Limestone's Cornell and Erskine's Calvert Named Conference Carolinas Baseball Players of the Week

HIGH POINT, N.C. – Limestone College's Alex Cornell was tabbed the Conference Carolinas Baseball Player of the Week, while Erskine College's Alex Calvert was tabbed the Conference Carolinas Baseball Pitcher of the Week for games played Mar. 4-10, the Conference announced today.

A junior from Columbia, Conn., Cornell led Limestone to a 2-1 record and series win over Conference Carolinas opponent Chowan. Cornell hit .333 with four hits, including three extra base hits (3 HR), with five RBI and three runs scored. Cornell's best performance came in a 17-1 game one win over Chowan in which he went 2-for-4 with two home runs, three RBI and two runs scored.

A senior from La Plata, Md., Calvert posted a complete game shutout in a 4-0 win over Southern Wesleyan to notch Pitcher of the Week. In the victory, Calvert scattered four hits and issued four walks with seven strikeouts in seven innings of work.

 

Also nominated for Baseball Player of the Week
Ashton King (King) - Batted .545 with six hits and one RBI in three games.
Cole Warken (Erskine) - Batted .538 with seven hits and four RBI in three games.
John Michael Faile (North Greenville) - Batted .563 with nine hits and six RBI in four games.
Juan Martinez (Barton) - Batted .400 with six hits and four RBI in four games.

Also nominated for Baseball Pitcher of the Week
George Helbig (King) - 1-0 record with six innings pitched with four strikeouts and 1.50 ERA in one appearance.
Dylan Ward (Barton) - 1-0 record with six innings pitched with nine strikeouts and 6.00 ERA in one appearance.
Payton MacPherson (Limestone) - 1-0 record with seven innings pitched with nine strikeouts and 1.29 ERA in one appearance.
Michael Giacone (North Greenville) - 1-0 record with five innings pitched with 10 strikeouts and 0.00 ERA in one appearance.
Cooper Murphy (Emmanuel) - 1-0 record with seven innings pitched with five strikeouts and 0.00 ERA in one appearance.


2019 Baseball Players of the Week

Week One (Feb. 5) - Joe Mason (Mount Olive)
Week Two (Feb. 12) - Drew Yniesta (Erskine)
Week Three (Feb. 19) - Johh Michael Faile (North Greenville)
Week Four (Feb. 26) - Blake McLean (Mount Olive)
Week Five (Mar. 5) - Marquise Lanier (Chowan)
Week Six (Mar. 12) - Alex Cornell (Limestone)

2019 Baseball Pitchers of the Week
Week One (Feb. 5) - Payton MacPherson (Limestone)
Week Two (Feb. 12) - Colby Shimmel (Barton)
Week Three (Feb. 19) - Michael Giacone (North Greenville)
Week Four (Feb. 26) - Michael Giacone (North Greenville)
Week Five (Mar. 5) - Michael Giacone (North Greenville)
Week Six (Mar. 12) - Alex Calvert (Erskine)