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Briar Cliff takes GPAC baseball & softball honors

Jake Erichsen is the GPAC player of the week after hitting five home runs with 13 RBI's. Jake Erichsen is the GPAC player of the week after hitting five home runs with 13 RBI's.
The Briar Cliff baseball team had the GPAC Baseball Player of the Week as Jake Erichsen was given the honor after helping the Chargers go 4-0 in conference play.
Erichsen, a Sioux City North graduate, went 10-for-18 on the week with a .556 batting average. The Charger first baseman belted five homers and a double to rack up 13 RBI while scoring seven runs. Erichsen’s bombs were two solo homers, a two-run homerun, a three-run shot and a grand slam. He had two performances with six RBI and two homers as he led BCU to a 15-4 victory over Concordia and a 16-1 win over Nebraska Wesleyan. On the week, Erichsen held a slugging percentage of 1.444.

The Chargers four game winning streak ended Tuesday with a 13-5 loss to Dakota State.
Bailey Hendrix received GPAC Softball Pitcher of the Week honors for her pitching efforts last week, helping the Chargers go 4-2 overall.
Hendrix, a native of Gretna, Nebraska, was responsible for all four wins for Briar Cliff last week as she had a personal record of 4-2 as she recorded wins over Mount Marty and Avila University and back-to-back wins over Baker University. Hendrix’s best pitching performance of the week came in her first game as she fired a no hitter against the Lancers with four strikeouts in the 6-0 victory. Bailey pitched 27.1 innings during the week to tally 14 strikeouts and five walks while surrendering 21 hits and 13 runs (11 earned).
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