ST. LOUIS (WTWO/WAWV) – Valpo freshman Kaleb Hannahs has been named the MVC Baseball Player of the Week.
Kaleb Hannahs slashed .556/.636/.667 over five games last week, helping Valpo win three of four in a weekend series against Illinois State. The third baseman started his week with a 3-for-4 performance in a near upset of a top-10 foe as Valpo fell 8-7 at No. 8 Notre Dame. He became the second Valpo player with a four-hit game this season by putting together a 4-for-4 effort in Game 1 of Saturday’s doubleheader vs. Illinois State. Hannahs added two more hits and three runs scored in the second game of the twin bill. He helped Valpo finish out the series victory with a go-ahead single in the third inning of Sunday’s series finale, then walked and scored in the seventh to help the Brown & Gold prevail 7-6. Hannahs was 10-for-18 (.556) with two doubles, three RBI and five runs scored during the week.