NCAA Division I Regional Roundup

by Matt Plante
Vice President

NCAA Division I Regional Roundup:
Top Tier Alumni: Cooper Johnson, Ole Miss helps Rebels win Oxford Regional collecting hits in all three games.

Cooper Johnson, Ole Miss

Johnson collected a hit in every game this past weekend in the Oxford Regional, going 4 for 14 with a homer and 4 RBI's. Ole Miss rolled through their NCAA Regional beating Jacksonville State twice and Clemson to move on to the Super Regionals vs. #5 ranked Arkansas next weekend. On the year, Ole Miss is ranked #12 and are 40-25 overall. Johnson is hitting .265 on the year with 12 doubles, 7 homers, 30 RBI's and a .434 slugging percentage. 

Michael Sebby, Illinois State

Sebby made one relief appearance in the Louisville Regional going 1.1 innings giving up 0 runs off 1 hit while striking out 1 vs. Louisville. ISU beat Indiana and Louisville, then lost twice in the Regional Finals vs. Louisville to finish the season 36-26 overall. Sebby finished the year with a 3.21 ERA with 9 strikeouts in 14 innings of work. 

Jordan Libman, Illinois State

Libman went 2 for 14 in the Louisville Regional with an RBI. ISU lost in the Regional Finals twice to Louisville to finish 36-26 overall. Libman finished the year hitting .299 with 12 doubles, 2 homers, 28 RBI's and .421 on base percentage. 

Jeremy Gaines, Illinois State

Gaines had a huge pinch-hit double with 2 RBI's to help them beat Louisville in the second round of Louisville Regional. Gaines then got the start in Left field for the Redbirds in the Regional Final vs. Louisville going 0-4. ISU lost to Louisville and finished 36-26 overall. Gaines finished the year hitting .306 in 62 at bats, with 2 doubles and 10 RBI's. 

Mitch Vogrin, Illinois State

Vogrin made one relief appearance in the Louisville Regional vs. Louisville in the Regional Final going 0.2 innings giving up 0 runs off 1 hit and 1 walk. ISU lost to Louisville and finished 36-26 overall. Vogrin finished the year with 2-1 record 1 save and a 4.91 ERA in 29.1 innings of work with 25 strikeouts. 

Kellen Sarver, Illinois

Sarver collected a hit in both Oxford Regional games going 2 for 8 with a homer and an RBI. Illinois lost to Clemson and Jacksonville State to finish the year 36-21 overall. Sarver finished the year hitting .269 with 9 doubles, 2 triples, 4 homers, 29 RBI's and a .396 slugging percentage. 

Cal Coughlin, TCU

Coughlin made two relief appearances in the Fayetteville Regional throwing a total of 2.1 innings giving up 0 runs off 0 hits while striking out 2. TCU beat California and Central Connecticut State and lost twice to #4 ranked Arkansas in the Regional Finals to finish 34-28 overall. Coughlin finished the year 2-1 with a save, a 5.25 ERA in 26 appearances with 20 strikeouts in 24 innings.

Bobby Kametas, Creighton

Kametas got the win in his one relief appearance in the Corvallis Regional vs. Michigan in Game 1 of the Regional Final. Kametas went 3 innings giving up 3 runs off 3 hits and 2 walks while striking out 3. Creighton beat Oregon State and Cincinnati and Michigan before losing to the Michigan in the Regional Finals finishing the year 41-13 overall. Kametas finished the year 3-0 with 9 saves, an ERA of 2.36 with 28 strikeouts in 26.2 innings along with holding opponents to a .115 batting average.

Ryan Hampe, UIC

Hampe went 0 for 8 with an RBI in two games in the Louisville Regional. UIC lost to Louisville and Indiana to finish the year 29-23 overall. Hampe finished the year hitting .351 with 14 doubles, 5 homers, 48 RBI's and a slugging percentage of .524 as a freshman. 

Joe Santoro, Army

Santoro made one relief appearance in the Lubbock Regional tossing 1.1 innings giving up 2 runs off 2 hits and 3 walks. Army lost to # 8 ranked Texas Tech and Florida to finish the year 35-26 overall. Santoro

Anfernee Crompton, Army

Crompton got to pinch-run in the opening game of the Lubbock Regional vs. # 8 national seed, Texas Tech. Crompton got in again to get a pinch-hit vs. Florida in the next game going 0 for 1. Army lost to Texas Tech and Florida to finish the year 35-26 overall with Crompton hitting .045 in 22 at bats this year for Army. 

Pat Rumoro, Louisville

Rumoro didn't get into the Regional this past weekend, but the Cardinals won their Regional and will move onto the Super Regionals vs. East Carolina. Louisville is the #7 national seed in the tournament looking to get back to the College World Series. Louisville is 47-16 overall and Rumoro is hitting .150 this year in just 20 at bats as a back up catcher for the Cardinals.

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