RICHARDSON, Texas –– The University of Texas at Dallas senior third baseman Cody Ross and Sul Ross State University junior shortstop Javier Arrieta earned player of the year honors, while University of Texas at Tyler senior right-hander Brett Holland, Hardin-Simmons University senior right-hander Kyle Barton and Concordia Texas University junior right-hander Michael Johnson earned pitcher of the year accolades to highlight the 2009 American Southwest Conference baseball awards, following a division-only vote by head coaches, the conference office announced on Wednesday (May 6).
McMurry senior second baseman Tre Lips
HITTER OF THE WEEK
Andrew Teaster, OF, Jr., Ozarks
Ozarks junior outfielder Andrew Teaster ( Hollister,MO / HHS) went 9-for-18 with three doubles, a triple and a home run to pace a 3-1 week, which included an East Division series win over LeTourneau. Teaster also drove in seven runs, scored six times and walked twice. He was a single short of the cycle in the series opener against LeTourneau.
HITTERS OF THE WEEK
David Roux, OF, Sr., Louisiana College
Louisiana College senior outfielder David Roux ( Denham Springs, LA / DSHS) went 11-for-21 with five home runs and 11 RBIs over five games. Roux added three doubles and scored 10 times. In a three-game series with Schreiner, Roux blasted four home runs.
McMurry and Texas-Tyler have been picked to win 2009 ASC baseball division titles
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RICHARDSON, Texas –– McMurry University and the University of Texas at Tyler have been predicted to win 2009 American Southwest Conference baseball division titles, it was announced by the ASC office on Tuesday (Jan. 27) after a vote of each division’s head coaches, sports information directors and media members. The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor’s Joseph Villegas, Concordia University Texas’ Tom Williams, Hardin-Simmons University’s Kyle Barton, the University of the Ozarks’ Cory Briggs and Bruce Cameron, and UT Tyler’s Blake Booher all earned preseason individual honors.
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Seniors Andrew Damewood (Plano, Texas) and Kyle Braden (Carrollton, Texas) each hit two homeruns to combine for four of the University of Texas at Tyler’s five homeruns on the day, as the Patriots swept Louisiana College in a doubleheader, 6-5 and 13-0.
In the first game, Kyle Braden made his senior day a memorable one by hitting a walk-off solo homerun to lift the Patriots over the Wildcats, 6-5. Braden was 2-for-2 on the day with three runs and 2 RBIs.
The University of Texas at Tyler baseball team out hit Louisiana College, 10-5, on its way to a 7-3 win on Friday night at Irwin Field. UT Tyler has now won nine straight games and 10 of its last 12.
The Patriots got things going early when senior Chris Goss (Waco, Texas) scored junior Jared Hood (Marshall, Texas) to give UT Tyler an early 1-0 lead.