The senior infielder from Sharpsburg, Georgia went a combined 8-for-13 (.615) with a .750 on-base percentage and a 1.385 slugging percentage to go along with seven runs scored, seven RBI, two doubles, one triple, two home runs, six walks and four stolen bases as the Lions posted a 4-0 week. In a 10-4 win over Oglethorpe, Burden was 3-for-5 with one run scored, five RBI, one triple, one home run and one stolen base. In an 8-1 victory over Whitworth, Burden was 1-for-2 with one run scored and two walks. In an 8-7 win over George Fox, Burden was 2-for-3 with three runs scored, one double, two walks and two stolen bases. Finally, in an 8-5 victory over Pacific Lutheran, Burden was 2-for-3 with two runs scored, two RBI, one double, one home run, two walks and one stolen base. Also Nominated: Heath Haskins, Huntingdon; Alex Kachler, Methodist; John Mitchell, Covenant; Peyton Sawyer, Maryville; JJ Wilkes, Brevard; Blake Winebarger, Pfeiffer.
Andrew Burden, Piedmont, Player of the Week
Feb 18, 2019