Week 12 in NCAA Division 1 College Baseball: Top Tier Alumni Roundup


Week #12 in NCAA Division 1 College Baseball: Top Tier Alumni Roundup:

Player of the Week:


Nick Ficarrotta
, RHP, Florida
Ficarrotta was really good out of the bullpen all week for the 4th ranked Gators. He threw 3 innings in relief in the midweek game vs. Florida State giving up 0 runs off 3 hits and 2 walks while striking out 4. Then he followed that up with a 1.2 innings of relief vs. Texas A&M over the weekend giving up 0 earned runs off 1 hit and 1 walk. Florida beat Florida State in the midweek game but lost 2 of 3 vs. Texas A&M and are currently 37-12 overall and 15-9 in the SEC. Ficarrotta has a 4.60 ERA in 18 appearances with 34 strikeouts in 31.1 innings pitched. 

Here are the best of the rest Highlights of Top Tier Alums in D1 College Baseball:

Daniel Pacella
, OF, Illinois State
Pacella continues to be one of the hottest hitters in the Redbirds lineup as he went 7 for 17 this past week, hitting .412 with 3 doubles and 2 RBI's. ISU however lost to Iowa in the midweek game and lost 2 of 3 vs. Evansville over the weekend to fall to 18-26 overall and 7-14 in the MVC. Pacella is hitting .308 on the year 13 homers, 7 doubles and 46 RBI's as a true freshman. 

Noah Edders, RHP, Bradley
Edders made a really good start vs. the 9th ranked Indiana State team where he went 4 innings giving up 0 earned runs off 4 hits and 2 walk while striking out 2. Bradley got swept by Evansville to fall to 14-28 overall and 5-16 in the MVC. 

Chase Centala, RHP, UCF
Centala made one appearance this past weekend, picking up a save vs. Tulane tossing one scoreless inning giving up only 1 hit while striking out 3. UCF won 2 of 3 vs. Tulane and beat North Florida in the midweek game to improve to 27-20 overall and 8-10 in the AAC. 

Antonio Brown, INF/OF, Mercer
Brown went 3 for 8, hitting .375 this past weekend with a double. Mercer got swept by Florida State and are now 28-20 overall and 10-5 in the SoCon. 

Renzo Gonzalez, OF, Miami
Gonzalez went 2 for 2 with an RBI and a walk in his 3 at bats this past weekend for the 11th ranked Hurricanes. Miami swept Presbyterian over the weekend and improved to 31-16 overall and 14-10 in the ACC. 

Ryan Thiesse, OF, Fordham
Thiesse collected 4 hits this past week with a homer, a double and an RBI. Fordham lost to NJIT in the midweek game and lost 2 of 3 vs. George Mason over the weekend to fall to 17-31 overall and 5-13 in the A-10.

Khyle Radcliffe, OF, Southern
Radcliffe went 2 for 4 with a double and an RBI in his one start this past weekend. Southern swept Prairie View A&M and improved to 17-24 overall and 12-9 in the SWAC.

Cade Kurland, INF, Florida
Kurland collected 3 hits this past week with another home run and an RBI for the 4th ranked Gators. Florida beat Florida State in the midweek game but lost 2 of 3 vs. Texas A&M over the weekend and are 37-12 overall on the year. Kurland as a true freshman is hitting .300 on the year with 11 doubles, 14 homers and 42 RBI's. With his home run this past week, Kurland became the 1st Florida second baseman to hit 14 homers in a season. 

Colin Summerhill, C/OF, Northern Illinois
Summerhill collected 3 hits this past week with 2 more home runs, a double and collected 5 RBI's. The Huskies beat UW-Milwaukee in the midweek game but got swept by Toledo over the weekend to fall to 8-38 overall and 4-19 in the MAC. Summerhill is hitting .301 on the season with 13 doubles, 10 homers and 46 RBI's. 

Tanner Mink, RHP, USF
Mink made two relief appearances this past week, throwing a total of 1.1 innings giving up 0 runs off 1 hit and 1 walk while striking out 2. USF beat Stetson in the midweek game but got swept by Memphis to fall to 18-31 overall and 6-12 in the AAC.

Evan Jones, RHP, Western Kentucky
Jones threw one inning of relief vs. FIU this past weekend giving up 0 runs off 2 hits with one strikeout. Western Kentucky won 2 of 3 vs. FIU over the weekend to improve to 27-21 overall and 12-12 in C-USA.

Tony Livermore, INF, Northwestern
Livermore collected 3 hits this past week with 2 doubles and 2 RBI's. The Wildcats beat UIC in the midweek game but got swept by Indiana over the weekend to fall to 8-34 overall and 3-15 in the Big Ten. 

Danny Doligale, OF, Illinois
Doligale collected 3 hits this past week with 2 doubles and 2 RBI's. Illinois lost to 9th ranked Indiana State in the midweek game but swept Michigan State over the weekend to improve to 22-22 overall and 11-10 in the Big Ten. 

Hunter Mink, RHP, USF
Mink got the loss vs. Memphis in his start this past weekend but pitched well going 5.2 innings giving up 3 earned runs off 5 hits and 2 walks while striking out 9. USF got swept by Memphis and falls to 18-31 overall and 6-12 in the AAC.

Andrew Wilhite, OF, Ball State
Wilhite collected 3 hits this past weekend with a double and 5 RBI's. Ball State won 2 of 3 vs. Ohio this past weekend to improve to 30-16 overall and 17-7 in the MAC.

David Andolina, RHP, Lehigh
Andolina made one relief appearance this past week vs. Carin giving up 0 runs off 0 hits and 2 walks. Lehigh beat Carin in the midweek game, beat Holy Cross twice and split with Army over the weekend to finish the year 24-26 overall and 10-15 in the Patriot League. 

Brady Miller, RHP, Western Michigan
Miller took the loss in his start this past weekend vs. 23rd ranked Kent State but threw well in all 8 innings giving up 5 runs off 7 hits and 0 walks while striking out 9. The Broncos got swept by Kent State and fall to 16-27 overall and 13-10 in the MAC.

Scott Younbrandt, RHP, Missouri State
Youngbrandt got a win in relief vs. Omaha in the midweek game tossing 1 inning giving up 1 run off 2 hits and 1 walk while striking out 2. He made another relief appearance over the weekend vs. Murray State tossing 2 innings giving up 2 earned runs off 4 hits with 2 strikeouts. The Bears beat Omaha in the midweek game and won 2 of 3 vs. Murray State over the weekend to improve to 29-17 overall and 16-5 in the MVC.

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