Butler, a sophomore from Chesapeake, Va., registered three multi-hit games in leading the Yellow Jackets to a pair of conference wins and an additional non-conference victory over nationally 23rd-ranked Christopher Newport. Butler hit 7-for-12 for the week with two doubles, a homer, six runs driven in and three more scored. He also stole a base and moved runners over with four sacrifice hits. Butler opened by going 2-for-3 with a double and four RBI in a 12-9 win over CNU. He then went a combined 5-for-9 with a double, homer, two RBI and three runs scored in a 12-8 and 17-0 wins over Lynchburg. For the season, Butler is sixth in the ODAC with a .406 batting average. He leads the league in both stolen bases (15) and sacrifice hits (9) and is fifth with a .491 on-base percentage.
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Jacob Talley, Bridgewater (Fr. - SS)
Talley went 6-for-12 with a homer, four RBI, and two runs scored in three games for BC. He had two hits in each contest, belting his homer in a 10-9 loss to Hampden-Sydney. He drove in three runs in an 8-4 setback in game two to the Tigers. Talley is now riding a 12-game hitting streak.
Kyle Salladay, Eastern Mennonite (Sr. - C/3B)
Salladay went 9-for-16 with two doubles, a triple, three RBI and eight runs scored while also stealing two bases in EMU's 2-2 week. He had three hits and three RBI with a double and a stolen base in a 10-5 win over Bridgewater. He collected three more hits with another steal in a 9-5 victory over Guilford.
Rocco Wilcox, Guilford (Sr. - OF)
Wilcox went 8-for-13 with a double, four RBI, six runs scored, and three walks in the Quakers' 2-1 week. He had three hits in a 13-6 win at Emory & Henry, doubling and driving in three runs. He had three more hits with four runs scored and a RBI in a 15-4 triumph at Eastern Mennonite.
Luke Rodgers, Lynchburg (Jr. - 1B)
Rodgers went 12-for-20 with four doubles, a homer, seven RBI and eight runs scored in the Hornets 1-4 week. She belted a homer and two doubles with three RBI in a 14-9 loss to Roanoke. He ad three hits with another double, two runs scored, and a RBI in a 12-8 setback to Randolph-Macon. He drove in a run in a 10-9 win over Stevenson. He finished his week with three hits including a double to go with two RBI and two runs scored in an 11-9 loss to Stevenson.
Craig Kiley, Roanoke (Sr. - IF)
Kiley went 8-for-17 with three RBI in the Maroons 2-2 week. He went 3-for-5 in a 14-9 win at Lynchburg and drove in two runs towards a 7-2 victory over Averett. He had two hits each in a pair of setbacks at Virginia Wesleyan.
Nick Goode, Shenandoah (Jr. - SS)
Goode went 6-for-9 with a double, five RBI and two runs scored in the Hornets sweep at Emory & Henry. He was 4-for-4 with four RBI and a walk in a 10-2 decision in game two. He had two hits in a 9-4 result in game one.
Cory King, Virginia Wesleyan (Sr. - IF)
King went 8-for-15 with three doubles, four RBI, and five runs scored in the Marlins 3-0 week versus ODAC foes. His highlight was a 5-for-5 showing with three two-baggers in a 10-1 win over Roanoke. He had two hits with two RBI in a 9-8 win in game two. He drove in two runs in a 6-3 victory at Hampden-Sydney