Mayfield named SAA Baseball Player of the Week

Jacob Mayfield (photo by Cari Dean)

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Junior catcher Jacob Mayfield has earned the first Southern Athletic Association Baseball Player of the Week honor, the league office announced today.

Mayfield (Gadsden, Ala.) went 6-for-13 at the plate over three wins against LaGrange to open the season this weekend. In the third game, he was 4-5 and hit for the cycle, with four RBI as well. Mayfield also had 28 putouts and three assists over the three games.

The Panthers are at home this weekend, hosting the BSC Invitational. BSC will face Blackburn College on Saturday at 2:45 p.m., then on Sunday they will take on North Park at 11 a.m. and Piedmont at 5 p.m.