Deion Hughes Named SLIAC/Diamond Sports Hitter of the Week

The St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference announced the players of the week for March 17, 2014.

Westminster’s Deion Hughes, a sophomore outfielder from Jefferson City, Mo., was named the SLIAC/Diamond Sports Baseball Hitter of the Week. He was key to the Blue Jay offense that scored 32 runs in four games last week, compiling a 3-1 record. Hughes hit .667 on the week, going 8-of-12 at the plate, and had a .733 on-base percentage. Hughes was 7-for-8 in a double header against Lincoln, adding two runs scored and a run batted in. He picked up another hit and two walks in a double header against Robert Morris-Springfield. For the week, he finished with four runs scored, one stolen base and one RBI with a .667 batting average.

Hughes also pitched the 4-0 shut out win over Robert Morris-Springfield. He pitched the complete game and struck out 12.

Westminster will host Central Methodist for a doubleheader on Tuesday, March 18. Game one begins at 3:00 p.m.

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