River City Rivals Receive A-Sun Baseball Awards

Monday, March 11, 2013

MACON, Ga. - North Florida's Tyler Marincov posted a monster week at the plate, while Jacksonville's Chris Anderson continued to strike out batters at a high rate as the River City duo earned the Atlantic Sun Baseball Weekly Honors, announced Monday by the league office.

PLAYER OF THE WEEK:
Tyler Marincov, North Florida
(OF – Jr. – Orlando, Fla. – Criminal Justice)

  • Second Career A-Sun Player of the Week honor; first this season
  • Amassed 10 RBI in four contests with five extra-base hits
  • Drove in five runs against South Alabama on Saturday with three runs scored
  • Tallied three home runs, one triple and one double on the week
  • Added eight runs scored, a sacrifice fly and a stolen base
OTHER NOMINEES:
  • Brandon Bednar (IF, FGCU) - Led the team with nine RBI on 13 hits with five runs scored
  • Patrick Mazeika (C/1B, Stetson) - Notched nine hits, eight runs scored and seven RBI for the Hatters
  • Derrick Workman (OF, Mercer) - Tallied 10 hits with seven runs scored, six RBI and four extra-base hits on the week
  • Luke Weber (C, USC Upstate) - Recorded eight hits, eight RBI and four runs scored in four games
PITCHER OF THE WEEK:
Chris Anderson, Jacksonville
(RHP – Jr. – Lino Lakes, Minn. – Sports Management)
  • Third Career Pitcher of the Week honor; second this season
  • Earned the win vs. UCF on Friday with eight scoreless innings
  • Allowed only four hits, while fanning 10 batters
  • Walked only one batter in the 4-0 victory
  • Moved his record to 2-1 and ERA down to 0.87 with 45 strikeouts
OTHER NOMINEES:
  • Zach Tillery (INF/RHP, FGCU) - Earned two wins on the week in 13 innings pitched with no earned runs allowed
  • Kerry Doane (RHP/IF, ETSU) - Tossed his first second-straight shutout with a 5-0 win vs. Rhode Island
  • Austin Perez (LHP, Stetson) - Tied his career-high with nine strikeouts in a 2-1 win vs. Princeton
  • Brett Crisper (RHP/OF, Northern Kentucky) - Fanned 10 batters in a complete-game effort vs. Marshall
  • Michael Renner (LHP, North Florida) - Totaled 12.2 innings on the week; earned one win with no earned runs allowed
2013 Atlantic Sun Baseball Weekly Awards
Date Player of the Week (School)
Pitcher of the Week (School)
Feb. 18 Clinton Freeman (ETSU) Chris Anderson (Jacksonville)
Feb. 25 Brooks Beisner (FGCU) Ricky Knapp (FGCU)
Mar. 3 Chesny Young (Mercer) D.J. Johnson (Mercer)
Mar. 11 Tyler Marincov (North Florida) Chris Anderson (Jacksonville)

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