Blake Church named SoCon Baseball Player of the Week
Church batted .778 last week with eight runs scored
Church batted .778 last week with eight runs scored

Monday, April 19, 2004

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Apr. 19, 2004) - East Tennessee State sophomore first baseman Blake Church (Roswell, Ga.) was named Southern Conference Baseball Player of the Week Monday afternoon after leading the Bucs to a sweep this past weekend over SoCon rival Appalachian State. In the three-game series, Church batted .778 (7-for-9) with four doubles, four walks two RBIs and eight runs scored. In Saturday's game one against the Mountaineers, Church went 3-for-4 with an RBI, a walk and three runs scored. He followed that up by going 1-for-2 with two walks, two runs scored and an RBI in game two of Saturday's doubleheader. In the series finale Sunday afternoon, Blake was a perfect 3-for-3 with a walk and three runs scored. Blake has had at least one hit and scored at least one run in each of ETSU's last five games. He is batting .632 (12-of-19), scoring 10 runs in that span. Church has raised his batting average to .361, second on the team. He leads the Bucs with 32 RBIs and also has three homers while scoring 21 runs on the season. The Buccaneers are one of the hottest teams in the Southern Conference, having won six-straight games and seven-straight conference games. East Tennessee State's next game is against UNC Asheville Wednesday night at 7 p.m. from Cardinal Park in Johnson City, Tenn.
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Nov 15 Mercer University 1
WBB High Point University 76 Final
Nov 17 ETSU 84
MBB Virginia-Wise 66 F
Nov 18 ETSU 111
WBB Appalachian State University 76 Final
Nov 19 ETSU 70
WBB ETSU 79 Final
Nov 21 Saint Francis University 63
VB ETSU Greensboro, N.C.
Nov 22, 12:00 p.m. No. 5 Western Carolina (SoCon Quarterfinal)
MBB UNC Asheville 87 F
Nov 22, 12:00 p.m. ETSU 98
Nov 24, 12:00 p.m. Winthrop 64
WBB ETSU 69 Final
Nov 24, 12:00 p.m. Indiana State University 76
WBB ETSU Bloomington, Ind.
Nov 26, 2:00 p.m. Indiana University
WBB ETSU Blacksburg, Va.
Nov 29, 5:00 p.m. Virginia Tech University
MBB ETSU Morehead, Ky.
Dec 1, 7:00 p.m. Morehead State
WBB ETSU Fairfax, Va.
Dec 3, 5:00 p.m. George Mason University
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WBB ETSU Huntsville, Ala.
Dec 6, 6:00 p.m. Alabama A&M University
MBB UNC Greensboro Freedom Hall
Dec 13, 4:00 p.m. ETSU
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WBB ETSU Morehead, Ky.
Dec 15, 12:00 p.m. Morehead State University
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