ROCK HILL, S.C. (TheSAC.com) – Lincoln Memorial's Seth Hunt was tabbed the Astroturf South Atlantic Conference Baseball Player of the Week, while Alec Bivins of Mars Hill was tabbed the Astroturf South Atlantic Conference Baseball Pitcher of the Week for games played March 6-12, the League announced today.
Hunt, a sophomore from Knoxville, Tenn., batted .636 with 14 hits and 11 runs-scored to lead his team to a 4-1 record last week, including a series sweep at SAC foe Lenoir-Rhyne. He posted multiple hits in three of his five contests last week and highlighted his week with a 6-for-6 performance with a double, a RBI and four runs-scored in game one of the double header with the Bears on March 11. He finished the five-game span with three doubles and four RBI to go along with a .680 on base percentage. The award marks his first Player of the Week nod this season.
Bivins, a junior from Lawndale, N.C., threw a seven inning complete game shutout to lead the Lions to a 14-0 win over Wingate on March 11. He struck out six Bulldog hitters and gave up just one hit in his outing. The award is his first Pitcher of the Week plaudit this season.
2017 Baseball Players of the Week
Feb. 7 - Justin Dean, Lenoir-Rhyne
Feb. 14 - Ryan Addington, Carson-Newman
Feb. 21 - Luke Setzer, Catawba
Feb. 28 - Luke Setzer, Catawba & Trejon Smith, Newberry
Mar. 7 - Bradley Brown, Wingate
Mar. 14 - Seth Hunt, Lincoln Memorial
2017 Baseball Pitchers of the Week
Feb. 7 - Hunter Hamilton, Wingate
Feb. 14 - Zach Slagle, Tusculum & Thomas St. Clair, Lenoir-Rhyne
Feb. 21 - Hunter Morgan, Wingate
Feb. 28 - Thomas St. Clair, Lenoir-Rhyne
Mar. 7 - Thomas St. Clair, Lenoir-Rhyne
Mar. 14 - Alec Bivins, Mars Hill