Former Harrisonburg Turk McCann Mellett (2019), a graduate student at Wingate, was named the South Atlantic Conference Player of the Week on March 30.
Going a ridiculous 11-13 in a four-game sweep over Carson-Newman, Mellett added nine runs scored, four doubles, three home runs, and seven RBIs. Along with two walks and a hit-by-pitch, he reached base a silly 15 times out of 17 plate appearances.
After 30 games and 101 at-bats, Mellett is now hitting .317/.474/.614 for the 21-9 Bulldogs, along with 27 runs scored, 10 doubles, a triple, six home runs, 27 RBIs, and a solid 26/28 BB/K ratio.
For the Turks in 2019, Mellett hit .283/.410/.377 in 138 at-bats, with 24 runs scored, ten doubles, one home run, 21 RBIs, and 29 walks against 37 strikeouts.