WSC's Krier receives national award


Aaron Krier of Wayne State was named the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association National Player of the Week after collecting NSIC Player of the Week honors earlier in the week.
The junior second baseman/outfielder posted a .652 batting average last week, going 15-for-23 at the plate with two home runs and 12 RBI with nine runs scored. In six games, Krier had four multi-hit games and four multi-RBI outings. His best day was on Saturday, going 4-for-4 with a homer and four RBI in a 15-14 win over Southwest Minnesota State, followed by a 4-for-5 game with a double, homer and four runs scored in a 10-6 win over SMSU.
Other big games during the week for Krier included a 2-for-2 effort with a double and four RBI in a 10-3 win over SMSU, and a 3-for-4 outing with a double and run scored in a 5-1 loss to Sioux Falls. For the season, Krier now leads Wayne State in batting average at .429, going 33-for-77 at the plate with five home runs and 26 RBI.