Zach Wingate named SAA Baseball Player of the Week

Zach Wingate (photo by Cari Dean)
Zach Wingate (photo by Cari Dean)

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Sophomore Zach Wingate has been named the Southern Athletic Association Baseball Player of the Week, the league office announced today.

Wingate, an infielder from Atlanta, Ga., started in all four games this week, helping BSC go 4-0 including three victories against Hendrix to clinch the regular season SAA title. He went 8-for-15 (.533) at the plate with three doubles, two runs scored, and 11 RBIs, slugging .733 with a .563 on-base percentage. From his post at first base, Wingate also made 21 putouts and one assist with no errors.

The No. 7 baseball team opens post-season play this weekend at home as the top seed in the 2015 SAA Championship, taking on eighth-seeded Centre on Friday at 4 p.m. on Striplin Field.