UHV Sweeps AII Weekly Honors

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Don Brubaker

dbrubaker@newscenter25.com

Updated: 3/24 1:33 pm

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University of Houston-Victoria’s
Marley Moehrig and Ryan Suescun have earned top honors in the Association of
Independent Institutions Conference this week as Moehrig has been named the
Female Athlete of the Week, while Suescun has been named the Male Athlete of the
Week for the week of March 17-23.



 



Moehrig,
a 5-foot-6 senior third baseman from Victoria, helped the Jaguars to a perfect
4-0 week with wins over Texas College and Northwood University as she compiled
a .750 batting average after going 9-for-12 at the plate. She also had a 1.417
slugging percentage as she banged out three doubles, a triple and a home run as
she drove in nine runs and scored six times.



 



She
finished the week with a .714 on-base percentage, stole three bases and played
errorless ball in 16 chances at the hot corner.



 



For the
year, Moehrig is hitting at a .385 clip and leads the team with 30 RBI and five
home runs. She also has six doubles, two triples and has scored 16 runs.



 



Suescun,
a 5-10 senior second baseman from Houston, became the Jaguars all-time career
hits leader when he collected his 175th career hit in leading the Jaguars to a
3-1 record, including the team’s first ever win over NCAA Division 2 No. 3 St.
Mary’s University.



 



Suescun
compiled a .533 batting average on the week going 8-for-15 with a .800 slugging
percentage. He had two triples, drove in six runs and scored twice.



 



For the
season, Suescun leads the team with a .368 batting average and a .444 slugging
percentage, along with 23 RBI, 11 stolen bases and a .449 on-base percentage.
He has scored 13 runs, has five doubles, two triples and has walked 18 times.



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