March 31, 2009

Airich Picks up PBC Player of the Week Honors

Weekly Release

AUGUSTA, GA – Junior Andre Airich has been named the Peach Belt Conference Player of the Week after hitting .688 last week with 11 hits, three runs scored, and nine runs batted in.

The junior started with a 2-for-4 performance, including a homerun and five RBI against Alabama-Huntsville, but came to the forefront in a three-game set against Francis Marion over the weekend.

In the series, Airich hit .750, going 4-for-5 with a double in the opener, 2-for-3 with two RBI in the second game and 3-for-4 with two more RBI and two runs scored in the finale.

He slugged .938 on the week with a .722 on-base percentage and did not strike out in 18 plate appearances.

Airich is currently hitting .424 to rank fourth in the Peach Belt Conference, and leads the league in hits with 61, and doubles with 16.