SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) – Savannah State University senior first baseman Charles “Tre” Sikes was named the 2015 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference’s Player of the Year.
Sikes, a 2014 All-MEAC First Team honoree and the 2015 Preseason Player of the Year, led the conference in doubles (16). He also finished second in total bases (94), tied for second in home runs (7) and third in RBI (37), while his five sacrifice flies ranked 55th nationally. Sikes was a one-time MEAC Player of the Week honoree (March 2).
Two other SSU players joined Sikes (Hinesville, GA) on the all-conference squad.
Fellow seniors Zachary Brigham (Canton, GA) and Austin Denney (Springfield, GA) were also named to the first team.
Brigham, a third baseman, led the Tigers with a .352 batting average. He started 50 games and collected 62 hits, 11 doubles, one triple, two home runs, 40 RBI and drew 40 walks.
Denney, a pitcher, started 12 games and had a 2.17 earned run average with a 4-3 record. He struck out 62 batters in 74.2 innings. Denney was also a member of the 2014 All-MEAC squad. Referenced from SSU