TUCSON, Ariz. — College of Charleston junior Brandon Murray was named one of five Louisville Slugger National Players of the Week, the Collegiate Baseball newspaper announced Monday.
The Southern Conference named Murray the SoCon player of the week.
Murray set a new school record with his nine RBIs in Sunday’s 18-5 win over Davidson. His total was the third-most in a single game by any college player in the country this season, and the most by a SoCon player since 2008.
A native of Nassau, Bahamas, Murray hit a grand slam, a three-run homer and a two-run double to lead the Cougars. For the weekend, Murray finished with three home runs and 13 RBIs.
At Hilton Head Island, freshman Mary Chandler Bryan shot a 1-under 71, but the College of Charleston women’s golf team slipped to fourth place following the second of three rounds of the Southern Conference women’s golf championship at Moss Creek Golf Club.
The Cougars shot a 25-over par score of 313 in the second round and are +42 for the tournament. Chattanooga leads at 21 over, followed by UNC Greensboro (+30) and Furman (+34). The Citadel is 10th at 689 (+113).
Bryan shot 71 to move into fourthplace. She is two shots back of individual leader, Fanny Cnops of UNCG, who shot a 4-under 68 in the second round.
In Ninety-Six, Charleston Southern combined to shoot a team 2-over par on the back nine to move into fourth place after the second round of the Big South women’s golf championships at The Patriot Golf Club at Grand Harbor.
CSU shot a team 305 (+17) to break out of a four-way tie for fifth place to open the day and move into sole possession of fourth heading into today’s final round.
Coastal Carolina leads the tournament by a stroke over Campbell, and both are well ahead of the rest of the field.