Tijerina Named ASC East Div. Hitter of the Week

Monday, April 1, 2013
by Jeff Williford

RICHARDSON -- UT Tyler baseball player Isaac Tijerina has been named the American Southwest Conference East Division Hitter of the Week.  Tijerina helped the No. 9 ranked Patriots go 3-1 on the week, improving to 23-7, 9-3 in the ASC.

Tijerina, the senior from San Antonio went 8-for-17 with a double and nine RBIs to fuel a 3-1 week, including taking a three-game division series against Ozarks.

The first-baseman also scored four runs, walked once and did not strike out. He had at least one hit in all four games and went 3-for-5 with four RBIs in the deciding game of the series against UO.