Pitcher of the Week: Bryan Warzek, New Orleans – Jr. – LHP – Clifton Park, N.J.Warzek added to his impressive 2018 season in Corpus Christi this weekend, allowing just four hits over eight innings and striking out a career-high and conference-high 16 batters in the game to improve to 2-0 on the season. He ranks fourth in the nation in total strikeouts (71) and is fifth in strikeouts per nine innings (14.41). In league play he ranks second with 39 batters struck out 2018 Southland Baseball Week 8 Notes (PDF)FRISCO, Texas – Houston Baptist senior Spencer Halloran and New Orleans junior Bryan Warzek are the Southland Conference Baseball Players of the Week, the league announced Monday. Southland Players of the Week are presented by UniversalCoin.com. The Privateers (13-15, 5-7 SLC) play at Tulane tomorrow at 6:30 p.m. and head to Lamar for a weekend series beginning Friday at 6 p.m. HBU (11-17, 5-4 SLC) hosts UTRGV tomorrow at 3 p.m. CT before heading to Central Arkansas for a three-game conference road series starting Friday at 6 p.m. Southland weekly award winners are nominated and voted upon by each school’s sports information director. Voting for one’s own athletes is not permitted. To earn honorable mention, a student-athlete must appear on 25 percent of ballots. Honorable Mention: Matthew McCollough, Houston Baptist; Tyler Gray, Central Arkansas; Cody Allen, UIW. Hitter of the Week: Spencer Halloran, Houston Baptist – Sr – 3B/OF – Sheffield, IowaHalloran recorded an extra-base hit in all four games this week, helping the Huskies to a 2-2 record, including a series victory over Lamar. He doubled, drove in a run and stole two bases in Tuesday’s 6-5 loss to UTSA. In Thursday’s opener against Lamar, he went 2-for-3 with a double, a home run, tallied an RBI and scored twice to help the Huskies to a 7-4 win. He doubled, drove in a pair and scored in Friday’s 5-2 victory. In Sunday’s finale, Halloran was 3-for-5 with a double and an RBI. Honorable Mention: Keaton Presley, Central Arkansas; Ryan Flores, UIW; Pearce Howard, New Orleans; Eric Bohnert, Sam Houston State.