ASHEVILLE, N.C. - Tennessee Wesleyan swept the weekly baseball awards as Corey Rhoney and Trey Griffin were named the Appalachian Athletic Conference Pitcher and Player of the Week, the league announced.
This is the second week in a row Rhoney received the award, while this is Griffin's first career weekly honor.
The duo helped the Bulldogs to a 5-2 record last week.
Rhoney, a 5-foot-9 senior pitcher, tossed six shutout innings to get the win in a 3-1 contest against conference foe Milligan. He allowed only six hits and two walks while striking out six.
For the season, Rhoney is 3-0 with a 2.86 ERA. He has struck out 27 and walked nine in 28 1/3 innings of work.
Griffin, a 6-foot-4 junior outfielder from Atlanta, Ga., batted .400 last week with three doubles, a home run and eight RBIs. In the 12-4 win over Milligan, he went 3-for-5 with a double, a home run, two runs scored and five RBIs.
On the year, Griffin is hitting .308 with three doubles, a triple, two home runs and 14 RBIs.
Tennessee Wesleyan is ranked No. 1 in the NAIA and is 18-6 overall and 5-1 in the AAC.