Gleaton garners GACC, Region XIII Player of Week honor for Barons

MOUNT VERNON - Brewton-Parker College senior and Columbus native Denson Gleaton was named Baseball Player of the Week by the Georgia-Alabama-Carolina Conference and NAIA Region XIII for the week of April 7-13 after his offensive successes in a three-game conference series.

Gleaton batted .545, with six hits in 11 trips to the plate that included three home runs, in leading Brewton-Parker to two victories over Emmanuel College in Royston on Saturday and Sunday. For the week, Gleaton tallied five runs scored and nine runs batted in.

In Sunday's series finale, a 14-2 Barons victory, Gleaton was 3-for-4 with five RBI and three runs scored.

Gleaton is a 6-foot-3, 250-pound graduate of Shaw High School in Columbus and transferred to Brewton-Parker after playing at Gordon College. He plays first base and outfield for the Barons.

Brewton-Parker (24-13 overall, 12-9 GACC) finishes its regular-season schedule with a series at Georgia Southwestern State University in Americus, beginning with a single game Friday at 3 p.m. and a doubleheader Saturday starting at 1 p.m.

The Barons will begin play in the GACC postseason tournament on Wednesday at Albany State University.