Benedict College first baseman David Weber and pitcher Lamar Lewis have been named SIAC Baseball East Division Player of the Week and Pitcher of the Week, respectively. Kentucky State University third baseman Benjamin Tabb has been named SIAC Baseball West Division Player of the Week while Kentucky State University pitcher Arefes Everett has been named SIAC Baseball West Division Pitcher of the Week.
Weber, a native of Lawndale, CA, earns his second consecutive weekly honor after recording 11 hits, including three homeruns and five doubles, in 20 at-bats, finishing the week with a .550 batting average and a 1.250 slugging percentage. The 6-foot-2, 195-pounder junior also had 14 runs batted in and scored nine runs while also recording eight stolen bases on nine attempts. Weber, who also pitched two-thirds of an inning in a 9-2 win over Morehouse, had a .800 on-base percentage while helping the Tigers to a 5-0 record for the week, including doubleheader sweep over Shaw and a three-game series sweep over conference-foe Morehouse.
Lewis, a native of Decatur, GA, pitched 14 total innings with 14 strikeouts and just three walks in two appearances. The 6-foot-3, 185-pound senior gave up just five earned runs, finishing with a 2-0 record and a 3.21 ERA for the week.
Tabb, a native of Chicago, IL, recorded four hits, including a homerun, in 10 at-bats, finishing with a .400 batting average and a .700 slugging percentage in four games. The 5-foot-8 freshman also drove in four runs and scored three more while also finishing with one stolen base on two attempts. Tabb had a .500 on-base percentage and a .800 fielding percentage while helping lead the Thorobreds to a win over conference-foe Tuskegee.
Everett, also a native of Chicago, IL, pitched eight innings, including a complete game in a 5-2 win over Tuskegee, with five strikeouts and no walks. The 6-foot-2 freshman, who finished with a 1-0 record this week, gave up just one earned run to finish the week with a 1.12 ERA.