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Pitt Catcher Tatem Levins Named ACC Baseball Player of the Week



Pitt went 2-1 in the All-American Classic over the weekend, and Tatem Levins made his mark by homering in all three games. His strong weekend on the diamond didn’t go unnoticed, and ACC honors followed shortly after.

The ACC announced Monday that Levins’ performance over the week of March 7 earned him ACC Baseball Player of the Week honors. Notre Dame’s Austin Temple was named ACC Pitcher of the Week.

Levins, a junior catcher from Langhorne, Pa who transferred from La Salle, hit home runs against Army, Ohio State and Campbell over the weekend. Levins went 2-for-4 at the plate against Army, with a double, a home run and an RBI. He went 1-for-4 against Ohio, his lone hit driving in two runs courtesy of a homer. And against Campbell, he completed a 3-for-5 game, with a grand slam and six RBI.

With a 1.231 slugging percentage and 1.693 on-base plus slugging percentage (OPS), Levins led Pitt offensively in the All-American Classic.

Levins has played in eight games this season, boasting a .325 batting average in 40 at-bats. He’s recorded 13 hits, two doubles, five home runs and drawn five walks to six strikeouts. He’s scored 10 runs and driven in 16.

Pitt is 7-4 so far this season, playing in the Snowbird Classic and Music City College Classic this season. The heart of Pitt’s schedule starts on Wednesday, March 9 in High Point, North Carolina against High Point. The first pitch is set for 6 p.m.

Sandy Schall, Coldwell Banker
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