Tison Named CAA Baseball Player of the Week
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Tison Named CAA Baseball Player of the Week

RICHMOND, Va. - George Mason senior third baseman Brig Tison was named the CAA baseball Player of the Week as announced by the conference office on Tuesday.

Tison was joined by Delaware's senior pitcher Eric Young and freshman outfielder Tyler Powell as weekly award recipients. Young was tabbed as the pitcher of the week, while Powell collected rookie of the week honors.

Tison started all four games at third base for the Patriots during the Baseball at the Beach Tournament in Myrtle Beach, S.C., helping Mason to a 3-1 record. The Patriots started the tournament with an 8-5 loss to N.C. State but rallied with consecutive wins over Iowa (12-3), Virginia Tech (7-1) and West Virginia (1-0).

Tison went 9-for-18 (.500) at the plate with five RBI's and four runs scored, in addition to three stolen bases. Defensively he had two putouts, eight assists and one error.

Tison currently leads the Patriots in batting average (.448), on base percentage (.500), runs scored (6), hits (13), doubles (2), walks (3) and stolen bases (4).

The Patriots return to action tomorrow, hosting Coppin State at 2:30 pm.

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