May 17, 2010
    Domecus named ACC Co-Player of the Week
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    GREENSBORO, N.C. – Virginia Tech catcher Steve Domecus and NC State’s Drew Poulk have been named the Atlantic Coast Conference Baseball Co-Players of the Week, it was announced Monday.

    Domecus had at least three hits and one double in each of Virginia Tech’s three games this past weekend, helping the Hokies to a series win over Duke. On May 15 – the day the 15th-ranked Hokies clinched a spot in the ACC Championship field – Domecus went 4-for-6 with three runs scored, three RBIs, two doubles and a stolen base.

    Overall, the Novato, Calif., senior went 10-for-16 (.625) with five doubles, six runs scored and seven RBIs. He registered a slugging percentage of .938 and an on-base percentage of .625.

    NC State’s Poulk had multiple-hit games in each of the Wolfpack’s three contests at Florida State, including a pair of hits and two runs scored in a 5-2 win over the fifth-ranked Seminoles in Friday night’s series opener. He finished with eight hits in 10 at-bats (.800) and drew two more walks for an on-base percentage of .846.

    Poulk, a senior from Morehead City, N.C., homered twice in the FSU series and had three doubles for a 1.700 slugging percentage.

    Domecus became the third Hokie to win the weekly award this season, joining Austin Wates (April 5) and Justin Wright (April 5 and March 29).

    Virginia Tech’s ACC baseball weekly award winners:

    Steve Domecus – Co-Player of the Week, 2010

    Austin Wates – Player of the Week, 2010

    Justin Wright – Pitcher of the Week, 2009 and 2010 (twice)

    Anthony Sosnoskie – Player of the Week, 2009

    Bryan Thomas – Player of the Week, 2006

    Ryan Kennedy – Pitcher of the Week, 2005 (twice)

    For updates on Virginia Tech baseball, follow the Hokies on Twitter (@VT_Baseball).

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