Samford's C.K. Irby sweeps Southern Conference baseball awards

Samford's C.K. Irby was honored for{}historically dominant week on the baseball diamond.

Irby was named the Southern Conference Pitcher and Hitter of the Week, becoming the first player in the history of the SoCon to win both honors in the same week.

Irby struck out 16 in a complete game win over Furman last Friday. He was the designated hitter in that game and three others the Bulldogs played last week. Irby hit .562 with a triple, two home runs and six RBIs as Samford won three out of four.

The Bulldogs host Charleston in a three game series which begins on Friday.