Thompson Earns NCAC Baseball Player of the Week

Thompson Earns NCAC Baseball Player of the Week

Senior Jack Thompson (Carmel, Ind.) was named the North Coast Athletic Conference Player of the Week.

Thompson hit safely in all five games last week and finished the five-game stretch with a .450 batting average (9-for-20). He went 8-for-17 to lead the Tigers to a 3-1 record against Denison in NCAC West action.

He hit two home runs in the 13-6 win over the Big Red on Friday and then launched another homer in a 15-5 win over Denison on Saturday.

In the five games combined, Thompson scored nine times, drove in 13 runs and added three walks for a .480 on-base percentage. He currently rides a 10-game hitting streak.

On the season, he is batting .364 with 9 home runs and 38 RBI. His play moved the Tigers, who are 23-6, atop the NCAC West at 6-2. They host Ohio Wesleyan next weekend.