April 10, 2019
For Immediate Release
Contact: Kit Strief
Colo. School of Mines' Kehe, Northwood's Bain honored
Bookmark and Share

DALLAS (NCBWA) – The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association released its NCAA Division II National Players of the Week awards for the week ending on April 8. Colorado School of Mines junior outfielder Trevor Kehe is the National Hitter of the Week, and Northwood (Mich.) senior pitcher Max Bain is the National Pitcher of the Week.

Kehe (Golden, Colo./Lakewood HS) went 12-15 (.800) at the plate and is this week’s RMAC Player of the Week. Kehe hit three homers while tallying 12 RBI’s including at least one in all four games. He added eight runs and three stolen bases while having an on base percentage of .824.

Bain (Clarkston, Mich./Clarkston HS) made Northwood history Saturday (April 6), tossing a no-hitter in Northwood’s 4-0 win over Parkside. The senior from Clarkston struck out nine while walking three in seven innings of work. Bain has now allowed one run and five hits while striking out 17 over his last 13 innings. He is the first Northwood pitcher to throw a no-hitter since Mike Quibell in 1986. Bain now stands with a 5-0 record on the season.

Division II Regional Players of the Week:
• Atlantic: Brenton Doyle, Shepherd (Hitter); Chad Cooperman, Bloomsburg (Pitcher)
• Central: John Mauldin, Arkansas Monticello (Hitter); Jonathan Sprinkle, Central Missouri (Pitcher)
• East: Rosario Missiti, Post (Hitter); Joshua Loeschorn, LIU Post (Pitcher)
• Midwest: Andrew Czech, Walsh (Hitter); Max Bain, Northwood (Mich.) (Pitcher)
• South: Kyle Guttveg, Embry-Riddle (Fla.) (Hitter); Dalton Minton, Delta State (Pitcher)
• South Central: Trevor Kehe, Colorado School of Mines (Hitter); Chandler Casey, Lubbock Christian (Pitcher)
• Southeast: Clayton Jeffries, Lenoir-Rhyne (Hitter); Mitch Spence, USC Aiken (Pitcher)
• West: Andrew Schleusner, Montana State Billings (Hitter); Brian Martinez, Cal State East Bay (Pitcher)

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 Howser Award Player of the Year, Regional Player of the Year and NCBWA All-America voting. The NCBWA also sponsors preseason All-America awards, publication and writing contests.

2019 NCBWA Division II Players of the Week:
• Week ending Feb. 17: John Michael Faile, North Greenville (Hitter); Will Bausinger, Missouri Southern State (Pitcher)
• Week ending Feb. 24: Matt Chamberlain, New Haven (Hitter); Cooper Cain, Valdosta State (Pitcher)
• Week ending March 3: Zavier Lushington, Young Harris (Hitter); Jack Eisenbarger, Rockhurst (Pitcher)
Week ending March 10: Jacob Teter, Florida Southern (Hitter); Grant Larson, Chico State (Pitcher)
• Week ending March 17: Matt Malkin, MSU Denver (Hitter); Charles Hall, Tusculum (Pitcher)
• Week ending March 24: Marquise Lanier, Chowan (Hitter); Savontae Williams, Tuskegee (Pitcher)
• Week ending March 31: Tido Robles, Azusa Pacific (Hitter); Alex Roth, Western Oregon (Pitcher)
• Week ending April 7: Trevor Kehe, Colorado School of Mines (Hitter); Max Bain, Northwood (Pitcher)
Week ending April 14: Josh Elvir, Angelo State (Hitter); Colby Shimmel, Barton (Pitcher)
• Week ending April 21: Max Troiani, Bentley (Hitter); Hayden Jaco, Cameron (Pitcher)
• Week ending April 28: Neil Fischer, Lindenwood (Hitter); Tyler Garbee, Mercyhurst (Pitcher)
• Week ending May 5: Auggie Francis, New Mexico Highlands (Hitter); Deven Judy, Gannon (Pitcher)