The Presidents’ Athletic Conference office has awarded four Thomas More College student-athletes with weekly conference honors.
Junior second baseman Sammy Sagers (Cincinnati, Ohio/Oak Hills) was named the PAC Softball Hitter of the Week. Sagers helped lead the Saints to a pair of PAC doubleheader sweeps last week, including three “run rule” wins. She hit .667 (eight-for-12) with two home runs, two doubles, seven runs batted-in and six runs scored. Sagers also posted a 1.333 slugging percentage and a .667 on-base percentage during the four-game stretch.
First-year designated player Kenzie Dickerson (Union, Ky./Ryle) was named the PAC Softball Rookie of the Week. Dickerson helped the Saints post a 4-0 record last week all against PAC opponents. She hit .636 (six-for-11) with a home run, two doubles, five RBI and three runs scored. Dickerson finished the week with a 1.091 slugging percentage and a .692 on-base percentage.
First-year Michael Kenney (Carmel, Ind./Guerin Catholic) was named the PAC Men’s Tennis Player of the Week. Kenney helped lead the Saints to a 3-0 record last week against PAC opposition. He was a perfect 3-0 at No. 3 singles and was also 3-0 at No. 1 doubles, where he partnered with sophomore Derrick Kwok. Kenney is 11-2 in singles play this season, which includes a 7-2 mark at the No. 3 position.
First-year Oscar Ramirez (Florence, Ky./Ryle) was named the PAC Men’ Track & Field Rookie of the Week. Ramirez helped lead the Saints to a first-place team finish at Saturday’s Franklin College Invitational. He won the 3,000 steeplechase with a time of 10 minutes, 9.69 seconds and also finished fifth in the 3,000 (9:47.36). Ramirez’s time in the steeplechase is currently the fourth-fastest among PAC counterparts.
The softball team returns to action on Thursday (April 13) when it travels to Grove City, Pennsylvania to play Grove City College. The men’s tennis team is idle until April 21 when it travels to Berea, Kentucky to play Berea College and the track & field teams is idle until April 22 when they compete at the Mount St. Joseph University Invitational in Cincinnati, Ohio.
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