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Joey Pankake Named SEC Player Of The Week

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Sophomore shortstop Joey Pankake has been named SEC Player of the Week.  He had a productive week at the plate as he hit .438 (7-for-16) in the five games with four homers, seven runs scored and nine RBI. Pankake hit a pair of three-run homers in each of the wins over Ball State. He then homered in both Saturday and Sunday's victories over Rider. 

For the season, Pankake is hitting .326 (15-for-46) with four homers, 14 RBI and 11 runs scored. He is currently on a seven-game hitting streak. 

Pankake is the second Gamecock player this year to earn the honors.  LB Dantzler was an honoree by the conference on Feb. 25.

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