BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Birmingham-Southern swept the weekly Southern Athletic Association honors this week. Ryan Gaines (Dunwoody, Ga./Dunwoody HS) and Sam Roberts (Johns Creek, Ga./Blessed Trinity) were named SAA Pitcher and Player of the Week for their performance February 20-26.
Gaines pitched seven shutout innings against No. 13 WashU to earn his third win of the season. He didn't walk a single batter and struck out three. He finished the week with a 0.00 ERA.
Roberts hit .600 in four games to help lead the No. 5 Panthers to a 4-0 week, with a two-game sweep of No. 13 ranked WashU. Roberts had nine hits including a home run and double. He finished with six runs and five RBI.