Former Eagle Szczerba Earns Honors

Former Eagle Szczerba Earns Honors

Former Polk State College Eagle shortstop Conor Szczerba received two honors this week.

Szczerba, who plays for nearby Florida Southern College, was named Player of the Week by the National Collegiate Baseball Writer'sAssociation and as the Sunshine State Conference Player of the Week.

His efforts led the Mocs to four victories and a three-game sweep over North Alabama.

Szczerba posted multiple hits in four games, including five, extra-base hits.

For the week, he hit two doubles and hit three home runs, including hitting two home runs in the series finale against North Alabama and recorded a 1.250 slugging percentage.

He was also 3-for-4 in the North Alabama series with two home runs and three runs scored.

The Polk State College transfer finished the week with a .600 on-base percentage, didn't commit an error in 21 fielding chances and had one stolen base.

For the 2013 season, Szczerba is second on the team with a .400 batting average and he has recorded 16 hits.

He's hit three home runs and has scored a team-best 13 runs and is tied for the team lead in RBIs with nine.

 In addition, he has hit two doubles, has drawn five walks and is 5-for-6 on stolen bases.

Szczerba was the Suncoast Player of the Year for 2012 with Polk State College.

Jan 22
Baseball 5:00 PM
Warner University
Scrimmage Winter Haven, FL
Jan 26
Baseball 5:00 PM
Lake-Sumter State College
Winter Haven, FL
Jan 27
Baseball 1:00 PM
Eastern Florida State College
Winter Haven, FL
Jan 28
Baseball 1:00 PM
Broward College
Winter Haven, FL
Jan 30
Baseball 4:00 PM
at Broward College
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Feb 02
Baseball 3:00 PM
at Daytona State College
Daytona Beach, FL
Feb 03
Baseball 1:00 PM
Daytona State College
Winter Haven, FL

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