Claflin University outfielder Randolph Brown and pitcher Darryl White have been named SIAC Baseball East Division Player of the Week and Pitcher of the Week, respectively. Miles College outfielder Julius Fain has been named SIAC Baseball West Division Player of the Week while Miles College pitcher Justin Bartley has been named SIAC Baseball West Division Pitcher of the Week.
Brown, a native of Seabrook, SC, went 5-for-7 at the plate, including a home run and two doubles, with a .714 batting average and a 1.428 slugging percentage in two games. The 5-foot-10, 180-pound senior scored three runs with three RBIs and a .714 on-base percentage while helping the Panthers to a 2-0 record, sweeping Davis & Elkins, 3-0 and 7-3, on Saturday.
White, a native of Walterboro, SC, pitched a complete game shutout in a 3-0 win over Davis & Elkins. The 6-0, 195-pound junior also struck out five batters while walking none.
Fain, a native of Murfreesboro, TN, went 4-for-5 at the plate in two games, including a pair of doubles, with a .800 batting average and a 1.200 slugging percentage. The 6-foot, 175-pound outfielder scored two runs and drove in four runs with one stolen base, helping the Golden Bears, who is currently ranked eighth in the South Region by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA), move to 6-0 on the season with a pair of wins over Tougaloo College, 16-6 and 3-1, on Friday.
Bartley, a native of Oak Grove, AL, pitched a complete game in a 3-1 win over Tougaloo College while giving up no earned runs. The 6-foot-2, 210-pound freshman also struck out four batters to pick up his first win as a Golden Bear.