Mayfield named to D3baseball.com Team of the Week

Jacob Mayfield (photo by Cari Dean)
Jacob Mayfield (photo by Cari Dean)

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Senior catcher Jacob Mayfield has been named to the D3baseball.com Team of the Week, the organization announced today.

Mayfield, from Gadsden, Ala., helped No. 18 Birmingham Southern move to 5-0 this past weekend, going 6-for-11 (.545) at the plate. He hit three doubles with four RBI for an .818 slugging percentage and .615 on-base percentage. Mayfield also scored six runs and was hit-by-pitch twice. At his post behind the plate, he made 24 putouts with two assists for a perfect fielding percentage.

The Panthers, who moved to 14th in this week's D3baseball.com Top 25, will face in-state rival Huntingdon tonight at 6 p.m., and return home this weekend for a conference series against Oglethorpe, with games Friday at 6 p.m. and Saturday at 3 p.m. and 6 p.m.