IRVING, Texas - East Carolina junior 2B Cam Freeman has been named Conference USA co-Hitter-of-the-Week after helping the Pirates to a perfect 3-0 week which included the Seventh Annual Keith LeClair Classic crown the league office announced Monday afternoon.
Freeman led the team in batting average (.542/6-for-11), home runs (2), RBI (6) and total bases (12), while sharing the team lead in runs (3), hits (6) and on-base percentage (.500). Three of his six RBI came with two outs and he drove in game-winning runs against West Virginia (2 RBI single in third) and Western Carolina (2-run HR in eighth), the first of his career. He collected two hits and drove in two runs in all three games of the Keith LeClair Classic, hitting home runs against Illinois and Western Carolina.
The Fayetteville, N.C. native is the second Pirate to capture hitter-of-the-week honors in 2010 following Corey Thompson's designation on March 1.
Feb. 22 - Chris Duffy, OF, UCF
Mar. 1 - Corey Thompson, 3B, East Carolina
Mar. 8 - Cam Freeman, 2B, East Carolina and John Frost, DH, UAB
Feb. 22 - Todd McInnis, RHP, Southern Miss
Mar. 1 - Conrad Flynn, Tulane
Mar. 8 - Michael Goodnight, RHP, Houston