Nichols Named Conference Carolinas Athlete of the Week

Nichols Named Conference Carolinas Athlete of the Week

HIGH POINT, N.C. – Emmanuel College's Jake Nichols was tabbed the Conference Carolinas Baseball Player of the Week, while Barton College's Alex Hart was tabbed the Conference Carolinas Baseball Pitcher of the Week for games played Apr. 15-21, the Conference announced today. This marks the first POTW for both Nichols and Emmanuel, while being the first for Hart and fourth overall for Barton.

A senior from Riverside, Calif., Nichols led Emmanuel to a 4-1 record last week. Nichols hit .389 with seven hits, including six extra-base hits (5 HR, 2B), with 12 RBI and six runs scored. Nichols' best outing came in a 10-2 win over Anderson (S.C.), going 3-for-5 with three homers with seven RBI.

A sophomore from Raleigh, N.C., Hart picked up the win for Barton in a 6-1 victory over Southern Wesleyan. In five innings of relief, Hart let up one hit while striking out nine batters.


Also nominated for Baseball Player of the Week: 
Conner Ewing (Southern Wesleyan) - Batted .375 with three hits and two RBI in three games.
Chase Allen (Limestone) - Batted .462 with six hits and three RBI in three games.
Jared Williams (North Greenville) - Batted .667 with 10 hits and four RBI in four games.
Chase Riker (Barton) - Batted .545 with six hits and five RBI in three games.

Also nominated for Baseball Pitcher of the Week: 
Tyler Parry (Southern Wesleyan) - 1-0 record with nine innings pitched with six strikeouts and 0.00 ERA in one appearance.
Tucker Burgess (North Greenville) - 1-0 contest with 5.1 innings pitched with eight strikeouts and 0.00 ERA in one appearance.
Michael Sholtis (Limestone) - 1-0 record with six innings pitched with 10 strikeouts and 3.00 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)
Week Seven (Mar. 19) - Utah Jones (North Greenville)
Week Eight (Mar. 26) - Marquise Lanier (Chowan)
Week Nine (Apr. 2) - JT Stone (Mount Olive)
Week 10 (Apr. 9) - Devin Patrick (Southern Wesleyan)
Week 11 (Apr. 16) - Gunner Tolston (Mount Olive)
Week 12 (Apr. 23) - Jake Nichols (Emmanuel)

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)
Week Seven (Mar. 19) - Tucker Burgess (North Greenville)
Week Eight (Mar. 26) - Jakob Ryan (Barton)
Week Nine (Apr. 2) - Caleb Bishop (Mount Olive)
Week 10 (Apr. 9) - Josh Antwine (Southern Wesleyan)
Week 11 (Apr. 16) - Colby Shimmel (Barton)
Week 12 (Apr. 23) - Alex Hart (Barton)