Burlington, Ont. – Gabriel Nakonechny has been named Investors Group Ontario University Athletics (OUA) Peak Performer for the period ending September 30, 2018.
Peak Performer – Gabriel Nakonechny (Toronto, Ont.) – 4th Year – Toronto Varsity Blues
Fourth-year veteran Gabriel Nakonechny hit for the cycle in leading the OUA defending champion Varsity Blues baseball team to a dominant 17-1 victory over the Waterloo Warriors on Saturday.
The Toronto native went 5-for-5, including four extra base hits – a double, two triples and a grand slam home run. Gabriel also notched seven RBI and one stolen base in the win.
Over four games this weekend, the international relations major batted .600 (9-for-15), drove in nine runs, scored eight times, and recorded four stolen bases.
The Blues (10-4) sit in second place in the OUA standings, just behind the Brock Badgers (9-3) who they will square off against this coming Friday, October 5.