Dave Bush Earns Pitcher Of The Week Honors

Feb. 12, 2001

GREENSBORO, N.C. - Wake Forest's Dave Bush and Georgia Tech's Mark Teixeira earned the first Atlantic Coast Conference Baseball Player and Pitcher of the Week honors this season respectively.

Pitcher of the Week honors are claimed by Wake Forest right-hander Dave Bush. The junior, who hails from Devon, Pa., made an appearance in each of the Demon Deacons' games striking out five of the 12 batters faced in his 3.2 innings pitched. Bush allowed no runs on only one hit and earned a save in the 10-5 win over Penn State.

Teixeira, a junior third basemen earns ACC Player of the Week honors after leading Georgia Tech against Lamar, No. 7 Rice and No. 4 Nebraska in the Rice Invitational. For the week, the Severna Park, Md., native totaled six hits, five RBI and two homeruns. He finished his first 11 at bats with a .545 hitting percentage and an on base percentage of .667. The Yellow Jackets faced each team's top pitcher with Teixeira concluding the three game weekend with a 1.182 slugging percentage.



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