Trojans Sweep NSAA Baseball Weekly Honors

Dakota State swept the second edition of the NSAA Baseball Players-of-the-Week honors. The Trojans went 4-3 record last week, with a 3-1 record in the four-game series at Central Christian and 1-2 record in the three-game series at Baker.

Luke Guest, sophomore right-hand pitcher, picked up two pitching victories during the week for Dakota State. He earned his first collegiate win of the season after tossing 3 2/3 innings in DSU’s 12-3 victory at Central Christian. He recorded eight strikeouts and gave up two runs on one hit.

Guest then earned his second win of the season after pitching seven innings in DSU’s three-game series opener 5-2 victory at Baker. He yielded the Wildcats to two runs on six hits and registered four strikeouts.

For the week, Guest pitched 10 2/3 innings and allowed four runs on ten hits (3.38 ERA) for the Trojans. He recorded 12 total strikeouts.

Jeremy Green, sophomore outfielder, extended his hitting streak to 15 games as he recorded at least a hit during the week. He registered five multi-hits games and drove in four runs. He also swiped six bases.

For the week, Green produced a batting average of .464, on-base percentage of .500, and a slugging percentage of .643.  He posted 18 total bases and three extra-base hits.

Dakota State (6-9 overall record) remains on the road this weekend, as they play a four-game series at Dallas Christian starting tomorrow and resuming on Saturday. Doubleheaders on both days are set to start at 12 p.m.