Tabor College junior Kirk Rocha of Modesto, Calif. has been awarded KCAC Player of the Week and senior Josh Stone of Ft. Worth, Texas was awarded the KCAC Pitcher of the Week for student-athlete performances March 11 to 17 by votes from KCAC sports information directors.
Rocha hit 0.533 and slugged 1.033 during an 8-1 week for the Tabor College Bluejays. In a two-game series against Briar Cliff (Iowa), Rocha went 5-7 at the plate with four runs scored and four RBI’s. Against McPherson College, in the opening of KCAC play, he went 3-for-3 at the plate with two home runs and four RBI’s in game one. Rocha ended the four-game McPherson series 8-of-13 at the plate, with 10 runs scored and six RBIs. He finished the week with 16 hits, 15 runs, 11 RBIs, five walks, three home runs, three stolen bases, two doubles, and two triples.