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).
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.
Texas-Dallas senior outfielder Jared Smith. (Photo courtesy Douglas Fejer)
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HITTER OF THE WEEK
Jared Smith, OF, Sr., Texas-Dallas
Texas-Dallas senior outfielder Jared Smith (New Caney, TX / Tyler JC) went 7-for-15 with three home runs, two doubles and 12 RBIs over four games. Smith also scored six runs, walked three times and stole two bases. One of his homers was a grand slam in an East Division win over Mississippi College. Continue reading
Logan Hull Texas
(Victoria, Texas) The Victoria Generals of the Texas Collegiate League have announced that a local pitcher and an outfielder from Uvalde will joining the team for the summers’ schedule.
Logan Hull, a junior at Texas Lutheran University and graduate of Memorial High School in Victoria has agreed to pitch for the Generals in their inaugural season. At Texas Lutheran he entered the spring as the No. 1 starter. He is a former ASC West Preseason Pitcher of the Year (2008)
Mississippi College senior left-hander Jack Craven
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Bo Bell, OF, Jr., Mississippi College
Mississippi College junior outfielder Bo Bell (Gulfport, MS / Miss. Gulf Coast CC) went 4-for-9 with two home runs, one double and six RBIs to pace a conference-opening series win over LeTourneau. Bell also walked twice, stole a base and scored two runs.