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Cain Headrick Wins Northern League Player of Week

08/02/2022 7:54 AM -

Chicago, Ill. – Aug. 2, 2022 – The Northern League has announced its weekly award winners for the penultimate week of the 2022 regular season.

Cain Headrick (Lewis / Custer Park, Ill.) of the Northwest Indiana Oilmen was named the league’s Player of the Week, while Zach Beerling (Beloit College / Munster, Ind.) of the Lake County Corn Dogs was tabbed the league’s Pitcher of the Week.

Headrick went 9-for-19 (.474) and posted a .789 slugging percentage while recording two doubles and two triples over four games this week. He drove in seven runs and scored four times while also walking once and stealing a base.

Beerling logged seven shutout innings of three-hit ball in a 6-0 win over the Joliet Generals on Wednesday. He walked one and struck out two to earn the victory, improving his season record to 3-0 in three starts.

The league will announce its final weekly awards for the 2022 season on Monday, Aug. 8.

2022 Northern League Players of the Week
May 30 – Tyler Schultz, Lake County
June 6 – Dino Biggers, Joliet
June 13 – DeShawnte Carraway, Joliet
June 21 – Chris McDevitt, Southland
June 27 – Chris Baker, NWI (unanimous)
July 5 – Doug Loden, Lake County
July 11 – Hayden Matulich, Lake County
July 19 – Nick Fies, Southland (unanimous)
July 25 – Michael Gould, Joliet (unanimous)
Aug. 2 – Cain Headrick, NWI

2022 Northern League Pitchers of the Week

May 30 – Frank Plesac, Lake County
June 6 – Rex Stills, Lake County
June 13 – Justin Schassburger, Crestwood
June 21 – Matt Lelito, NWI
June 27 – Max Everaert, Southland
July 5 – Ryan Troxel, Lake County
July 11 – Nick Noles, Southland (unanimous)
July 19 – Jacob Cook, Crestwood
July 25 – Charlie Faoro, Crestwood (unanimous)
Aug. 2 – Zach Beerling, Lake County