AUGUSTA, GA – Junior Andre Airich has
been named the Peach Belt Conference Player of the Week after
hitting .688 last week with 11 hits, three runs scored, and nine
runs batted in.
The junior started with a 2-for-4 performance, including a homerun and five RBI against Alabama-Huntsville, but came to the forefront in a three-game set against Francis Marion over the weekend.
In the series, Airich hit .750, going 4-for-5 with a double in the opener, 2-for-3 with two RBI in the second game and 3-for-4 with two more RBI and two runs scored in the finale.
He slugged .938 on the week with a .722 on-base percentage and did not strike out in 18 plate appearances.
Airich is currently hitting .424 to rank fourth in the Peach Belt Conference, and leads the league in hits with 61, and doubles with 16.