Monday, June 7, 2010

Chris Nowak Named Southern League Hitter of the Week

Chris Nowak
[Via email from Joe Davis of the Montgomery Biscuits.]

MONTGOMERY, AL – The Southern League today announced that Chris Nowak has been named the Southern League Hitter of the Week for the period from May 31st-June 6th

The Biscuits utilityman entered the week with 2 HR and 8 RBI on the season; during the week, he hit 3 HR and collected 8 RBI, including a 2-HR, 5-RBI performance Monday in Mississippi. Nowak was 10-27 overall on the week, and raised his season average 26 points to .224.

Nowak is the first Biscuit to win Hitter of the Week in 2010, and the 13th in franchise history. The award comes on the heels of Jake McGee's Pitcher of the Week honors.

The 27 year old is now in his fourth season with the Biscuits, and can be found throughout the Biscuits record books. He is most fondly known for his 2007 Southern League Championship MVP performance.

West Tenn's Mauricio Robles took home the Pitcher of the Week honors.

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