Kyle Cook, Centre College, Baseball (Offensive)
KYLE COOK OF
CENTRE COLLEGE, a sophomore outfielder from
Maineville, Ohio, has been named the SCAC Offensive Baseball
Player-of-the-Week for games played Monday, April 9 through Sunday,
Cook hit .692 (9-13), scored nine runs and drove in 10 more to help Centre go 2-2 on the week. He also walked four times, was hit by a pitch once, stole four bases in four attempts and hit his first three career home runs.
In Wednesday’s non-conference game against Thomas More, Cook went 1 for 4 with two runs driven in and stole a base.
Cook then had a monster weekend against Sewanee, where he hit .889 (8-9) and reached base safely in 13 of his 14 plate appearances (.929 OBP). He went 3-3, including his first and second career home runs, with three runs scored, five RBI and a walk in game one.
Game two saw him go 2-3 with two runs scored, one RBI, two walks, a hit by pitch and three stolen bases. He then finished the week going three for three with four runs scored and two RBI, including a home run and a walk in game three.
In four games, he posted a .778 on-base percentage and a 1.385 slugging percentage. Cook entered the week hitting .263, but raised his average 80 points to .343 with his efforts during the week and currently owns an eight-game hitting streak.
|2012 SCAC Baseball
|Week 1||Trevor Allred, University of Dallas|
|Week 2||Adam Farris, University of Dallas|
|Week 3||Christian Muscarello, Trinity University|
|Week 4||Collin Radak, Hendrix College|
|Week 5||Nathan Harr, Hendrix College|
|Week 6||Bruce Maxwell, Birmingham-Southern College|
|Week 7||Lynden Pindling, Rhodes College|
|Week 8||Bruce Maxwell, Birmingham-Southern College|
|Week 9||Ryan Zemke, Millsaps College|
|Week 10||Wes Perkins, Millsaps College|
|Week 11||Kyle Cook, Centre College|