Baseball: Blake Butcher named USA South Baseball Player of the Week

Baseball: Blake Butcher named USA South Baseball Player of the Week

Senior third baseman Blake Butcher is the USA South Baseball Player of the Week for the week ending March 19.

Butcher was 9-for-15 (.600) with a .600 on-base percentage and a 1.133 slugging percentage to go along with five runs scored, seven RBIs, four doubles and two triples to help lead the No. 5 Panthers to a 3-0 week. In an 11-1 win over Stevens Institute, Butcher was 3-for-5 with two runs scored, an RBI and two doubles. In a doubleheader sweep of Averett, he went 6-for-10 in the two games with three runs scored, six RBIs, two doubles and two triples. For the season, Butcher is batting .362 with three home runs and 21 RBIs.