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Drew Hedman '09 Named NCAA Division III Hitter of the Week

First baseman Drew Hedman ’09 received props for his hits from the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association who named Hedman the third NCAA Division III National Hitter of the Week for March 17 to 23.

According to Pomona’s Athletics website, Hedman, a lefty-swinging junior from Redding, Calif., went 10-17 with five home runs, 13 RBIs, 10 runs scored and 26 total bases in the Sagehens’ 4-0 week. He had a .588 batting average, a 1.529 slugging percentage, and a .619 on base percentage.

In a 7-6 win against Menlo College, he went 2-4 with a home run and three RBIs. In the team’s 14-12 win over Wesleyan University, he went 3-5 with a double, home run, and two RBIs. Against Rutgers-Newark, while going 0-2, he managed to tally an RBI, helping his team to an 8-7 win. Against Massachusetts-Dartmouth, in a 14-5 win, Hedman went 5-6 with three home runs and seven RBIs.

The Pomona-Pitzer baseball team is having an excellent season with a 21-4 overall record and an 8-1 SCIAC record thus far.