Wade Vrieze named MIAC Baseball Player of the Week

Posted on May 11th, 2005 by

Gustavus Adolphus College sophomore outfielder Wade Vrieze (Richfield, Minn.) went 11-for-19 at the plate (.578) to help the Gusties post a record of 4-1 in five games last week. The lone loss was to MSU, Mankato, which is ranked 5th in the Division II Central Region. Vrieze went 2-for-4 with 2 rbi in the 22-4 loss to MSU, Mankato on Tuesday. He then went 1-for-4 with 2 rbi in the Gusties 6-1 win in game one over Hamline and then Vrieze went 2-for-3 with a home run in the 6-2 win in game two. This weekend Vrieze went 6-for-10 as Gustavus swept Simpson College (5-2 and 8-5). He drove in four runs and scored twice. Vrieze is in the midst of a 10-game hitting streak. He has been a big part of the Gusties posting a record of 9-1 in that 10-game streak. Vrieze leads Gustavus in hitting with a batting average of .400 (36-for-90).

Stats for the week: At-Bats: 19, Runs scored: 6, Hits: 11, RBI: 9, 2B: 3, HR: 1, BB: 1, SO: 2, Putouts: 10, Assists: 1, Errors: 0, Batting Average: 578, Fielding Average: 1.000.


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