GREENWOOD - Lander's Patrick Grady, an outfielder on the Bearcats' nationally-ranked baseball team, was named the Peach Belt Conference Player of the Week it was announced today by the league office.
Last week, Grady hit .526 with an .842 slugging percentage to help the Bearcats go 3-1.
The Pompano Beach, Fla. senior picked up a pair of doubles against Winston-Salem State for one of his three multi-hit games on the week. In the opener of the three-game series against USC Aiken, he homered and went 2-for-5 in the win and scored twice. Grady saved his best for last when he went 4-for-7 in the final game of the series with five RBIs, along with a stolen base as the Bearcats won the series.
Grady leads the PBC in batting average (.455), runs scored (60), total bases (108), and on-base percentage (.558); is second in total hits (66); third in home runs (8); and seventh in walks (25).
In the NCAA Division II's last reporting period, Grady led the nation in total runs scored and runs per game; was third in total bases; and ninth in total hits.