Erskine's Yniesta Named Week 2 Baseball Player of the Week
HIGH POINT, N.C. – Erskine College's Drew Yniesta was tabbed the Conference Carolinas Baseball Player of the Week for games played Feb. 4-10.
A sophomore from North Charleston, S.C., Yniesta tallied nine hits and a .500 average at the plate to lead Erskine to a 4-0 record last week, which included a three-game series sweep of West Liberty. Yniesta registered five extra-base hits (2 HR, 2 2B, 3B), drove in 11 RBI and scored eight runs. Yniesta's best performance was in the Fleet's 15-6 game three rout against West Liberty, as he went 4-for-5 with a homer, a triple, four RBI and three runs scored.
Mount Olive's Mason Named Week 1 Baseball Player of the Week
HIGH POINT, N.C. – University of Mount Olive's Joe Mason was tabbed the Conference Carolinas Baseball Player of the Week for games played Feb. 1-3.
Mason, a junior from Morehead City, N.C., tallied eight hits and a .615 average at the plate to lead the No. 23 Trojans to a 3-0 record to open the season, which included a win over No. 2 Tampa. He collected four extra-base hits (3 HR, 2B) and drove in 11 RBI. Mason's best performance was in UMO's 17-4 blowout of Lander, as he went 2-for-5 with two homers and seven RBI.