FROM PRESS RELEASE
FRISCO, Texas – The Southland Conference Baseball players of the week were named today by the conference office as Southeastern Louisiana out fielder Cass Hargis and Lamar starting pitcher Tim Erickson claimed their first weekly honors of the season, marking four consecutive weeks for a new team and player claim weekly honors.
Cass Hargis, SLU, R-Fr., OF, Meraux, La.
Southeastern Louisiana outfielder Cass Hargis hit safely in all five games this week, extending his hitting streak to nine games. The Lions’ leadoff batter hit .650 on the week, picked up an RBI in every game and scored in every game but one. The Meraux native had three multi-hit games getting a pair of hits against Jackson State before going 2-for-3 in Southeastern’s conference opener at Stephen F. Austin and posting a 5-for-5 day in game two against the Lumberjacks that saw his first career grand slam. Hargis, who began the week hitting .357 has his average up to .418.
Brandon Belt was 3-4 and drove in 5 runs 3 of those came in the bottom of the first with a shot that went over the 375 foot sign in RCF. Brandon also pitch the 8th and 9th to close out the game and to give Texas the win against another Southland Conference foe. The top of the line up for Texas consisted of Danks, Tucker, and Preston Clark and they scored 7 of those runs.
Leading the way for the Bobcats was Johnathan Farrow as he was 2-4 with a HR and 3 RBIs. Continue reading
Riley Boening worked his longest outing of the year after missing all of last year after having surgery on his shoulder. Boening works 4 2/3 on an inning but just misses out on getting the win. UTSA finally gets to Boening in the 5th for 3 runs and the staff knows that there in no needs to push him. Shinnaberry comes in to finish off the inning. Continue reading
Stephen F Austin takes two from Sacred Heart 19-5 and 13-10.
Sacred Heart Recap
UT- San Antonio and College of Charleston split a double header. UTSA won the 1st 20-12 and CofC won the 2nd 20-16.
Northeastern 5 Bowling Green 0
Sophomore Sheldon McDonald threw eight shutout innings of five-hit, nine-strikeout ball and did not walk a batter, as he led the Huskies to a 5-0 win over the Western Michigan Broncos on Wednesday afternoon at IMG Academies in BRadenton, Fla. Western Michigan entered the game having scored at least 15 runs in three of its last five games, but McDonald kept the Bronco bats silent all afternoon. Continue reading
Texas A&M CC allowed 17 walks and 16 hits and when the pitching staff does that a team will be able to score some runs. Texas puts up 22 on this staff today and 16 runs on them yesterday.
Brand Belt Soph went 4-6 at the plate and drove in 8 runs. The top of the lineup, Tucker, Torres and Danks scored 12 runs between them.
Texas A&M CC Recap
Pictures from game 2
Pictures from game 1
The College Baseball Blog and StatStud.com have teamed up this season to bring a weekly award for the top players in the last week. We will select one pitcher and hitter every week throughout the regular season. Bobby Verbick of Sam Houston State is our choice for hitter of the week after a monster series against LA-Monroe and Michael Rocha of Oklahoma has picked up the Pitcher of the Week honor from us. Continue reading
The 2008 Southwest Diamond Classic will take place in Frisco TX from Thursday-Saturday. The University of Alabama, UT-Arlington, Dallas Baptist, and Nevada will take part in the four team tournament which will be hosted at the home of the Frisco Roughriders. Continue reading