Senior catcher Peter Zak named UAA Hitter of the Week

Case Western Reserve University senior catcher Peter Zak has been selected as the University Athletic Association Hitter of the Week for the first time in his career, announced the league office on Tuesday.

During a 2-2 week for the Spartans (21-12-1 overall), Zak batted .600 (6-for-10) with a home run, two doubles, two runs scored, two walks, and five RBIs. On Friday versus the College of Wooster, Zak was 3-for-3 with two doubles and a two-run home run.

In 13 games since returning from the team’s spring break trip to Florida, Zak has batted a team-best .436 (17-for-39) with team highs of seven doubles and a .692 slugging percentage to go along with a homer and 10 RBIs.

Case heads to Greencastle, Ind. for a key four-game series at No. 11 nationally ranked DePauw University on Saturday and Sunday.