LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Sam Lind was voted the Mid-South Conference Player of the Week on Monday after batting .577 with four extra-base hits and 11 RBIs in six games for the Bulldogs.
The Hartford, S.D., native collected 15 hits in 26 at-bats last week, as the Bulldogs went 4-2. The senior infielder posted three hits with a triple, one RBI and two runs scored versus Embry-Riddle on Monday and then went 4-for-5 with a double, solo homer, two RBIs and three runs scored against Oklahoma Wesleyan on Wednesday.
In the weekend series at home versus Campbellsville University, Lind registered eight hits in 14 at-bats, including three hits with a two-run homer and three runs scored in the series opener. He added an RBI single in the second game and was 4-for-4 with four opposite-field singles, three RBIs and a run scored in the finale.
Lind has raised his batting average to a team-best .425 and also leads the club with 10 doubles, five homers (tied for team lead) and 35 RBIs. He is batting .423 with 15 RBIs in 12 conference games so far as well.
Cumberland plays at Tennessee Wesleyan on Tuesday at 2 p.m. Central Time before heading to Lindsey Wilson this weekend for a three-game conference series.