Mitchell and Moore Capture A-Sun Baseball Honors

Monday, March 05, 2012

MACON, Ga. – Belmont's Zac Mitchell batted an outstanding .647 on the week, while North Florida's Tyler Moore earned a win and two saves in three appearances for the Ospreys as the duo took home the Atlantic Sun Baseball weekly honors, announced Monday by the league office.

PLAYER OF THE WEEK:
Zac Mitchell, Belmont
(IF – Sr. – Cordova, Tenn. – Exercise Science)

  • First Career A-Sun Player of the Week award
  • Batted .647 on the week with 11 hits and 11 runs scored
  • Added three doubles, a triple and one home run
  • Totaled four RBI and 19 total bases
  • Helped Head Coach Dave Jarvis capture 400th career win at Belmont
OTHER NOMINEES:
  • Dan Gulbransen (OF, Jacksonville) - Drove in four runs with five hits including two doubles
  • Jordan Stampler (3B, USC Upstate) - Helped Spartans to a 3-0 week by batting .385 with four RBI and three runs scored
  • Ben Carhart (3B, Stetson) - Hit .556 with five runs scored and five RBI; led Hatters to 3-1 week
  • Joe Wielbruda (2B, North Florida) - Recorded multi-hit games in all four contests on the week
  • Clinton Freeman (1B, ETSU) - Went 6-for-11 in series win vs. Indiana with a double and home run
PITCHER OF THE WEEK:
Tyler Moore, North Florida
(RHP – So. – Ormond Beach, Fla. – Criminal Justice)
  • First Career A-Sun Pitcher of the Week
  • Made three appearances on the week and posted a 0.00 ERA
  • Earned victory on Thursday vs. Georgia Southern in 0.2 innings of work
  • Tossed 1.1 innings on Friday allowing no hits to earn first collegiate save
  • Capped week with 2.1 innings on Sunday allowing one hit for second save of the weekend and career
OTHER NOMINEES:
  • Brandon Love (LHP, Mercer) - Went eight strong innings at High Point with seven strikeouts and allowing only six hits
  • John Long (RHP, ETSU) - Earned third victory of the season with complete game in win vs. Indiana
  • David Palladino (SP, USC Upstate) - Allowed just five hits in seven innings of work vs. Georgia State; added seven strikeouts in the win
  • Josh Powers (SP, Stetson) - Pitched five shutout innings in college debut vs. Bethune-Cookman for first win
  • Chase Brookshire (SP, Belmont) - Allowed no runs and only one hit in six innings of action vs Butler

2012 Atlantic Sun Baseball Player and Pitcher of the Week
Date Player of the Week (School)
Pitcher of the Week (School)
Feb. 20 Mitchel Brennan (Stetson) Scott Moses (Belmont)
Feb. 27 Nick Backlund (Mercer) Brandon Lee (USC Upstate)
Mar. 5 Zac Mitchell (Belmont) Tyler Moore (North Florida)

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