2019 NAIA Baseball Player of the Week (April 2, 2019)

2019 NAIA Baseball Player of the Week (April 2, 2019)

Kansas City, Mo. – Will Law of William Jessup (Calif.) has been named the NAIA National Baseball Player of the Week and Conyal Cody of Sterling (Kan.) has been named the NAIA National Baseball Pitcher of the Week, the national office announced Tuesday. The pair were honored for their performances from March 25 – 31 and were selected our of a pool of conference award winners.  


Pitcher Player of the Week

Conyal Cody, Sterling (Kan.)

Sr., Pacific Grove, Calif.

  • Recorded two wins on the week in 13 innings pitched.
  • Weekly Stats:
    • 23 strikeouts
    • Four hits allowed
    • Zero earned runs allowed


Player of the Week

Will Law, William Jessup (Calif.)

Sr., INF, La Jolla, Calif.

  • Hit five home runs over the course of a four-game sweep of St. Katherine (Calif.)
  • Weekly Stats:
    • .636 batting average
    • 2.000 slugging percentage
    • 11 R.B.I

Pitcher Nominees:
Tyson Campbell, Freed-Hardeman (Tenn.) ; Daniel Dolensky, Reinhardt (Ga.) ; Kyle Cringan, Marymount California ; Richard Walker, College of Idaho ; Aren Gustafson, Olivet Nazarene (Ill.) ; Conner Cantrell, Indiana Wesleyan ; Schuyler Hill, Vanguard (Calif.) ; Blake Svoboda, Mount Marty (S.D.) ; Eddy Tavarez Cabrera, Peru State (Neb.) ; Zach LeBlanc, Fisher (Mass.) ; Bruce Bell, Pikeville (Ky.) ; Anthony Alvarado, Bellevue (Neb.) ; Aaron Gonzalez, Our Lady of the Lake (Texas) ; Zach Harvey, Rio Grande (Ohio) ; Jean Muntaner, Science & Arts (Okla.) ; Bailey Bannon, Mobile (Ala.) ; Eamonn Collins, USC Beaufort (S.C.) ; Collin Young, Cornerstone (Mich.)

Player Nominees: Chet Merritt, Hannibal-LaGrange (Mo.) ; Ty Holmstrom, Union (Ky.) ; Creed Smith, Simpson (Calif.) ; Matthew Clay, College of Idaho ; Anthony Faron, St. Francis (Ill.) ; Chris Triplett, Spring Arbor (Mich.) ; Eduardo Yanez, Doane (Neb.) ; Adam Cendejas, Peru State (Neb.) ; Jorge Sanchez, Fisher (Mass.) ; Austin Cross, Kansas Wesleyan ; Bryan Leef, Cumberlands (Ky.) ; Kory Longaker, Bellevue (Neb.) ; Kris Tamplet, LSU Alexandria (La.) ; Trevor Campbell, Asbury (Ky.) ; Sheadion Jamanika, Texas Wesleyan ; Zach Cornell, Middle Georgia State ; Willie Carter, Webber International (Fla.) ; Jalen Thomas, Madonna (Mich.)


2018-19 Baseball Composite Award Winners (Pitcher, Player)

Week 1 (March 20): Alec Myers, William Penn (Iowa), Taylor Fajardo, LSU Shreveport (La.)

Week 2 (March 27): Philip Sieli, Tennessee Wesleyan , Jacob Freeland, Faulkner (Ala.)

Week 3 (April 03): Conyal Cody, Sterling (Kan.) , Will Law, William Jessup (Calif.)

Championship Information



May 11-14, 2020
National Championship Opening 
Round – Campus Sites
May 22-29, 2020
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Lewiston, Idaho