Ty Wright Named SoCon 'Player of the Month'
Wright has spurred the Eagles to an 11-8 record in April, including their current six-game winning streak. Wright, the reigning National Player of the Week’ by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association, batted .410 (34-for-83) in 19 games played. He scored 28 runs and drove in 29, along with his 13 doubles, nine home runs and nine stolen bases. Wright recorded a .916 slugging percentage for the month and .474 on-base percentage.
During the Wofford finale last Sunday (April 27), Wright joined teammate David Richardson in hitting for the cycle doing so in consecutive innings. The junior DH hit a single to start the game; a 2-run home run in the 2nd; RBI triple in the 3rd inning; and 2-run double in the 4th.
Wright entered this week second nationally with a .841 slugging percentage. He also ranks 43rd batting at a .409 clip, stands 15th in runs scored (1.34), 24th in doubles (0.46), tied for 11th in home runs (0.37) and 47th in on-base percentage (.506) from his leadoff spot. Wright, a transfer from ABAC, has already set a
The Eagles continue their eight-game stretch at home, facing The Citadel in Southern Conference action. The three-game series begins Friday night (May 2), first pitch scheduled for 7 p.m.
- Category: Baseball
- Published on Friday, 02 May 2008 00:24