Ben Bucklew, Defiance, Baseball (Hitter)

Ben Bucklew, Defiance, Baseball (Hitter)

Defiance junior infielder Ben Bucklew (Archbold, Ohio / Archbold) has been named the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Baseball Hitter of the Week.

Bucklew helped the Yellow Jackets secure a spot in the HCAC Tournament as the four seed after sweeping Franklin and Mount St. Joseph last week. The junior went 9-for-14 at the plate with a .643 batting average and a .857 slugging percentage. Bucklew tallied four RBI with a double and a triple. The junior also showed his speed on the base paths registering four stolen bases.

The Defiance Yellow Jackets (21-14-1, 10-8 HCAC) will face Transylvania on Thursday at 12:30 p.m. in the HCAC Baseball Tournament.

HCAC Baseball
Hitters-of-the-Week
Week 1 Parker Reynolds, Bluffton University
Week 2  Colin Gregory, Bluffton University
Week 3  Michael Blair, Transylvania University
Week 4  Tyler LaFollette, Manchester University
Week 5  Hudson Chastain, Transylvania University
Week 6  Joe Moran, Anderson University
Week 7 Joe Moran, Anderson University
Week 8 Ryan Bixler, Franklin College
Week 9 Harris Camp, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
Week 10 Ben Bucklew, Defiance College