Brett Taff, Austin College, Offensive Player of the Week (Week 11)

Photo by Randy Almaguer
Photo by Randy Almaguer

BRETT TAFF OF AUSTIN COLLEGE, a junior infielder from Amarillo, Texas, has been named the SCAC Baseball Offensive Player of the Week for games played through Sunday, April 15th. 

Taff had a huge weekend for Austin College as the ‘Roos took two out of three games in a crucial conference series against Southwestern.
Taff belted two home runs on the weekend, including a grand slam that helped spark the ‘Roos to a 12-2 game two victory. He also earned a win on the mound in his first start of the season, going 6.0 strong innings and striking out four batters in an 11-3 result on Sunday.
Taff batted. 545 for the week, with a .661 on-base percentage and a robust 1.091 slugging percentage. In four games last week, he totaled 10 RBI and nine runs scored, including six runs and six RBI in SCAC play.

Other outstanding performances in the SCAC:
Sophomore third baseman Nathan Patton of the University of Dallas produced a slash line .750/.769/.917 with three multiple hit games - including a career best four hits - in last weekend's non-conference sweep over Dallas Christian College. Junior infielder Cole Kelly of Southwestern University hit .500 last week, totaling three RBI and four runs scored, while drawing 10 walks. Senior outfielder Keaton Boysen of Texas Lutheran University posted a 1.000 slugging percentage last week, collecting a three-run home run and a double in the first two games versus the Gents and going 7-for-11 at the plate. First-year infielder Jack Wisniewski of Trinity University started each of the last five games of the week, picking up two or more hits in four of the five contests and posting a .550 batting average by going 11-20 overall.

SCAC Baseball Offensive Players-of-the-Week
Week 1 Matthew Lemon, Texas Lutheran University
Week 2 Josh Abalos, University of Dallas
Week 3 Riley Schaefer, Texas Lutheran University
Week 4 Josh Gilliam, Schreiner University
Week 5 Keaton Boysen, Texas Lutheran University
Week 6 Riley Schaefer, Texas Lutheran University
Week 7 Michael Goodrich, Trinity University
Week 8 Jake Martin, Trinity University
Week 9 Justin Alphonse, Austin College
Week 10 Tyler Cauley, Texas Lutheran University
Week 11 Brett Taff, Austin College