Trinity's Waters Earns NCBWA Division III National POTW Honor

Trinity's Waters Earns NCBWA Division III National POTW Honor

SAN ANTONIO, Texas - The honors continue to come in for Trinity's Andrew Waters as he was today named the Division III National Hitter of the Week by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers' Association.

On Monday, Waters was named SCAC Player-of-the-Week and the following day he was listed on's national Team of the Week.

Waters, a senior outfielder from Houston, Texas, was on fire last weekend, leading Trinity to a 4-0 overall week that finished with a three-game sweep of Austin College on Friday and Saturday. He hit a blistering .833 (10-12) in the three games against the 'Roos, collecting four doubles, two triples, and two home runs among his 10 hits. He also scored six runs and added eight RBI, posting an astronomical 2.000 slugging percentage for the weekend.

The week began for Waters with a Friday night doubleheader during which he was 7-for-8 with four runs and six RBI, picking up four doubles, a triple, and a round-tripper. He followed that with Saturday evening's 3-4 performance that included two runs, two RBI, a triple, and another homer.

During his hot streak, the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Hitter of the Week had hits in seven consecutive at-bats for the Tigers.

Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology's Andrew Stull was named the National Pitcher-of-the-Week.

Founded in 1962, the NCBWA is dedicated to the advancement of college baseball. Membership is open to writers, broadcasters and publicists of the sport. Members receive a membership card, directory, newsletter updates and official votes in the Dick Howser Player of the Year Award, Regional Player of the Year and NCBWA All-America voting. The NCBWA also sponsors preseason All-America awards, publication and writing contests.

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