University of North Alabama senior second baseman Michael Schmidt of Powder Springs, GA has been named Gulf South Conference Baseball Player of the Week after hitting .556 and leading the Lions to a 4-0 record.
Schmidt went 10-for-18 at the plate, with three doubles, one triple and one home run. He also scored eight runs and drove in five. He had at least two hits and one extra-base hit in each game and was also a perfect four-for-four on stolen base attempts. Schmidt led the way in a three-game sweep of Christian Brothers, hitting .615 and accounting for 11 runs. He smashed his sixth home run of the season in Wednesday’s 7-5 triumph at in-state rival Montevallo.
It is the second career GSC Player of the Week honor for Schmidt.
2012 LION HONORS
GULF SOUTH CONFERENCE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
February 21 Andrew Almon
March 11 Josh Carpenter
April 16 Michael Schmidt
GULF SOUTH CONFERENCE PITCHER OF THE WEEK
February 28 Chad Boughner
March 11 Chad Boughner
March 18 Chad Boughner
April 9 Chad Boughner
Courtesy UNA Media Relations