Covenant's Gillespie Named NCCAA Baseball Player Of The Week

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

The honor marks the third time this season that a Covenant player has won the award.

Soccer players Matt Hudnut and Hudson Brock were also NCCAA Players of the Week in the fall.LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN -- Sophomore outfielder Scott Gillespie has been selected as the NCCAA Baseball Player of the Week, announced the association on Tuesday afternoon.

The sophomore from Milton, Ga., went 4-for-7 in a doubleheader sweep of Berea over the weekend. Gillespie had three hits in game one with two runs scored and a run batted in as Covenant won 4-3 in extra innings. In game two of the series, Gillespie had a double in three at-bats as the Scots claimed a 6-0 win.

Gillespie and the Scots are back in action on Friday with a single game against Emory & Henry at 2 p.m. Both teams will then face off in a doubleheader on Saturday beginning at 12 p.m.


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