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INDIANAPOLIS – Missouri S&T junior outfielder Matt Knickerbocker and University of Indianapolis senior pitcher Jake Sprinkle have been respectively named the season’s final Great Lakes Valley Conference Player and Pitcher of the Week in the sport of baseball, it was announced by the league office Tuesday.

PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Matt Knickerbocker, Missouri S&T
Jr., OF, Bayfield, Colorado
Major: Petroleum Engineering
Team Result: W 12-4, W 9-0 (5/3), W 13-5 (5/4) vs. Rockhurst

Went 6-for-8 (.750) at the plate with nine runs batted in and five runs scored
Opened series with a 2-for-2 outing with two sacrifice flies, three RBI and two runs scored
Reached on his lone plate appearance in the second game, which was a pinch-hit two-run single
Finished the series 3-for-5 with four RBI and a pair of runs scored
Earns his first career Player of the Week award
Last Missouri S&T Player of the Week: Adam Richter (5/2/17)

PITCHER OF THE WEEK
Jake Sprinkle, Indianapolis
Sr., P, Indianapolis, Indiana
Major: Sports Marketing
Team Result: W, 2-1 vs. Quincy (5/5)

Went 10 2/3 innings in Sunday’s win, marking the second-longest outing in NCAA Division II this season
Struck out nine batters, while allowing six hits, one walk and one earned run
? Held the Hawks to a .171 batting average while lowering his ERA to 3.71 on the year
Earns his first career Player of the Week award
Last Indianapolis Pitcher of the Week: Reid Werner (3/25/19)