Eric Bigham Named MIAC Baseball Player of the Week

Posted on April 16th, 2007 by

Eric Bigham has been named MIAC Baseball Player of the Week.

Eric Bigham has been named MIAC Baseball Player of the Week.

Gustavus Adolphus College freshman first baseman/left fielder Eric Bigham (Robbinsdale, Minn./Benilde-St. Margaret’s) has been named Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Baseball Player of the Week for the week ending April 15, 2007. Bigham hit .538 on the week, going 7-for-13 with two doubles, a grand slam home run, five RBIs, and five runs scored in five games. Bigham was also walked twice, stole a base and made 10 putouts in the field.

In the 9-2 game one win over Saint John’s April 15, Bigham went 3-for-4 with a double and a grand slam home run. He also scored three times. In game two, the freshman went 1-for-3 and drove in a run. Bigham went 2-for-5 with two runs scored in the April 14 doubleheader sweep of Augsburg and also had a pinch-hit single in the eighth inning of Gustavus’ 4-3, 10-inning win over Hamline April 9.

Bigham, who has not declared a major, is the son of Mark and Renae Bigham of Robbinsdale and a 2005 graduate of Benilde-St. Margaret’s High School.

Stats for the Week: 5GP-4GS, .538 BA (7-13), 5R, 2 2B, 1 HR (GS), 5 RBI, .923 slg%, 2 BB, 2 SO, 1-1 SB-ATT, 10 PO, 0 E


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