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Stephens named a Collegiate Baseball Newspaper Player of the Week

TUCSON, Ariz. --- Tennessee Tech sophomore Zach Stephens has been named a Collegiate Baseball Newspaper Player of the Week for his efforts last week against Tennessee and Central Michigan.

This is the first time Stephens has been named a Player of the Week by Collegiate Baseball Newspaper.

Zach Stephens finished the week batting .588, which included one home run in each game this past week, and has now hit a home run in his last five games. His seven runs and eight RBI led the team this past week as he maintained a 1.412 slugging percentage. His two-run home run against CMU Saturday turned out to be the game-winner as well.

TTU finished the week with a 3-1 record, including a 5-1 win over Tennessee, and a pair of wins against Central Michigan (7-4 and 14-13).

So far on the season, Stephens has batted .472 with nine home runs and 23 RBI in 19 starts this season.

Collegiate Baseball Newspaper is a tabloid publication that is dedicated to covering college and high school baseball nationwide.

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“Louisville Slugger’s” National Players of the Week

1B Zach Stephens, Tennessee Tech

RHP Chris Stratton, Mississippi State

RHP Ben Bullard, UAB

RHP Matthew Reckling, Rice

RHP Marcus Stoman, Duke

LF Zach Taylor, Armstrong Atlantic State