East Carolina freshman Joe Ingle is one of eight Louisville Slugger National Players-of-the-Week, Collegiate Baseball announced on Monday.
He becomes the seventh Pirate to take home Collegiate Baseball National Player-of-the-Week honors and the second this season, after Luke Lowery’s selection on March 16.
Ingle, from Fayetteville, made three relief appearances on the week with 10 strikeouts in 51/3 scoreless innings of work with one hit. He recorded a career-high seven strikeouts at UNC Wilmington.
Ingle registered one strikeout against Memphis (Mar. 28) in game two of a doubleheader while allowing a hit in one inning.
UNC: Shortstop Kristen Brown is ACC Player of the Week after belting four home runs to bring her total to 17 on the season. In a game three sweep of Virginia, Brown, the nation’s leader in home runs, hit a two-run homer, her 13th in the past 15 games, to break the UNC record for home runs in a single season. She finished the week with nine hits, 13 RBI and seven runs while hitting .529 with a 1.294 slugging percentage.
Elon: Freshman Kara Shuttwas named CAA Player of the Week after batting .500 (7-for-14) in five games, scoring a team-high eight runs with seven RBI, a double and a home run. She also drew a team-best seven walks and was 2-for-2 in stolen bases.
UNC: North Carolina’s Chad Tutto is the ACC Men’s Co-Offensive Player of the Week, and Stephen Kelly is Co-Defensive Player.
Tutton matched a career high with four goals as he helped rally North Carolina past Duke 15-14 on Sunday. With UNC trailing 11-10 entering the fourth quarter, Tutton’s goal with 12 minutes to play put the Tar Heels ahead 12-10, and after Duke tied the game at 12, Tutton scored back-to-back goals that gave North Carolina the lead for good.
Kelly had the best game of his North Carolina career in winning 22-of-33 faceoffs – one shy of the school record. Kelly also picked up a game-high 10 ground balls to help North Carolina control the second half.
N.C. State: The team dropped four strokes from its Sunday score at the Hootie at Bulls Bay. After shooting a 291 (+3) on the second day of action, the Pack is currently in 12th place among the field of 15 teams.
Campbell: With three golfers among the top 10 individuals, Campbell won the Seahawk Intercollegiate. Gaston Bertinotti tied for third, Thomas La Morte was seventh and Craig Hornberger tied for ninth as the Camels finished the 54-hole event at 880 strokes (302-282-296), five strokes better than runner-up and 30th-ranked Georgia (885).
Mount Olive: The team is second after the first two rounds at the UNC-P/Campbell Sunoco Classic in Wallace. The Trojans climbed two spots from the first to the second round
Nicholas Adams (74-71-145) is tied for second out of 75 golfers. Jeff Villalobos (77-72-149) is tied for 10th. Jesus Valderrama (76-74-150) is tied for 17th.
Durham Sports Club: Art Chansky and Johnny Moore will be guest speakers at the Durham Sports Club, noon-1 p.m. Wednesday at Croasdaile Country Club. The two have written a book, “The Blue Divide,” about the Duke-UNC basketball rivalry.
Durham Sports Club meetings are open to the public. There is a guest fee of $25