Pioneers name athletes of the week, Tanel and Christopher earn WIAC honors

Pioneers name athletes of the week, Tanel and Christopher earn WIAC honors

Week of March 13 - 19

Baseball Position Athlete of the Week - Taylor Christopher, Senior (Jackson, Minn./Jackson), Shortstop - Christopher hit .464 (13-for-28) with three doubles and one triple, while driving in nine runs in seven games to help the Pioneers to four wins during the week. He went 3-for-5 with a double and three RBI against No. 13-ranked College of New Jersey on March 15, and 3-for-5 with a triple and two RBI in a 7-4 win over Eastern Connecticut State University on March 17.

Softball Position Athlete of the Week – Thianna Wegner, Senior (Cambridge, Wis./Cambridge), Catcher - Wegner hit a team leading 3-for-12 (.416) as the Pioneers completed their Spring Break Trip in Tucson, Arizona. The senior had a hit in three out of the four games this past week including three hits against MacMurray College, and added hits against both Stevens Institute and Greenville College. 

Week of March 6 - 12

Softball Position Athlete of the Week - Jessy Tanel, Freshman (Mukwonago, Wis./Mukwonago), Firstbase - Tanel went 6-for-11 in UW-Platteville’s first four games on their spring trip to Tucson, Ariz. She recorded a pair of doubles, scored two runs and had one RBI. Tanel has multi-hit performances against Central College (Iowa) on March 11 and Dickinson College (Pa.) on March 12.