Banse, Bieri Named Weekly Award Winners

KJ Banse (l), Blake Bieri  (r)
KJ Banse (l), Blake Bieri (r)

Wisconsin Lutheran College's KJ Banse and Edgewood College's Blake Bieri have been named the Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference Position Player and Pitching Baseball Student-Athletes of the Week for events of March 13-19, as selected by the league's sports information directors.

Banse (Racine, Wis.) hit .429 over nine games last week to lead the Warriors at the Gene Cusic Collegiate Classic. The sophomore outfielder had three doubles, a triple, drove in six runs and scored five.

Bieri (Waunakee, Wis.) allowed one earned run, had 12 strikeouts and no walks in his 16 innings pitched, both wins in Fort Myers as the Eagles beat Western Connecticut State University and UW-Stout by a combined score of 9-1.

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Other position player nominations: Chayance Stirbis, Benedictine; Brady Roberts, Concordia Chicago; Bryan Thomas, Concordia Wisconsin; Jeff Tucker, Edgewood; Cole Miklavcic, Marian; Andres Oselio, MSOE;

Other pitching nominations: Frank Greco, Benedictine; Mike Magdziarz, Concordia Wisconsin; Zachariah Sandoval, Marian; Matt Mohapp, MSOE; Noah Schriefer, Wisconsin Lutheran.