By Nicholas Huenefeld/Owens Sports Information
Owens Community College student-athletes Casey Gose (Genoa/Genoa, Ohio) and Grant Peters (Eastwood/Pemberville, Ohio) have been named this week's Ohio Community College Athletic Conference (OCCAC) player and pitcher of the week recipients, respectively, in baseball.
Gose, a sophomore outfielder/infielder, went 10-for-23 (.435) over six games last week, while leading his team to a 4-2 record. He added six runs, four walks, one double and two RBI. In four conference games against No. 3 Sinclair Community College, he hit 6-for-13 (.462) with two runs and three walks. Overall this year, Gose is hitting .379 (36-for-95) with five doubles, 37 runs, one triple, 22 RBI, 14 walks and 14 stolen bases.
Peters, a sophomore right-handed pitcher, posted a 1-0 shutout over No. 3 Sinclair Community College. He went all seven innings while allowing just three hits and two walks with 13 strikeouts. It was the first time Sinclair had been shutout since March of 2014. Peters is now 3-1 overall this year with 29 strikeouts over 25 innings with a 3.96 ERA.
Owens is now 17-9 overall and 2-2 in OCCAC play. They will be back in action at Ashland University tomorrow with a nine inning game beginning at 3 p.m.
With the awards today, Owens has now swept all five weekly conference awards this week. Jacey Gray (Springfield/Holland, Ohio) was named the OCCAC softball player of the week. Kailey Minarchick (Columbia Station/Columbia Station, Ohio) was named the OCCAC softball pitcher of the week, and Dominic DiGiacomo (Ocean City/Ocean City, N.J.) was named the OCCAC golfer of the week.