first_imgFRISCO, Texas – Northwestern State senior David Fry and Nicholls senior Cayden Hatcher are the Southland Conference Baseball Players of the Week, the league announced Monday. Southland Players of the Week are presented by Honorable Mention: Nick Mikolajchak, Sam Houston State; Jerry Maddox, Northwestern State; Josh Green, Southeastern Louisiana. Southland weekly award winners are nominated and voted upon by each school’s sports information director. Voting for one’s own athletes is not permitted. To earn honorable mention, a student-athlete must appear on 25 percent of ballots. Honorable Mention: Jack Rogers, Sam Houston State; Cody Grosse, Southeastern Louisiana. The Demons (25-19, 11-10 SLC) heads to San Antonio to face UIW (27-18, 12-9 SLC) in a three-game series starting Friday at 6:30 p.m. CT. Nicholls (19-26, 9-12 SLC) hits the road to face Prairie View A&M on Wednesday at 3 p.m. before a conference series at Stephen F. Austin (14-29, 6-15 SLC) beginning Friday at 6:30 p.m. Hitter of the Week: David Fry, Northwestern State – Sr. – 1B/C – Colleyville, TexasFry continued his assault on the Demons’ career record book last week, starting with his first career five-hit game against Mississippi Valley State on Tuesday. All five hits in the series opener with the Devils went for extra bases as he tied NSU’s single-game record with three doubles. His 11 total bases against MVSU were one shy of the school record. He homered in three straight games to open the week, the second time he has done so this season and third time in his career. The senior added his conference-leading ninth home run of the season to open Northwestern State’s scoring against Houston Baptist in the series opener. Pitcher of the Week: Cayden Hatcher, Nicholls – Sr. – RHP – Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.Hatcher tossed his first career complete game against Lamar in a 6-1 series-tying win. He scattered six hits and allowed one earned run while striking out four and walking two. His only blemish came from a sacrifice fly. The senior allowed just two hits – both singles – through the final five innings.last_img read more