Tigerville, S.C. -- NGU's Tucker Burgess was voted "Hero of the Week" by college baseball fans on Friday, winning the popular vote for his performance last friday against Erskine College.
Burgess, sophomore from Liberty, S.C., went the distance for the Crusaders in a 1-0 victory over Erskine. In nine innings of work, Burgess scattered six hits and issued one walk while striking out nine batters. Burgess is the second NGU hurler to earn the honor this year following Cannan Cropper's nod in week five.
Tucker Burgess and the Crusaders will travel to Bristol, Tennessee for a double-header with King University on Saturday with the series finale on Sunday. First pitch for Saturday is scheduled for 12pm.