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Ossineke’s Clark named Player of the Week at Olivet

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Ossineke resident and Alpena High grad Austin Clark

Ossineke resident, Alpena High School graduate and Olivet College senior catcher/first baseman Austin Clark has been named the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA) Position Player of the Week for baseball.

Clark posted a .333 batting average (6-for-18) in six MIAA games last week. He had at least one hit in five games, and collected six total RBI’s. In a 6-3 loss to Kalamazoo College, Clark drove in three runs.  In his final collegiate game, he went 2-for-4 with two RBI in a 9-1 win  over the Hornets.

Clark, who is being honored for the first time in his career, finished the 2012 season with a .294 batting average and tied the Olivet single-season record with 14 doubles.