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Massey named A-Sun Baseball Player of the Week

Monday, March 03, 2014

MACON, Ga. -  After an outstanding week on the diamond for the Bisons, Grant Massey was tabbed the Atlantic Sun Baseball Player of the Week, the leauge officed announced Monday.

The junior shortstop combined to go 8-of-18 at the dish with five extra-base hits, three RBI's and seven walks in helping lead the Bisons to three wins. Massey also scored five runs on the week.

Massey blasted his first-career moon shot in Friday's 6-4 loss to Conneticuit. 

Saturday against the Huskies, the Auburn, Ala., native touched up UConn's pitching for three doubles in a 4-for-5 day at the plate to pace Lipscomb in a 4-3 win. 

Massey had a perfect week in the field, converting on all 20 of his chances.

The Player of the Week distinction is Massey's first-career A-Sun honor.

The Bisons return to action Wednesday when they travel to Western Kentucky for a 4 p.m. first pitch.