April 20, 2022
For Immediate Release
Contact: Kit Strief
Colorado-Colorado Springs 1B drives in 17; Charleston P fires no-hitter
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DALLAS (NCBWA) The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association released its NCAA Division II National Players of the Week awards for the week ending on April 17. University of Colorado-Colorado Springs first baseman Caleb Stubbings is the National Hitter of the Week and Charleston (W. Va.) pitcher Colt Webb is the National Pitcher of the Week.

Stubbings (Parker, Colo.) Stubbings was nothing short of impressive at the plate as the redshirt freshman hit .526 (10-for-19) with five home runs, a double, and 17 RBI in the series sweep of Colorado Christian. The starting first baseman had a home run and at least three RBI in all four games as he boasted a 1.868 OPS behind a 1.368 slugging percentage. Stubbings started the series by going yard twice for his second straight multi-home run game of the season. He then followed it up with another 3-for-5 day in game two for a series-high six RBI, which included a two-run home run.

Webb (Newport, N.C.) picked up two wins on the mound for Charleston this week, including a no-hitter against Davis & Elkins on Saturday afternoon. Against the Senators, Webb allowed just four base runners (2 BB, HBP, dropped third strike) and struck out seven during his no-hitter performance. The no-hitter was the ninth in UC history, but first since 2000. He also allowed just one run in six-innings of work against Wesleyan to earn a win earlier in the week. He allowed just three hits and struck out eight against the Bobcats.

Division II Regional Players of the Week:
Atlantic: Kyle Ofier, Bloomsburg (Hitter); Colt Webb, Charleston, (W.Va.) (Pitcher)
Central: John Nett, St. Cloud State (Hitter); Joel Barker, Harding (Pitcher)
East: Michael Smith, Le Moyne (Hitter); Jacob Marshall, Le Moyne (Pitcher)
Midwest: Ben Mets, Davenport (Hitter); Michael Bosell, Tiffin (Pitcher)
South: Reed Latimer, Montevallo (Hitter); Miguel Alba, Lee (Pitcher)
South Central: Caleb Stubbings, UC-Colorado Springs (Hitter); Marcos Feria, Cameron (Pitcher)
Southeast: Seaver King, Wingate (Hitter); Garrett Stiltner, Virginia-Wise (Pitcher)
West: Kyle Csakan, Cal State San Bernardino (Hitter); Will Rudy, Cal Poly Pomona (Pitcher)

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2022 NCBWA Division II Players of the Week:
Week ending Feb. 6: Duncan Pastore, Nova Southeastern (Hitter); Justin Fuson, Fresno Pacific (Pitcher)
Week ending Feb. 13: Harrison Rodgers, Colorado Mesa (Hitter); Jack O'Brien, Hawaii Pacific (Pitcher)
Week ending Feb. 20: Brock Reller, Northeastern State (Hitter); Jeremy Adorno, Southern Arkansas (Pitcher)
Week ending Feb. 27: Zion Pettigrew, Illinois-Springfield (Hitter); Dominic Proietto, Kutztown (Pitcher)
Week ending March 6: Lewis Beals, Hillsdale (Hitter); Dylan Miller, Point Loma (Pitcher)
Week ending March 13: Kade Self, Oklahoma Baptist (Hitter); Kannon Handy, Colorado Mesa (Pitcher)
Week ending March 20: Sean Johnson, Belmont Abbey (Hitter); Lawson Isaacs, Central Oklahoma (Pitcher)
Week ending March 27: Drey Dirksen, Augustana (Hitter); Mason Philley, Arkansas-Monticello (Pitcher)
Week ending April 3: Enzo Bonventre, Southwestern Oklahoma State (Hitter); Brody McCullough, Wingate (Pitcher)
Week ending April 10: Brennen van Breusegen, Central Missouri (Hitter); Dylan Brosky, California, Pa. (Pitcher)
Week ending April 17: Caleb Stubbings, Colorado-Colorado Springs (Hitter); Colt Webb, Charleston (Pitcher)
Week ending April 24: Joey Polak, Maryville (Hitter); Luke Tupy, St. Cloud State (Pitcher)
Week ending May 1: Ben Gobbel, Belmont Abbey (Hitter); Jack Gonzales, Point Loma (Pitcher)
Week ending May 8: Luke Folsom, Colorado School of Mines (Hitter); Thomas Jones, Rockhurst (Pitcher)