Adams, Nicholson Collect Weekly Baseball Awards
Adams (Geneva, Ill.) was vital in Aurora's offensive explosion on the week in which they averaged 13.67 runs per game. The senior outfielder hit .583 with six runs scored, eight RBIs, two doubles and was two-for-two in stolen bases. Additionally he had a .625 on-base and .750 slugging percentages on the week. In the Spartans' (18-4, 7-1 NAC) sweep of Lakeland, he went 6-for-10 with two doubles, drove in six runs and scored five. In a victory over the University of Chicago, he was 1-for-2 with a pair of walks and RBIs.
Nicholson (Stillman Valley, Ill.) came within one out of throwing a no-hitter at Concordia Wisconsin on Saturday. The senior tossed his third straight complete game striking out nine batters and allowing just a single hit in the shutout victory. In his nine innings of work for the Regents (9-12, 6-2 NAC) he walked just three batters in his only appearance of the week.
Other Position Nominations: Nick Skala, Concordia Chicago; Ryan Walker, Edgewood; Tim Shelp, Maranatha; John Cetnar, Marian; Kevin Miller, Rockford; Doug Martin, Wisconsin Lutheran;
Other Pitching Nominations: Drew Gay, Aurora; Ryan Ganther, Concordia Chicago; Trevor Koehn, Edgewood; Tim Shelp, Maranatha; Alex Raver, Wisconsin Lutheran;