Liberty University’s D.J. Artis(Southeast Guilford HS) named Big South Conference Baseball Player of the Week

Posted by Press Release on March 23, 2017 at 11:35 am under College | Comments are off for this article

Liberty outfielder D.J. Artis(Southeast Guilford High School) has been named the Big South Player of the Week for games played March 13-19.

Artis hit .500 and posted a .600 on base percentage during Liberty’s three-game Big South series with High Point at Liberty Baseball Stadium, this past weekend. The sophomore from Greensboro, N.C., had at least one hit in each of the three games of the series, helping the Flames to take the series, 2-1.

Artis opened the weekend by belting the first grand slam of his career and his first home run of the season, Friday in the Flames’ 11-1 victory. On Saturday, the outfielder went 3-for-3 with two walks and scored twice, before finishing the series with a RBI double and a run scored in Liberty’s 14-2 win on Sunday.

The 2016 Big South Freshman of the Year, Artis is tied for the Liberty lead with a .347 batting average. He leads the Flames with 13 RBI and a .508 on base percentage.

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