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RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. (SAU) - Not many players can put together an offensive week like Southern Arkansas' Brady Capshaw did this past week. In a span of five games, Capshaw drove in an impressive 18 RBIs, resulting in the senior third baseman being named as the Great American Conference Player of the Week for the week-ending April 22 as it was announced by the league office on Tuesday.
Out of the five games played this week, Capshaw drove in five or more runs three times. The first of those monster games came in his first game of the week against Arkansas Tech. In that game, Capshaw was 4-for-5 with a double, a homerun, and five RBIs. His homerun in the eighth inning, a three-run shot, ended the game as it gave the Muleriders the 10-run rule victory over Tech, 13-2.
The other two five-plus RBI games came in the final two games against Southern Nazarene as he totaled 12 RBIs across the doubleheader played on Saturday, April 20.
In the opener of the twin-bill, Capshaw was 3-for-5 with a double, three runs scored, and five RBIs. In the nightcap, Capshaw was 3-for-5 with a homerun, three runs scored, and seven RBIs. Four of his RBIs in that nightcap came on one swing of the bat as he belted a grand slam out to left field in the fifth inning.
For the week, Capshaw was an impressive 11-for-24 (.458) with two doubles, two homeruns, 11 runs scored, and 18 RBIs. Equally impressive was the fact that Capshaw did not strikeout during the week.