Courtesy of Oberlin Athletics
Oberlin, Ohio – Oberlin College freshman Jacob Thompson was named to the national D3baseball.com Team of the Week as a designated hitter, the website announced on Tuesday morning. On Wednesday, the NCBWA also named him Rookie of the Week for the second time this season.
Thompson, who ranks third in the North Coast Athletic Conference with a .509 batting average, closed out the Yeomen's spring break slate on fire, hitting .692 over the final four games of the trip.
The Corinth, Texas, native went 9-of-13 with two doubles, two triples, and 8 RBIs in a four-game series split with Carleton. He totaled 15 bases and scored four runs while slugging 1.154 and producing an OPS of 1.821.
Thompson, who had an on-base percentage of .667, had two or more hits in each game and now leads the team with nine multi-hit games.
Over the eight-game spring break trip, he hit a team-high .593 (16-of-27) with four doubles, three triples, and 13 RBIs.