March 21, 2010

Andre Airich Named Moe's Athlete of the Week

DAHLONEGA, GA – Senior second baseman Andre Airich has been named the Moe’s Southwest Grill North Georgia Athlete of the Week after leading the Saints to four wins last week the sports information office announced on Monday morning.

Airich hit .476 last week with 10 runs batted in to lead the Saints to four wins, including a three-game weekend sweep over Montevallo. The senior tallied three hits and a run batted in against Carson-Newman in a two-game mid-week series against the Eagles, before exploding with seven hits in three games, including nine runs batted in.

He belted his fourth home run of the season in the first inning of the second game, a three-run blast to give the Saints a three-run lead in the 7-3 victory. He had an on-base percentage of .560, and was perfect in the field, recording 11 putouts without an error at second base.

North Georgia, currently ranked 17th in the nation, return to action on Tuesday afternoon, traveling to West Georgia for a matchup against the Wolves. First pitch is set for 5:00 p.m. in Carrollton, Georgia.