MILWAUKEE – Senior Ryan Newman of the MSOE baseball team was named the Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference Player of the Week for Feb. 26 the league office announced late Monday.
Newman and the Raiders opened their 2018 season in Florida with one game on Sunday. Newman went 2-for-4 and drove in all four runs in a tough, 6-4 walk-off loss to Alma. After MSOE fell behind 4-0, Newman plated a run with a sacrifice fly in the seventh inning, then hit a game-tying, three-run home run in the ninth inning.
The Raiders play seven games in Florida, including a doubleheader with Hanover Tuesday.