Dercks (Kaukauna, Wis.) led the Regents' (13-13, 9-3 NAC) offense as the team went 6-1 on the week. The senior shortstop hit .586 and slugged .966 with 17 hits, including a pair of four-hit games and a pair of three-hit games. Dercks blasted eight doubles and a home run with 13 RBIs. As the Regents' lead-off hitter, he was walked three times and struck out only once. Defensively he gloved a .952 fielding percentage in the seven games.
Palmer (Melrose Park, Ill.) remained unbeaten in his rookie campaign, as he went 2-0 on the week with a 0.60 ERA for the Spartans (21-6, 9-3 NAC). He allowed just two runs (one earned) in a victory over Edgewood on Monday and followed it up with a complete-game shutout versus Concordia Chicago on Sunday as he allowed just three hits in the contest. In 15 innings pitched on the week, Palmer allowed 12 hits, struck out 12, walked just one, and allowed two runs (one earned).
Other Position Nominations: Cory Walden, Aurora; Dan Zust, Benedictine; Anthony Even, Concordia Chicago; Matt Schroeder, Concordia Wisconsin; Tim Dernulc, Dominican; Mike Selvaggi, Edgewood; Nate Soley, Lakeland; Nathan Lyle, Maranatha; Casey Schreiner, Marian; Brett Youngbeck, Wisconsin Lutheran;
Other Pitching Nominations: Ryan Thorsen, Concordia Chicago; Austin Baglow, Concordia Wisconsin; Miles Mayer, Edgewood; Mike Ruzek, Lakeland; Tim Shelp, Maranatha; Cory Martin, Marian; Steve Gustafson, Wisconsin Lutheran;