Tucker Burgess earns Pitcher of the Week honors from Conference Carolinas

Tucker Burgess earns Pitcher of the Week honors from Conference Carolinas
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Tucker Burgess earns Pitcher of the Week honors from Conference Carolinas

HIGH POINT, N.C. – University of Mount Olive's Drew Ellis was named the Conference Carolinas Baseball Player of the Week, while North Greenville University's Tucker Burgess earned the Conference Carolinas Baseball Pitcher of the Week for games played Apr. 17-23, the Conference announced today.

A junior from Blythewood, S.C., Ellis led No. 1 Mount Olive to a 5-0 week by batting .467 with seven hits, six being extra-base knocks, and five RBI.

Burgess, a sophomore from Liberty, S.C., threw seven innings of work in a 10-1 win over Barton last week. He struck out eight batters while only issuing two walks and giving up five hits.