Turks Player of the Week

John Gregory Player of the Week 3

- Congratulations to John Gregory for being named Turks Player of Week 3. The rising Longwood sophomore John Gregory proved to be a serviceable weapon in the closer role for the Turks last week. The left-handed pitcher fired six innings of relief without allowing an earned run, while striking out 10 and picking up two saves. […]

Ty Andrus Player of the Week 2

- Congratulations to outfielder Ty Andrus being named Turks Player of the Week 2.  Andrus (Wingate) tied for the team lead in hits, runs scored, and RBIs in the Turks’ past seven contests. Andrus smacked six hits, scored four runs and drove in three, while covering endless amounts of ground in centerfield. Despite not having quite the record […]

Davis Kirkpatrick Week 1 POTW

- Congratulations to Davis Kirkpatrick (East Carolina U.) being named the 2017 Turks Player of the Week. In three appearances, the Turks reliever has fired 10 1/3 innings, while allowing no runs and striking out eight batters. The powerful right-hander, who underwent Tommy John surgery in 2015, used his sidearm delivery to cruise through eight innings […]

Ryne Sigmon: 2016 Week 7 POTW

- Week 7 Player of the Week is Ryne Sigmon. He played in all but one game this past week, and hit .333. He went 6-for-18 with a double, three RBI’s, three walks, and a .429 on base percentage.

Trevor Craport: 2016 Week 6 POTW

- A different Turks player continues to step up every week, and this week it was Trevor Craport. There were just three games played this past week, but Craport made the most out of them, going 5-for-13 for a .385 average, and racking up four RBI’s, the only Turk with more than one this week. Craport […]

Malik Jones: 2016 Week 5 POTW

- With a 2-0 record, 0.00 ERA in 13 innings pitched, Malik Jones of Georgia Gwinnett College becomes the first pitcher to be named Turks Player of the Week. Jones started two games, shutting out both the Charlottesville TomSox over seven innings, allowing four hits, and the Woodstock River Bandits over six innings, allowing just one […]

Jonathan Pryor: 2016 Week 4 POTW

- The Harrisonburg Turks Week Four player of the week is Jonathan Pryor. The Turks spent most of the week at home, and Pryor delivered for the home crowd. The Demon Deacon went 12 for 22 for a .545 average in six games, accumulating 12 hits, three doubles, a triple, and his first home run of […]

Greg Popatak: 2016 Week 3 POTW

- Written By Jackson Campbell Broadcast Intern First baseman Greg Popatak of George Mason University earns the Turks Week Three Player of the Week Award. Over the past seven days Popatak is tied for the team lead with 10 hits, belted four home runs to give him the Valley Baseball League lead with five, drove in nine runs, […]

Tripp Shelton: 2016 Week 2 POTW

- With a .556 average over the past week, the Turks Player of  Week Two is shortstop Tripp Shelton from the Spartans of UNC Greensboro. Shelton went 10-18 over a five game span. He picked up two doubles, four RBI’s, a home run and four walks contributing to four Turks wins. His best game came against […]

Bryan Arias: 2016 Week 1 POTW

- Turks second baseman Bryan Arias had a very solid season at the University of Texas San Antonio in 2016.  To say he continued the trend as a Turk is an understatement. Arias batted .484 (15 for 31) over the first 7 games with 3 HR and 8 Runs batted in.  Bryan and returning Turks shortstop […]

Jared Baker: Week Seven Turks POW

- In a week where the Turks closed out the regular season with a record of 29-13. The Turks Player of the Week was awarded to Jared Baker. Baker (Oklahoma City) hit .381 in 21 at-bats, with one home run, six RBIs, four walks, one stolen base and four runs scored. Jared has been the primary […]

Shane Billings and James Ziemba: Week Six Co-Turks POW

- The Turks Player of the Week was earned by two players as center-fielder Shane Billings and LHP James Ziemba (Duke) were honored. For Billings, this is his third week in a row getting the award. Shane hit .500 in 18 at-bats with a double, an RBI, six runs scored and three stolen bases this week. […]