By MacKenzie Tuttle, Digital Content Supervisor
MOUNT BERRY, Ga. – Finishing the 2017 campaign with 23 wins, as well as an appearance in the Southern Athletic Association Tournament Semifinals, the Berry College baseball team eyes a trip to the SAA Tournament Championship this season.
The Vikings finished the season boasting a .333 team batting average, after scoring 302 runs in their 44 contests. Berry also placed nine on the All-SAA teams. While 2017 SAA Player of the Year, Alfred Francis, graduated in May, five of Berry's All-Conference team members will be returning to the field this year for the Vikings: Casey Whitaker, Trey Rampy, Dylan Beasley, Tyler Calvert and Jacob Delk.
The Vikings' roster will also see the addition of 10 freshmen for the 2018 campaign. Berry will kick-off the season at home on Tuesday, Feb. 6 at 2:00 p.m. against the Maryville (Tenn.) College Scots.