Sam Houston’s Cowser, Central Arkansas’ Cameron Earn Weekly Baseball Honors

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first_imgFRISCO, Texas – Sam Houston State outfielder Colton Cowser is the Southland Conference Hitter of the Week and Central Arkansas hurler Noah Cameron earns Pitcher of the Week honors, the league announced Monday. Southland Conference Players of the Week are presented by MidSouth Bank.Cowser reached base safely in 13 of his 18 plate appearances over four games last week, a mid-week loss to Louisiana Tech on Tuesday and a weekend series win over Incarnate Word. With three multi-hit games, the freshman recorded a hit in nine of his 14 at-bats, good for a .643 average on the week. Sam Houston State (12-5, 5-1 SLC) hosts Baylor at 6:30 p.m. CT Tuesday before heading to The Big Easy for a three-game weekend series against New Orleans, beginning with a 6:30 p.m. first pitch on Friday. Cameron helped lead the Bears to a series-clinching win on Saturday, tossing a complete-game shutout as Central Arkansas blanked Nicholls 5-0. The Bears continue a nine-game homestand with a 6 p.m. contest against Oral Roberts before hosting Stephen F. Austin over the weekend.Hitter of the Week – Colton Cowser, Sam Houston State – Freshman – Outfielder – Cypress, TexasIn the series opener against Incarnate Word, Cowser reached base in all five plate appearances, drawing two walks and tallying three hits while scoring four of the Bearkats’ 10 runs.After going 1-for-3 with a walk, hit-by-pitch and stolen base in the middle game of the weekend, he delivered another three-hit performance in the finale, driving in four runs and a pair of extra-base hits: a homer and a double. Honorable Mention: Jeffrey Elkins, Northwestern State; Luke Marbach, Texas A&M-Corpus Christi; Taylor Smith, Incarnate Word.Pitcher of the Week – Noah Cameron, Central Arkansas – Freshman – Pitcher – St. Joseph, Mo.In his fourth career start, Cameron surrendered just four singles and struck out 13 Colonels in a complete-game shutout victory on Saturday. Over the weekend, Central Arkansas sat down 47 batters on strikes while walking just six. Entering the weekend, Nicholls ranked in the top half of the conference with a .280 team batting average.Honorable Mention: Spencer Chirpich, Abilene Christian; Cullen McDonald, Northwestern State; Alex Palmer, Stephen F. Austin.Southland weekly award winners are nominated and voted upon by each school’s sports information director. Voting for one’s own athlete is not permitted. To earn honorable mention, a student-athlete must appear on 25 percent of ballots.last_img

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