Michael Gilliland, Defiance, Baseball (Hitter)

Michael Gilliland, Defiance, Baseball (Hitter)

Defiance's Michael Gilliland (Napoleon, Ohio / Napoleon) has been named the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Baseball Hitter of the Week. 

Gilliland led the Yellow Jackets to a 4-2 overall week going 12-for-25 at the plate with four RBI and 15 total bases. The junior also recorded six runs and led Defiance to a sweep of Manchester as he delivered a walk off homerun in the bottom of the ninth inning. Gilliland finished the week batting .480 with a .600 slugging percentage.

The Defiance College Yellow Jackets (12-18, 5-9 HCAC) will travel to Mount St. Joseph on Tuesday at 2 p.m. before hosting Franklin on Friday at 1 p.m.

HCAC Baseball
Hitters-of-the-Week
Week 1 Nick Rush, Manchester University
Week 2  Ryan Golden, Bluffton University 
Week 3  Nick Butcher, Anderson University
Week 4  Glen Collier, Defiance College
Week 5  Drew Naumovich, Franklin College
Week 6  Isaac Taylor, Transylvania University
Week 7 Nick Wright, Franklin College
Week 8 Ryan Bixler, Franklin College
Week 9 Michael Gilliland, Defiance College
Week 10