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SPX Graduate Brendan Pilger Named SCAC Offensive Player-of-the-Week
March 22nd, 2011
Brendan Pilger (SPX '06), a senior at Oglethorpe University, was selected as the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Baseball Offensive Player-of-the-Week for March 14-20.
Pilger helped the Stormy Petrels win four straight games during the week, including one over number 3 ranked Wisconsin Stevens-Point (D3baseball.com/NCBWA Top 25 rankings for week 3). At the plate, Pilger batted .500 (7-14), scoring 11 runs, 5 runs batted in, 2 home runs, 5 doubles, and 4 base on balls. Pilger also stole 3 bases during the week.
For the season (through March 22), Pilger is hitting .391 with 5 HR, 20 RBI, 8 2B, and 15 SB. He leads the team in games played, runs scored, hits, doubles, home runs, runs batted in, slugging percentage, hit by pitch, on base percentage, and stolen bases.
Follow Pilger and Mark Hoban (SPX '07) on the Oglethorpe baseball website.