#ASunBSB Honors: Dewees Sets Record; Kyle Blanks Hatters

Monday, April 01, 2013

MACON, Ga. - For the second-straight week, North Florida earned the Atlantic Sun Baseball Player of the Week honor with Donnie Dewees claiming the accolade, while Kennesaw State's Kevin Kyle captured his first career A-Sun Pitcher of the Week award.

Dewees set the Ospreys' program record with three triples in a single game as he accomplished the feat vs. ETSU on Thursday, while Kyle hurled a complete-game shutout vs. Stetson on Saturday to give the Owls the series victory.

PLAYER OF THE WEEK:
Donnie Dewees, North Florida
(OF – Fr. – Crystal River, Fla. ‐ Health Science)

  • First Career A-Sun Player of the Week honor; third for UNF this season
  • Tallied four multi-hit games on the week including four hits vs. ETSU on Thursday
  • Totaled 11 base knocks in 20 at-bats; amassed 11 RBI with seven extra-base hits
  • Secured four doubles and three triples; all three triples came against ETSU on Friday
  • Added seven RBI in Friday contest
  • Batted .550 on the week with a slugging percentage of 1.050
OTHER NOMINEES:
  • Andrew Green (OF, ETSU) - Recorded two multi-hit games vs. North Florida on Thursday and Friday
  • Tyler Selesky (IF, FGCU) - Batted .500 for the week as Eagles went 3-1 with a win vs. South Florida
  • Derrick Workman (OF, Mercer) - Recorded a RBI in all five Mercer games to finish the week with nine
  • Trey Richardson (INF/C, USC Upstate) - Hit .438 in four games last week with three multi-hit games
  • Kal Simmons (SS, Kennesaw State) - Extended his team lead in RBI to 23; recorded a hit in all four KSU games
PITCHER OF THE WEEK:
Kevin Kyle, Kennesaw State
(P – Sr. – Atlanta, Ga. – Communications)
  • First Career Pitcher of the Week honor; first for KSU this season
  • Pitched a four-hit complete game shutout in 4-0 win vs. Stetson
  • Road shutout gave Kennesaw State the series victory vs. the Hatters
  • Struck out three batters with no walks allowed
  • Picked up his fourth straight victory of the season to improve to 5-2
  • Lowered ERA to 2.40 and opposing batting average to .223
OTHER NOMINEES:
  • Ricky Knapp (RHP, FGCU) - Picked up another victory on the season with 6.2 innings vs. Lipscomb in 8-0 win
  • Kerry Doane (RHP/IF, ETSU) - Tossed his fifth complete game in last six starts with a 7-5 win vs. North Florida
  • Brandon Barker (RHP, Mercer) - Went seven innings and allowed no earned runs on only three hits with eight strikeouts
  • Hunter Brothers (RHP, Lipscomb) - Led Bisons to first-ever road win vs. FGCU; struck out six batters in seven innings
  • Chad Sobotka (RHP, USC Upstate) - Tossed 3.2 innings of relief work without allowing a hit; earned a save vs. NKU
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)
Mar. 18 Griffin Krieg (ETSU) Jeremy Taylor (ETSU)
Mar. 25 Corey Bass (North Florida) Chris Anderson (Jacksonville)
Apr. 1 Donnie Dewees (North Florida) Kevin Kyle (Kennesaw State)

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