LU's Artis tabbed Big South Baseball Preseason Player of the Year
LYNCHBURG, Va. (WSET) - Liberty Baseball is picked to finish second in this year's Big South preseason poll behind Winthrop with defending champ Radford fourth.
Flames junior outfielder D.J. Artis has been named the Preseason Player of the Year.
The All-American and Big South Player of the Year last year finished the season second in the nation in on-base percentage and the national leader in walks with 62. Artis led the Big South with a .359 batting average and in runs scored, second in stolen bases.