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Tyler Blevins Named ODAC Baseball Player of the Week

Tyler Blevins
Tyler Blevins

HAMPDEN-SYDNEY, Va. -- Hampden-Sydney College senior Tyler Blevins/Draper has been named the Old Dominion Athletic Conference Baseball Player of the Week for the period March 18-24.

The team captain and starting first baseman led the Tigers to a 3-0 week with wins past Lynchburg (11-6) and Eastern Mennonite (12-6, 6-1) while hitting .667 (6-9) with one home run, one double, five runs, four RBIs, three walks, a sacrifice fly and was hit-by-a-pitch, as well, for an on-base percentage of .714 and a slugging percentage of 1.111.  Blevins was 3-3 during the first game of a doubleheader against EMU on March 23, including a two-run home run off the scoreboard in right center field and a run-scoring double, while scoring three runs, earning a walk and the hit-by-pitch.

Through 19 games, all starts, Tyler is hitting .328 (19-58) with two home runs, two triples, five doubles, 17 runs, 12 RBIs, 18 walks, five hit-by-pitches and three sacrifice flies.  He is tied for the team lead in homers, triples, walks and sacrifice flies.  Blevins has a team-best on-base percentage of .500 and is second on the team with his .586 slugging percentage, while sporting a fielding percentage of .981.

H-SC (10-8-1, 4-3) will host ODAC rival and nationally-ranked No. 9 Randolph-Macon College on Thursday, March 28, at 4 p.m. at Yank Bernier Field at the Ty Cobb Ballpark - Wurdeman Stadium.  The league contest against the Yellow Jackets is being sponsored by Real Living Cornerstone real estate in Farmville.