WACO, Texas -- Vaughn Shapen (SR/Shreveport, Louisiana) of LSU Shreveport was tabbed as the RRAC Baseball Player of the Week for March 13-19. This is the eighth set of weekly awards for the 2017 baseball season.
Shapen drove in nine runs in a 3-2 week for the Pilots. The senior catcher was 7-for-14 with five runs scored and five walks. Shapen sparked a 17-4 win in the first game of a threee-game series with Huston-Tillotson University (Texas) by going 4-for-4 with two triples, a home run and five RBIs. The Shreveport native also tacked on two RBIs in each of the last two games as LSUS won the series 2-1. Shapen is now batting .380 this season with two homers and 16 RBIs. The Pilots are currently ranked 13th in the country and are locked in a three-way tie with TAMUT and University of the Southwest (N.M.) for first in the RRAC at 7-2 with an overall record of 20-8.
Additional player nominees: Hunter Babineaux (Texas College), Nate Caban (Southwest), Orlando Collado (Our Lady of the Lake), Logan Constantine (LSU Alexandria), Cameron Frost (Texas A&M-Texarkana), Justin Harmon (Wiley), Jacob Mihalski (Houston-Victoria), Spencer Thomas (Jarvis Christian).
RRAC Baseball Weekly Awards for 2017
RRAC Player of the Week
Derek Maciejeski (Houston-Victoria)
Logan Constantine (LSU Alexandria)
Taylor Faulk (LSU Alexandria)
Brady Fryou (LSU Alexandria)
Kevin Rosario (SR/Hollywood, Florida) (LSU Shreveport)
Isiah Peters (Southwest)
Cole Beckham (Texas A&M-Texarkana)
Vaughn Shapen (LSU Shreveport)
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