Starke ’23 Earns SoCon Baseball Player of the Month

Justin Starke '23

Justin Starke ’23, red-shirt freshman first baseman,  earned the April Southern Conference Baseball Player of the Month. The award was announced May 10, 2021.

Starke, from Prince George, Virginia, had a monster April, winning two SoCon Player of the Week awards. He hit .491 in 15 starts, with a .588 on-base percentage and a .764 slugging percentage. Starke scored 17 times, drove in 15 runs, and ripped four doubles, a triple, and three home runs. He walked nine times and was hit by four pitches. Starke had two four-hit games in April and three three-hit games.

For the season, Starke ranks third in the conference in batting average (.410), second in on-base percentage (.520), and fifth in both slugging percentage (.619) and hits (57). He has scored 30 times with 25 RBIs and has hit nine doubles, a triple, and six home runs.

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