Metzler Nabs Peach Belt Conference Honor

April 14, 2014 AUGUSTA, Ga. – University of South Carolina Aiken junior Ryan Metzler has been named the Peach Belt Conference AstroTurf Player of the Week, as announced by the league office.

Metzler was nearly flawless for the Pacers, hitting .706 in four games with six RBIs. The junior went 12-for-17 in four games, including 10-for-14 (.714) in a three-game sweep of GRU Augusta.

He collected multiple hits in three of the four contests, going 4-for-4 in the opener against the Jaguars and 5-for-6 in game two, with a double and three RBIs.

Metzler also stole two bases in three attempts, had a .737 on-base percentage with a couple of walks and no strikeouts and was perfect in 22 chances at second base with 13 assists and nine putouts.

Metzler and the rest of the Pacers return home Wednesday when they host Newberry. First pitch is slated for 6:30 p.m. Live stats, video and audio will be available at