Northwest Missouri State junior outfielder/designated hitter Matt Gastner (Liberty, Missouri) has been named the MIAA's baseball hitter of the week for the opening week of the 2020 season.
Gastner batted .438 with three home runs and 11 RBI as the Bearcats split a four-game set with the Savage Storm. Gastner completed the four-game set with a 1.062 slugging percentage.
Gastner went 4-for-4 with two homers and six RBI in Saturday's 16-3 Bearcat victory. In the second game of the doubleheader on Saturday, Gastner hit his third home run of the series. On Sunday, Gastnerr went 2-for-5 with with a double and a walk to go along with four RBI in a 16-5 triumph over the Savage Storm.
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