Young, Doane Guide Teams to Sweeps; #ASunBSB Honors

Monday, April 15, 2013

MACON, Ga. - Mercer and ETSU both earned sweeps in Atlantic Sun baseball action over the weekend and as a result collected the A-Sun weekly honors, announced Monday by the league office. The Bears' Chesny Young led the Bears to a series sweep vs. No. 24 FGCU, while ETSU's Kerry Doane started the weekend by blanking Lipscomb, 8-0, in his third career shutout.

PLAYER OF THE WEEK:
Chesny Young, Mercer
(3B – So. – Atlanta, Ga. ‐ Business)

  • Second Career A-Sun Player of the Week honor; second of the year
  • Guided Bears to a three-game sweep of No. 24 FGCU at home
  • Amassed eight hits on three multi-hit games; added four RBI
  • Delivered a walk-off RBI single on Saturday for a 4-3 win vs. FGCU
  • Tallied two extra-base hits vs. Eagles including a homer in series finale
  • Batted .444 on the week (8-for-18) with a .500 on-base percentage
OTHER NOMINEES:
  • Dylan Tritsch (OF, ETSU) - Hit .500 on the week with five runs scored; totaled three multi-hit games
  • Tyler Selesky (IF, FGCU) - Scored four runs in four games from the lead off spot; added four hits
  • Patrick Mazeika (C/1B, Stetson) - Extended hitting streak to 21 games; batted .571 for the week
  • Max Pentecost (C, Kennesaw State) - Totaled four extra-base hits with three doubles in four games for KSU
  • Pat Hyde (C, Northern Kentucky) - Drove in six of NKU's seven runs vs. UNF on Saturday with four hits
  • Ryan Roberson (CI, North Florida) - Belted three homers in a 4-0 week for the Ospreys; totaled five RBI
PITCHER OF THE WEEK:
Kerry Doane, ETSU
(RHP/IF – Sr. – Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. – Criminal Justice)
  • First Career Pitcher of the Week honor; second for ETSU this season
  • Tossed his third career shutout and NCAA leading seventh complete game
  • Fanned eight Lipscomb batters in the 8-0 win on Friday
  • Allowed only seven combined hits in 11 innings pitched on the week
  • Bucs stretched A-Sun winning streak to six games with second-straight sweep
  • Lowered season ERA to 1.96 and increased record to 7-1
OTHER NOMINEES:
  • Austin Perez (LHP, Stetson) - Ran his record to 3-0 in A-Sun play; leads the Hatters with a 5-1 overall record
  • David Teasley (RHP, Mercer) - Made four appearances out of the bullpen; struck out 12 batters in 8.1 innings of work
  • Tommy Organ (LHP, North Florida) - Earned the win on Friday vs. NKU with only three hits allowed over 6.2 innings
  • Steve Janas (P, Kennesaw State) - Earned his fifth win of the season and fourth in a row on Friday night
  • Tim Clark (LHP, Northern Kentucky) - Made two appearances for NKU; totaled seven innings with only one earned run allowed
  • Alex McRae (P, Jacksonville) - Pitched a complete-game shutout win vs. Kennesaw State on Saturday
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)
Apr. 8 Drew Weeks (North Florida) Corbin Olmstead (North Florida)
Apr. 15 Chesny Young (Mercer) Kerry Doane (ETSU)

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