Skip to navigation Skip to content Skip to footer

Christian Named to Team of the Week

Hunter Christian
Hunter Christian (photo credit: Joshua McDonald/ Sports Information)

Related: Release

LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN -- Following a standout week at the plate, Covenant baseball sophomore Hunter Christian was named to the Team of the Week, for the period ending March 1, announced the website on Wednesday.

Christian becomes the second Scot to garner the national award this year, joining Tyler Moore (Feb. 19). It is the first career weekly award for Christian.

A shortstop from Bostwick, Ga., Christian batted .545 (6-for-11), with a slugging percentage of .909, with a home run, four RBIs, and five runs scored for the Scots last week against Birmingham Southern and Emory. Against Birmingham Southern last Tuesday, Christian went 1-for-3 with two runs and an RBI in a 7-6 loss to the nationally-ranked Panthers. He then went 2-for-3 with a solo homer and two RBIs in a loss to Emory last Friday before going a combined 3-for-5 with an RBI and two runs scored in a doubleheader split with Emory last Saturday.

On the year, Christian is hitting .412 with a home run, 13 RBIs, and 11 runs scored. Christian has three multi-hit games this year, including a pair of three-hit games, along with four multi-RBI contests.

The Team of the Week is's weekly honor roll, in its eighth season of recognizing the top performers at each of nine positions from the previous week. Players are selected from nominations from their school's sports information directors. 

Covenant (7-4, 3-0 USA South) returns to USA South action on Friday in game one of a three-game series with Averett at home. Game time is set for 2 p.m.


Be sure to follow the Scots all season long on and on social media at FacebookTwitter and Instagram for up-to-date scores, news and other information. To receive e-newsletters, click here

Scots Split DH With Emory
February 29, 2020 Scots Split DH With Emory