ATLANTA – Birmingham-Southern's Will Toner (Atlanta, Ga./Marist HS) was named the Southern Athletic Association Baseball Offensive Player of the Week on Monday afternoon.
Toner had an outstanding day at the plate in BSC's season opener against Methodist last Friday. The sophomore was 3-for-5 with a single, a double and home run. He also drew a walk.
Toner's home run was a grand slam in the top of the eighth inning which gave the Panthers a 20-11 lead. The long ball accounted for four of his game-high six RBIs. Toner also crossed home four times himself, making him accountable for nine of BSC's 22 runs scored in the win.
Toner and his Panther teammates will play Ferrum in their next game on Friday, Feb. 16. Birmingham-Southern will make its home debut against LaGrange College on Tuesday, Feb. 20.