Senior infielder Francisco Gonzalez (San Diego, CA) was named the Mid-South Conference Player of the Week Monday. He becomes the first Patriot to be named this year.
Gonzalez batted .625 last week in 3 games, helping the Patriots to a 2-1 record against #14 Belhaven University and RV Talladega College. He was 5 for 8 with 4 runs scored, 3 RBI's and 2 doubles. He reached base 8 out of his 11 trips to the plate for a OBP of .727.
His leadoff single in the top of the 9th, lead to be the game winning run against Belhaven. He went 2-3 with a double, 3 runs and 3 RBI's in the Patriots 16-3 win over Talladega. Gonzalez is batting .357 on the season.