Mazeika, Janas Earn First Career #ASunBSB Weekly Awards

Monday, April 22, 2013

MACON, Ga. - Stetson's Patrick Mazeika and Kennesaw State's Steve Janas turned out top performances and as a result earned the Atlantic Sun Baseball Weekly Awards, announced Monday by the league office.

Mazeika tallied three multi-hit games in the series win vs. ETSU, while Janas shutdown one of the top offenses in the nation with his Friday start.

PLAYER OF THE WEEK:
Patrick Mazeika, Stetson
(C/1B – Fr. – Wilbraham, Mass. ‐ Sport Management)

  • First Career A-Sun Player of the Week honor
  • Totaled three multi-hit games in series win vs. ETSU
  • Scored three runs in the series with three RBI
  • Had nation's leading 21-game hitting streak snapped vs. USF
  • Batted .405 on the season with a .505 on-base percentage
OTHER NOMINEES:
  • Mike Reeves (C, FGCU) - Totaled nine hits in series victory vs. USC Upstate with two extra-inning wins
  • Chris McGowan (1B, Kennesaw State) - Picked up seven hits in 17 at-bats in five contests on the week
  • Zac Asman (OF, Northern Kentucky) - Batted .364 in NKU's first-ever A-Sun series victory
  • Donnie Dewees (OF, North Florida) - Tallied three extra-base hits vs. Kennesaw State and five RBI
  • Nick Backlund (1B, Mercer) - Notched two homers on the week vs. Lipscomb to push season total to nine
  • Brody Greer (IF, USC Upstate) - Extended hitting streak to 10 games with nine hits in five games
PITCHER OF THE WEEK:
Steve Janas, Kennesaw State
(RHP – Jr. – Marietta, Ga.)
  • First Career Pitcher of the Week honor; second for KSU this season
  • Tossed a complete-game shutout vs. North Florida on Friday
  • Held nation's top-hitting team to only five hits with four strikeouts
  • Marked his fifth win of the season and lowered his ERA to 0.70
OTHER NOMINEES:
  • Kerry Doane (OF, ETSU) - Tossed fifth-straight complete game in 3-2 win vs. Stetson; leads NCAA with eight
  • Adam Schaly (LHP, Stetson) - Earned the win vs. ETSU on Sunday with only three hits allowed over five innings
  • David Teasley (RHP, Mercer) - Made four appearances out of the bullpen; struck out 12 batters in 8.1 innings of work
  • Nick Allbritton (RHP, North Florida) - Hurled eight innings in 9-1 win vs. KSU on Saturday; struck out three batters
  • Michael Murray (RHP, FGCU) - Fanned eight batters in FGCU's win vs. USC Upstate; allowed one run
  • Blake Bagshaw (RHP, Northern Kentucky) - Tossed complete-game victory vs. Jacksonville for Norse's first-ever A-Sun series win
  • Denton Norman (RHP, Lipscomb) - Picked up two wins on the week vs. Western Kentucky and at #24 Mercer
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2013 Atlantic Sun Baseball Weekly Awards
Date Player of the Week (School)
Pitcher of the Week (School)
Feb. 18 Clinton Freeman (ETSU) Chris Anderson (Jacksonville)
Feb. 25 Brooks Beisner (FGCU) Ricky Knapp (FGCU)
Mar. 3 Chesny Young (Mercer) D.J. Johnson (Mercer)
Mar. 11 Tyler Marincov (North Florida) Chris Anderson (Jacksonville)
Mar. 18 Griffin Krieg (ETSU) Jeremy Taylor (ETSU)
Mar. 25 Corey Bass (North Florida) Chris Anderson (Jacksonville)
Apr. 1 Donnie Dewees (North Florida) Kevin Kyle (Kennesaw State)
Apr. 8 Drew Weeks (North Florida) Corbin Olmstead (North Florida)
Apr. 15 Chesny Young (Mercer) Kerry Doane (ETSU)
Apr. 22 Patrick Mazeika (Stetson) Steve Janas (Kennesaw State)

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