Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Tyler Zuber named Sunbelt Pitcher of the Week


Tyler Zuber (Arkansas State, Sophomore, RHP)
Sophomore starting pitcher Tyler Zuber had an outstanding performance against No. 7 Louisville as he helped the Red Wolves clinch the series victory with a 4-1 win in the first game of a Saturday doubleheader. Zuber pitched eight shutout innings and only allowed two singles with two walks and three strikeouts as he earned the win in only his second career start.


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FHS 20th in Baseball America pre-season poll


20. Fayetteville (Ark.) High, 30-4 (NR)
Armed with a trio of Division I signees, Fayetteville will look to avenge last year’s loss in the Class 7A state championship. Vance Arnold’s squad is fronted by senior righthander Andy Pagnozzi (Mississippi), who’s bumped his fastball into the low-90s and went 11-0, 0.67 last year with 97 strikeouts. Joining Pagnozzi are senior MIF Drew Tyler (Arkansas), who hit .296 with four home runs and senior righty Cody Davenport (Central Arkansas), who has a fastball that will touch 90 mph.


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Billy Germaine named GAC Player of the Week




GAC BASEBALL PLAYER OF THE WEEK – Billy Germaine, Southern Arkansas, C/RF, Jr., Aldergrove, British Grove, Canada
Germaine led the Muleriders to a dominating sweep of Southern Nazarene. He picked up nine hits in 13 at-bats and posted a .733 on-base percentage. In the opener, Germaine hit a pair of home runs and drove in three. He scored twice in game two and capped the weekend with a 5-for-5 effort. In the three wins, SAU hit .410 and outscored the Crimson Storm 40-6.


NOTABLE PLAYER OF THE WEEK NOMINEES
Claude Johnson, Gr., 3B, Henderson State (Opened series vs ATU by going 4-for-5 with three runs; finished series hitting .583)

NOTABLE PITCHER OF THE WEEK NOMINEES
Timothy Buchanan, Jr., LHP, Southern Arkansas (Tossed his second-straight shutout vs SNU; struck out five, walked none)


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2015 MCAC Baseball Preseason Coaches' Poll



2015 MCAC Baseball Preseason Coaches' Poll
1. Oklahoma Wesleyan University
2. Bellevue University
3. York College
4. Central Baptist College
5. College of the Ozarks
6. Waldorf College
7. Central Christian College

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Collegiate Baseball Div. 2 Poll 2-23-15



13. Henderson St. (8-2)
18. Southern Arkansas (11-5)


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Friday, February 20, 2015

Reuben Miller of Ouachita Baptist named GAC Player of the Week



GAC BASEBALL PLAYER OF THE WEEK – Reuben Miller, Ouachita Baptist, 3B, Jr., Kyle, Texas
Miller helped lead the Tigers to a series sweep of defending regular-season champion Arkansas Tech as he collected eight hits in 10 at bats. He opened with a 4-for-4 game and collected multi-hit games in both ends of Saturday's doubleheader. After hitting .200 in OBU's opening seven games, Miller raised his average to .371 following the series.


NOTABLE PLAYER OF THE WEEK NOMINEES
  • Billy Germaine, Jr., DH/C, Southern Arkansas (Drove in nine runs; accounted for all seven runs in win vs #22 Central Missouri)
  • Harrison Hunter, Jr., OF, Harding (Collected 10 hits in 17 at bats, stole a base and scored a pair of runs in four games played)
  • Corey Wood, Jr., RF, Arkansas-Monticello (Scored six runs and drove in four in four games played last week)

NOTABLE PITCHER OF THE WEEK NOMINEES

  • Austin Braddock, Sr., RHP, Arkansas-Monticello (Allowed only one hit and struck out nine in a complete game win vs SNU)
  • Timothy Buchanan, Jr., LHP, Southern Arkansas (Beat No. 22 Central Missouri; allowed only one unearned run in 8.0 IP)
  • Collin Campbell, Jr., RHP, Harding (Handed HSU its first loss; threw eight shutout innings, held Reddies to a .111 batting avg)
  • Connor Eller, Jr., RHP, Ouachita Baptist (Tossed a three-hit shutout against Arkansas Tech in series opener; struck out two)
  • Cody Jones, Sr., RHP, Henderson State (Struck out six, gave up only two hits in a 4-1 series-clinching win against Harding)

Central Arkansas's Logan Preston named Southland Hitter of the Week


Preston made his 2015 with three home runs in three games to earn co-Most Outstanding Player honors at the ULM Warhawk Classic. Preston hit a pair of home runs in the opener in three at bats and tallying three RBI. His final homer came in the final game of the tournament as the junior hits .556 with a1.556 slugging percentage as the Bears opened the season 3-0.

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