Defiance's Michael Gilliland (Napoleon, Ohio / Napoleon) has been named the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Baseball Hitter of the Week.
Gilliland led the Yellow Jackets to a 4-2 overall week going 12-for-25 at the plate with four RBI and 15 total bases. The junior also recorded six runs and led Defiance to a sweep of Manchester as he delivered a walk off homerun in the bottom of the ninth inning. Gilliland finished the week batting .480 with a .600 slugging percentage.
The Defiance College Yellow Jackets (12-18, 5-9 HCAC) will travel to Mount St. Joseph on Tuesday at 2 p.m. before hosting Franklin on Friday at 1 p.m.
|Week 1||Nick Rush, Manchester University|
|Week 2||Ryan Golden, Bluffton University|
|Week 3||Nick Butcher, Anderson University|
|Week 4||Glen Collier, Defiance College|
|Week 5||Drew Naumovich, Franklin College|
|Week 6||Isaac Taylor, Transylvania University|
|Week 7||Nick Wright, Franklin College|
|Week 8||Ryan Bixler, Franklin College|
|Week 9||Michael Gilliland, Defiance College|