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Truman named A-R-C Athlete of the Week

Truman Schmitt
Truman Schmitt

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Junior baseball player Truman Schmitt has been named the American Rivers Conference Male Athlete and Position Player of the Week, as announced by the conference office on Monday.

Schmitt has started the season on fire at the plate for Simpson with a .600 batting average and 15 hits.

This is the second-consecutive week that Simpson has had a player receive recognition from the league office. Brady Held was honored as the A-R-C Pitcher of the Week last week.

The Storm travel to Iowa City tomorrow to compete against the University of Iowa. First pitch is slated to begin at 4 p.m.

Truman Schmitt | Male Athlete and Position Player of the Week

  • Had 10 hits during the week to bat .589
  • Went 4 of 5 at the plate against Curry on March 11 with a home run and two RBIs
  • Scored eight runs during the week and tallied two in four straight contests
  • Leads the conference with an .840 slugging percentage