Baseball: McKinley Erves Selected as USA South Rookie of the Week

Freshman designated hitter McKinley Erves was selected as the USA South Baseball Rookie of the Week for the week ending Feb. 25.

Erves went a combined 7-for-14 (.500) with a .786 slugging percentage and .556 on-base percentage in four games. He had four runs scored, four RBIs, two doubles, a triple, three walks and two stolen bases. In a 10-6 loss to seventhranked Birmingham-Southern, Erves was 2-for-4, including a triple, score two runs, and had an RBI. In a three-game USA South series against Covenant, he was a combined 5-for-10 with two runs scored, three RBIs, two doubles, three walks and two stolen bases. For the season, Erves is second on the team with a .313 batting average and tied for second with 11 RBIs.