Wednesday, March 25, 2015

High School Baseball Rankings

Fayetteville High School is ranked 28th by Perfect Game, and 13th by Baseball America.

2nd Team Perfect Game High School Senior Preseason All America
Gray Fenter RHP 6-0 190 West Memphis

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Cole Fergus named GAC Player of the Week

GAC BASEBALL PLAYER OF THE WEEK – Cole Fergus, Arkansas Tech, LF, Sr., Kansas City, Kansas
Fergus helped the Wonder Boys remain hot as they extended their win streak to six and game scoring in double digits to five as he .500 for the week and .545 in Tech's weekend GAC series with Southeastern Oklahoma State. In game two against the Savage Storm, he collected three hits and needed just a single to complete the cycle. For the week, he drove in six runs.

  • Byron Reichstein, Jr., OF, Southern Arkansas (Hit .400 over four games; hit a game-winning home run vs OBU on Tuesday)
  • Zac Stewart, Jr., LF, Harding (Led Bisons to a 4-0 week; hit .429 with four runs scored and six RBI)


  • Colton Strother, Sr., LHP, Southern Arkansas (Earned win against Henderson State; went 8.2 IP and struck out four)

Devin Hampton named Heartland Pitcher of the Week

Pitcher of the Week: Devin Hampton, UA Fort Smith
P, SR, Potosi, Mo.

Hampton wasn't perfect against Southwest Oklahoma State, but he was close enough. The senior tossed a complete-game, no-hit, shutout. He faced only 22 batters, issuing one walk and striking out six. It was the first UAFS no-hitter since April 21, 2011 when then freshman Blake Brodie tossed a five-inning, rain-shortened, no-hitter against OPSU in a 4-0 win.

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Friday, March 20, 2015

Griffin Glaude named AMC Pitcher of the Week

Griffin Glaude had a pair of strong outings during the week, recording a win and a save, as he lowered his ERA to 0.43. He picked up the save against Evangel University, pitching two shutout innings. He gave up two hits, while striking out two.

His best outing of the season came in the form of a complete-game shutout over WWU on the road Sunday, scattering five hits while fanning a career-high 13 batters in a 3-0 Lyon victory.

Glaude currently ranks 5th nationally in batters struck out per nine innings (13.29), 5th in total earned runs allowed (1), 6th in ERA and 11th in total runs allowed (2).


Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Riley Echols named Southland Pitcher of the Week

Echols beat Wichita State in a mid-week match up and conference opponent Lamar, pitching 14.1 innings, allowing one run, striking out nine and walking two batters. At Wichita State, he allowed just three hits and one run in 7.1 innings pitched. When facing Lamar, Echols allowed seven hits, but zero run crossed the plate while throwing five strikeouts and not giving up a walk.

Honorable mention for hitter of the week goes to Central Arkansas senior outfielder Wesley Hoover.


Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Landon Simpson earns Pitcher of the Week in GAC

Simpson, a native of Magnolia, earned his first GAC Pitcher of the Week honor after he turned in his most dominant start of the season after he tossed a four-hit shutout while striking out a season-high 10 batters in the opening game of this past Sunday afternoon's doubleheader against Ouachita Baptist, an 8-0 SAU win.


Monday, March 16, 2015

Trey Killian named National Pitcher of the Week

After throwing 7.0 perfect innings against the No. 5 team in the country, junior right-handed pitcher Trey Killian has earned Louisville Slugger National Pitcher of the Week honors as announced Monday by Collegiate Baseball Newspaper.