ALTOONA, Pa. – One day after earning Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference Player of the Week honors, Penn State Altoona sophomore outfielder Peter Jacobs (Dix Hills, NY/Half Hollow Hills West) was recognized on a national scale for his performance last week when he was named to this week's D3baseball.com Team of the Week on Tuesday.
The Team of the Week is D3baseball.com's weekly honor roll, in its seventh season of recognizing the top performers at each of the nine positions from the previous week. Players are selected from nominations from their school's sports information directors. This is the ninth Team of the Week of the 2018 season.
Jacobs had a big day at the plate in the Lions' doubleheader sweep of new AMCC opponent Alfred State College on Friday afternoon.
In game one of the twinbill, Jacobs hit 1-for-2 with three runs scored and two walks. In game two, the sophomore went 4-for-5 with four runs batted in, three runs scored, one home run, and one double.
On the week, Jacobs hit .714 (5-for-7) with six runs scored, four RBI, two walks, one home run, and one double. This is his first career D3baseball.com Team of the Week selection.
Penn State Altoona baseball is 6-10 overall and 3-1 in the AMCC, and the Lions return to action today, Tuesday, April 10 with a home doubleheader against conference opponent Pitt-Greensburg. First pitch of game one is set to happen at 1:00 p.m.