The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association Division III Player of the Week process unveiled a new era that featured a Rookie honoree. That inaugural honoree for action between the week of February 19 and February 25, 2018 was Methodist University freshman pitcher Tristen Luck.
Luck, a Fayetteville, North Carolina native picked up two wins in two starts for the Monarchs. In ten innings pitched, he allowed one run (0.90 ERA) on five hits with one walk and five strikeouts. Luck collected the wins over Washington & Lee and USA South foe William Peace.