Brittany Baker named HCAC Hitter of Week
April 14, 2014
BLUFFTON, Ohio - Bluffton University junior Brittany Baker (Springboro) has been named the HCAC Hitter of the Week for April 7-13 after helping the Beavers to a crucial sweep at Franklin College on Saturday, April 12. It marks the second Hitter of the Week for Bluffton this year. Fellow junior Jess Kuzara (Flat Rock, Mich./Huron) picked up the same honor following Bluffton's 8-2 start in Florida.
Baker went 10-of-16 for the week (.625 BA) with 11 RBI and five runs scored. She finished the week with two doubles, two homers two stolen bases and a sacrifice bunt. Baker went 7-of-10 at Franklin with 10 RBI and four runs scored. Baker hit a two-run shot in game one and she followed that with a grand slam in game two. She slugged 1.125 for the week. Baker's batting average went from .309 to .352 (43 points) following the sweep of the Grizzlies.
Bluffton's Tuesday game scheduled for Manchester has been moved to Wednesday due to the weather projections. Check the Bluffton University softball page for updates.