Thursday, May 21, 2015

Sun Belt Announces End of Season Baseball Honors

All-Sun Belt Baseball First Team
Tanner Rockwell (UALR, Senior, 3B)
Zach George (Arkansas State, RS-Senior, UTL)

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Wednesday, May 20, 2015

High School Championship Games

FRIDAYChampionship At Baum Stadium, Fayetteville
Conway vs. Bentonville, 3 p.m.

SATURDAYChampionship At Baum Stadium, Fayetteville
Benton vs. Sheridan, 3 p.m.

SATURDAYChampionship At Baum Stadium, Fayetteville
Harrison vs. White Hall, 12:30 p.m.

FRIDAYChampionship At Baum Stadium, Fayetteville
Arkadelphia vs. Star City, 10 a.m.

SATURDAYChampionship At Baum Stadium, Fayetteville
Mayflower vs. Fordyce, 10 a.m.

FRIDAYChampionship At Baum Stadium, Fayetteville
Magnet Cove vs. Ouachita, 5:30 p.m.

FRIDAYChampionship At Baum Stadium, Fayetteville
Armorel vs. Taylor, 12:30 p.m.

High School Baseball Rankings

Perfect Game
31. Fayetteville

Collegiate Baseball
30. Bryant

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Southland Conference 2015 Awards

Third Team
OF Wesley Hoover Central Arkansas Sr. Conway, Ark.
OF Tyler Langley Central Arkansas Jr. Conway, Ark.

Honorable Mention
Travis Hull, Central Arkansas
Connor Gilmore, Central Arkansas

Monday, May 18, 2015

SEC Baseball Awards

First-Team All-SEC
OF: Andrew Benintendi, Arkansas
RP: Zach Jackson, Arkansas

Freshman All-SEC Team
SP: Keaton McKinney, Arkansas

SEC All-Defensive Team
3B: Bobby Wernes, Arkansas


Andrew Benintendi named SEC Player of the Year

Arkansas' Andrew Benintendi was named the SEC Player of the Year, Vanderbilt's Carson Fulmer is the SEC Pitcher of the Year, LSU's Alex Lange is the SEC Freshman of the Year, LSU's Paul Mainieri is the SEC Coach of the Year and Mississippi State's Seth Heck is the SEC Scholar-Athlete of the Year.

Benintendi leads the SEC in batting average both overall (.415) and in conference games only (.443). He currently ranks sixth nationally in batting average, and is the conference leader and ranks fourth nationally in home runs this season (17). Benintendi is the national leader in slugging percentage with a .771 clip and is in the top-five in the nation in on-base percentage at .511. He was the only SEC player to hit better than .400 in conference play. Benintendi has reached safely in 26 consecutive games, including 41 of his last 59 plate appearances. He has hit safely in 24 of the last 26 games, including a career-long 10 consecutive games. He did not strikeout over his final 46 plate appearances of the regular season. Benintendi is the first Arkansas player to be named SEC Player of the Year.


Central Baptist College advances to NCCAA World Series!

Central Baptist College was an at-large selection to the World Series after finishing as the runner-up to Oklahoma Christian in the Central Regional.

2015 Seedings

1. Fresno Pacific University
2. Lee University
3. Oklahoma Christian University
4. Palm Beach Atlantic University
5. Central Baptist College
6. Bethesda University
7. Trinity Christian College
8. Toccoa Falls College
9. Bluefield College
10. Oakland City University