LAGRANGE, Ga.—The Huntingdon baseball team swept the Great
South Athletic Conference weekly awards for the week ending March 14,
as senior Chad Green earned Player of the Week and fellow senior Alex
Sanford captured Pitcher of the Week, the league announced on Wednesday.
Green, a native of Alexander City, Ala., extended his season-best
six-game hitting streak with hits in all five games last week for the
Hawks. During the week, Green finished with a .500 batting average,
going 6-for-12 at the plate, with two runs scored and 12 runs batted
in. He also added a .667 slugging percentage and a .571 on-base
percentage in helping the Hawks finish the week 5-0 and extend their
winning streak to nine games. Green also finished with multiple RBIs in
four of the five games, including a season-high five against Blackburn
in the opening game of the series.
For the season, Green sports a .311 batting average with two home
runs and 22 runs batted in. Green has also played flawless defense, as
his fielding percentage is 1.000 and has recorded 125 putouts and 10
In his only start of the week, Sanford limited Hampden-Sydney to
just two hits over six innings, while striking out a career-high 13.
The Prattville native eclipsed his previous career best of 12, set
against Piedmont last season.
In seven starts this season, Sanford has recorded a 5-1 record with
an earned run average of 4.39. He has struck out 57 hitters in 41
innings pitched and has allowed opponents to hit just .179 on the year.
Huntingdon will return to action on Saturday, when it hosts Atlanta
Christian in a doubleheader at Neal Posey Field. First pitch of game
one is scheduled for 1 p.m.
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