Roberson Named A-Sun Player of the Week
FORT MYERS, Fla. - FGCU junior Tim Roberson (West Palm Beach, Fla.) earned Atlantic Sun Conference Player of the Week honors for his efforts in the three-game sweep of USC Upstate, announced by the conference on Monday.
For the week, the West Palm Beach, Fla. native hit .625 and had a slugging percentage of 1.125, while reaching base over 60-percent of the time. Roberson also registered 10 hits, scored eight runs, drove in six runs, and had a pair of doubles and a pair of homers.
Fellow classmate Richie Erath (West Palm Beach, Fla.) received honorable mention as he helped lead FGCU to a 12-3 win on Sunday afternoon. The junior right-hander pitched a solid eight innings, allowed just two runs on nine hits, with three strikeouts and no walks. Erath is now 3-0 on the season.
The Atlantic Sun Conference is an 11-member league committed to Building Winners for Life. The A-Sun stands for achievement with integrity in both the academic and athletic arenas, with a focus on the balance between the two for our student-athletes. Headquartered in Macon, Ga., the A-Sun boasts six of the top eight media markets in the Southeast. The A-Sun includes a blend of the most prestigious and dynamic private and public institutions in the region: Belmont University, Campbell University, East Tennessee State University, Florida Gulf Coast University, Jacksonville University, Kennesaw State University, Lipscomb University, Mercer University, University of North Florida, University of South Carolina Upstate and Stetson University.
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