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).
CLINTON, Miss. – After a five hour rain delay, two games and a thrilling ninth inning comeback, The University of Texas at Tyler baseball team claimed the first American Southwest Conference Championship in program history just after midnight on Monday morning at Mississippi College’s Frierson Field in Clinton.
With a scheduled 1 p.m. start, game one of the ASC Title game was pushed back to 6 p.m. due to inclement weather in Clinton. Once the game finally began, the Patriots turned in a dominating 16-2 performance over Mississippi College to force a winner-takes-all game two.
In game two, the Patriots mounted a thrilling ninth inning rally to capture the ASC Championship with an 8-5 win.
Game 3: Texas-Dallas 10, Texas Lutheran 7 (10); TLU eliminated
CLINTON, MS (05.02.09) – The UT Dallas baseball team found its missing offense Saturday afternoon and is still alive in the American Southwest Conference Championship Tournament, rallying for a 10-7 win over Texas Lutheran in a 10-inning elimination game Saturday afternoon.
Texas-Tyler 7, Texas Lutheran 6
CLINTON, Miss – A three-run rally in the top of the ninth inning propelled The University of Texas at Tyler baseball team to a 7-6 win over Texas Lutheran in the opening game of the 2009 American Southwest Conference Baseball Championships at Mississippi College’s Frierson Field on Friday afternoon.
CLINTON, MS – The championship round of the 2009 American Southwest Conference Baseball Championship Tournament Series will be held Friday-Sunday (May 1-3) at Frierson Field on the campus of Mississippi College.
Playing for the conference championship and a berth into the NCAA Division III Baseball Championship along with host Mississippi College (28-14) will be nationally-ranked Texas-Tyler (34-9), Texas Lutheran (30-12) and Texas-Dallas (27-16).
Game 2: Texas Lutheran 2, Ozarks 0
SEGUIN, Texas – The Texas Lutheran Bulldogs advanced to the double-elimination round of the 2009 American Southwest Conference Championship Tournament Series with a 2-0 win Saturday afternoon over the University of the Ozarks.
Texas Lutheran 10, Ozarks 1
SEGUIN, Texas – The Texas Lutheran Bulldogs opened the 2009 American Southwest Conference Championship Tournament Series with a 10-1 win over the University of the Ozarks on Friday.
At TLU’s Katt-Isbel Field, the Bulldogs captured game one of the best two-of-three series with 15 total hits and with seven innings from freshman ace Brad Orosey (Houston/Cypress Creek).
RICHARDSON, Texas –– Mississippi College, the University of Texas at Tyler, Texas Lutheran University and Hardin-Simmons University will each serve as first round hosts of the 2009 American Southwest Conference Baseball Championship Tournament Series, to be held April 24-25, after locking up one of the top two seeds from their respective divisions.
Mississippi College junior right-hander Tyler Seaman
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CO-HITTERS OF THE WEEK
Chris Biguenet, 2B, Sr., Texas-Dallas
Texas-Dallas senior second baseman Chris Biguenet (Plano,TX / Plano Senior HS) homered in four straight games – all wins – and drove in a combined 10 runs against Texas Wesleyan and East Division opponent LeTourneau. Biguenet, who batted 8-for-18 on the week and scored five times, drove in at least two runs in each game.
Mary Hardin-Baylor sophomore right-hander Jared Hopper
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HITTER OF THE WEEK
Bo Bell, OF, Jr., Mississippi College
Mississippi College junior outfielder Bo Bell (Gulfport,MS / Miss. Gulf Coast CC) went 9-for-15 with four home runs, two doubles and 16 RBIs to pace a 5-0 week that included an East Division sweep of East Texas Baptist. Bell, who takes the division’s top weekly hitting award for the second time this season, walked four times and scored 11 runs.