GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Tusculum University third baseman Bryson Ford has been named the AstroTurf South Atlantic Conference Baseball Player of the Week for games played February 18 through February 24.
Ford, a sophomore from Knoxville, Tennessee, led the Pioneers to a 3-0 record last week, while collecting multiple hits in each of the three games. He batted .636 for the week with nine RBI and scored four runs while collecting two doubles and a triple. He also stole three bases and posted a .692 on-base percentage and a 1.000 slugging percentage.
He went 3-for-5 with two RBI in TU's 6-5 road win at Lander University last Monday. On Sunday, he went 4-for-6 with seven RBI in the Pioneers' doubleheader sweep over Goldey-Beacom College.
Following Tuesday's home game with King University, the Pioneers will open its 20th South Atlantic Conference season when they travel to Wingate University for a three-game weekend series beginning with Friday opener at 6 p.m.