Swisher, a red-shirt freshman at Virginia Tech, lived up to the Chili Pepper name starting the season with a scorching .500 average across six games played and 24 at-bats. In total he notched 12 hits including three doubles and one home run while driving in six runs and scoring five of his own. The outfielder also drew one walk and two hit-by-pitches to finish the week with a .536 on-base percentage to go along with a 1.286 OPS and .750 slugging.