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Tyler McPeak
Tyler McPeak hit his 18th home run of the season, a new LR record for most home runs in a season.
photo courtesy of Lenoir-Rhyne Athletics

Lenoir-Rhyne’s Peak Named SAC Baseball Player of the Week

Lenoir-Rhyne’s Tyler McPeak was named the South Atlantic Conference Varsity Gems Baseball Player of the Week, for games played during week seven of the 2023 season, the Conference office announced Tuesday.

McPeak, a graduate student first baseman from Denver, N.C., collected multiple hits in four of five games last week, while batting .600 with three home runs, a double, a triple, and five runs scored. He drove in 11 runs, with a slugging percentage of 1.400 and an on-base percentage of .632, while collecting 21 total bases on the week.

McPeak becomes the first Bear to win either the Player of the Week or Pitcher of the Week award for Lenoir-Rhyne this season.

2023 SAC Varsity Gems Baseball Player of the Week
Feb. 7 – Dylan Driver, Catawba
Feb. 14 – Wes Reynolds, Tusculum
Feb. 21 – Seaver King, Wingate
Feb. 28 – Cole Harness, UVA Wise
March 7 – Tyler Bradley, Emory & Henry
March 14 – Braylin Marine, Newberry
March 21 – Tyler McPeak, Lenoir-Rhyne