Madson, Click Named MIAC Players of the Week

Posted on April 24th, 2006 by

Senior baseball player Aaron Madson has been named MIAC Baseball Player of the Week.

Senior baseball player Aaron Madson has been named MIAC Baseball Player of the Week.


First-year softball player Rachael Click has been named MIAC Softball Player of the Week.

First-year softball player Rachael Click has been named MIAC Softball Player of the Week.

Gustavus Adolphus College senior baseball player Aaron Madson (North Mankato, Minn.) and first-year softball player Rachael Click (Rochester, Minn.) have been named Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Player of the Week in their respective sports for the week ending April 23, 2006.

Madson, a third baseman, hit .571 with 12 hits, three doubles, a triple, two home runs, seven RBI, nine runs scored and three walks in six games last week. Madson opened the week going 4-for-7 with two runs scored, a double and a triple in a split at Concordia on Wednesday. He followed that up with a 5-for-8 performance Saturday against Saint Mary’s, including a 4-for-4 effort with four runs scored, four runs batted in and two home runs in Gustavus’ 17-11 game two win. Madson capped off the weekend going 3-for-6 in a non-conference doubleheader against Wartburg, scoring three times and driving in three. Madson committed only one error in the field in ten chances at third base during the week and posted a 1.095 slugging percentage.

Click, a shortstop, hit .500 (9-for-18) while scoring 11 runs and driving in eight to help the Gusties post a record of 7-1 on the week. Click was just as effective in the field as she was at the plate as she recorded four putouts, with 14 assists and one error for a .947 fielding percentage. Click was 2-for-5 with three runs scored in the Gusties doubleheader sweep of Hamline to start the week. She then went 1-for-5 with one run scored and three RBI as the Gusties split with Saint Mary’s on Thursday. On Saturday, Click went 1-for-3 with a triple, two walks and three runs scored as Gustavus swept St. Catherine. Click wrapped up the week going 5-for-5 with four runs scored and four RBI as Gustavus swept Carleton.

The Gustavus baseball team is 19-10 overall, 7-5 in the MIAC, and has won seven of its last ten games, including five in a row. The Gustie softball team is 22-6 overall, 16-2 in the MIAC, and has won 22 of 24 since opening the season 0-4.

 

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