ST. LOUIS -- Jamie Puckett of Blackburn College is the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Baseball Hitter of the Week for the week of April 17-23.
Blackburn won four of five games to move into a tie with Greenville for first place in the conference and Puckett played a big role.
The senior outfielder from Sikeston batted .526 (10-19), scored six runs, drove in three and stole four bases. He was 6-for-9 with four runs scored and three batted in as the Beavers swept a doubleheader from defending champion Webster, 7-0 and 10-7.
Puckett is batting .354 on the season. He leads the team in four offensive categories with 30 runs scored, 45 hits, nine doubles and 23 stolen bases.
Puckett graduated from Sikeston High School in 2001 while leading the Bulldogs to a second place finish in Class 3.