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Jerrod Groves Named WVIAC Player of the Week

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Concord University baseball sophomore second baseman Jerrod Groves has been named the West Virginia Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Player of the Week, the league office announced Monday.

Groves led Concord to a perfect 5-0 week with two wins against Wheeling Jesuit and three more vs. Glenville State.

For the week, Groves hit .571 (8-for-14) with eight runs scored and nine RBI. The Covington, Va. native also stole two bases and hit two doubles while producing an on-base percentage of .647 and slugging .714. He reached base in all five games and had a pair of three-hit contests against Glenville State and Wheeling Jesuit.

Groves has started all 20 of Concord's games this season and is currently hitting .328 (22-for-67) with a .438 on-base percentage, 20 runs scored, 16 RBI, five doubles and two stolen bases. He is doing some of his best hitting this season with runners in scoring position (.417 / 10-for-24).

Concord (11-10, 5-2) will look to move push its overall record above the .500 mark and keep its five-game winning streak intact when it hosts Shepherd in a WVIAC doubleheader 1:00 p.m. Wednesday at Anderson Field.