Hilgenkamp Named Association of Division III Independents Student-Athlete of the Month Award Winner for March

KANSAS CITY, MO.--- Cory Hilgenkamp, a junior third baseman/pitcher for the Nebraska Wesleyan University baseball team, was named today as the recipient of the Association of Division III Independents Student-Athletes of the Month award for March 2009. Hilgenkamp has been Nebraska Wesleyan University's top pitcher and leads the team in hits as the Prairie Wolves went 14-4 in March. He was 4-0 with a 3.09 ERA, and he also had two saves. Hilgenkamp recorded 24 strikeouts in four complete games; he struck out 12 in one victory. At the plate, he batted .413 and led the team with 26 hits, nine doubles, four home runs and 16 RBI. He had five straight games with at least two hits in a game, and had a 10-game hitting streak during the month. Hilgenkamp received the AD3I Player of the Week honors for the week ending March 22.