Kyle Thompson of Wayne State College was named Tuesday afternoon as the Northern Sun Conference Baseball Player of the Week following his play in series against Northeastern State and Fort Hays State to open the 2019 season.
Thompson, a 6-1, 190-pound senior third baseman from Omaha (Creighton Prep HS), recorded a .409 average in six games with two homers (both grand slams) to go with 11 RBI and an .818 slugging percentage in helping the Wildcats start the 2019 season with a 5-1 record.
Thompson belted grand slam homers in back-to-back weeks, both coming in the first inning of games vs. Northeastern State of Oklahoma (2/9/19) and at Fort Hays State (2/14/19).
For the six games, Thompson went 9 for 22 at the plate and hit safely in all six games with three multi-hit games and recorded RBI’s in five of the six games played.
Wayne State is 5-1 on the season and is off until Friday, March 1 when the Wildcats start a three game series at Regis in Colorado.