NORMAL, Ill. – Sam Judah was selected as the Frontier League player of the week for the second time this season. The outfielder for the Normal CornBelters, presented by Illinois Corn Farmers, is the first player this season to be selected twice for the award. Judah was named the player of the week for the week of July 14 – July 20.
During the week, Judah batted 5 for 11 for a .455 average. He drove in seven runs while hitting two home runs during the week. For the season, Judah is now batting .325 with nine home runs and 49 RBI.
Judah is in his fourth year in professional baseball. Last season with the Sioux City Explorers he finished with a .284 batting average while hitting 16 doubles and five home runs.
“This is a great honor for Judah to be the first repeat award winner. He had a great week and it’s a pleasure to see him being honored by the league,” said CornBelters Field Manager Brooks Carey. “This is well deserved award for Judah.”
This is the first season that the Frontier League has named a player and pitcher of the week. The awards are chosen by Pointstreak, the official statistical provider of the Frontier League and the Independent Professional Baseball Federation.