, Central Methodist (Mo.); Ryan Lujan, Oklahoma Wesleyan; Bryan Benz, Cumberlands (Ky.); Jaden Yackley, Jamestown (N.D.); Beaux Guilbeau, LSU Shreveport (La.); Cole Horew, Point Park (Pa.); Kenniel Rivera, Science & Arts (Okla.); Marco Rivera, Keiser (Fla.); Michael Rinke, Lawrence Tech (Mich.).

2018 Baseball Composite Award Winners (Pitcher; Player)
Week 1 (March 20): Parker Thode, Grand View (Iowa); Christian Snow, Mobile (Ala.)

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