Week #2 in College Baseball, Top Tier Alumni Roundup

by Matt Plante
Vice President

Week #2 in College Baseball, Top Tier Alumni Roundup: (February 17-23)
Top Performances of all Top Tier players in Division 1 College Baseball
Konnor Ash, Missouri is Top Performer after his big win vs. Utah on the mound.

Konnor Ash, Missouri

Ash picked up his 1st win of the year on a start vs. Utah this past weekend. Ash went 7 strong innings giving up only 2 runs off 6 hits and 2 walks while striking out 9. Missouri lost to Kansas State but beat Utah and Texas A&M-Corpus Christi over the weekend to improve to 4-2 overall on the year. 

Michael Oh, North Carolina
Oh got his 1st start with UNC this past week vs. High Point where he went 4 innings giving up 0 runs off 4 hits while striking out 5. North Carolina is ranked #13 in the national polls and beat Elon and High Point in the midweek games but lost 2 of 3 vs. Dallas Baptist this past weekend and are 6-2 overall on the year.

Brady Miller, Western Michigan
Miller got his 1st win of the year vs. Alabama A&M this past weekend. Miller tossed 7 innings in his start giving up only 2 runs off 4 hits and 3 walks while striking out 7. Western Michigan went on to sweep Alabama A&M and improved to 5-2 overall on the year. 

Kevin Davis, USC-Upstate
Davis picked up his 1st win of the year in relief this past weekend. Davis went 4 innings giving up 0 runs off only 1 hit and 2 walks while striking out 6. USC-Upstate had a great weekend beating Furman, Monmouth, Manhattan and Brown to improve to 6-1 overall on the year. 

Sean Sinisko, Illinois State
Sinisko had another really good start this past weekend vs. #16 ranked, Oklahoma. Sinisko went 6.1 innings giving up only 2 runs off 6 hits and 1 walk while striking out 9. ISU lost 3 of 4 vs. Oklahoma and are now 2-5 overall on the year. 

Marius Balandis, Saint Louis
Balandis picked up his 1st save of the year this past weekend vs. Ohio University. Balandis threw 2 innings to pick up the save giving up 0 runs off 2 hits while striking out 2. Saint Louis swept Ohio over the weekend to improve to 5-1 overall on the year. 

Jack Carberry, Western Illinois
Carberry made two relief appearances this past weekend tossing a total of 2 innings giving up 0 runs off 0 hits while striking out 4 vs. Butler. However, Western Illinois got swept by Butler and fell to 0-6 overall on the year. 

Hunter Mink, Florida
Mink made his 1st collegiate debut out of the bullpen for #2 ranked Florida this past week vs. Jacksonville State. Mink went 1 inning in relief giving up 0 runs off 1 hit while striking out 1. Florida went on to beat Jacksonville State twice during the week and swept #1 ranked Miami over the weekend to improve to 8-0 overall on the year. 

Michael Sebby, Illinois State
Sebby helped the Redbirds get their only win over the weekend vs. #16 ranked Oklahoma. Sebby got the win in relief, tossing 2 innings giving up 0 runs off 0 hits while striking out 1. ISU lost 3 of 4 vs. Oklahoma and are 2-5 overall on the year. 

Mark DiLuia, Maryland
DiLuia picked up his 1st save of the year vs. Rhode Island where he struck out the last batter of the game with runners on is his 0.1 innings pitched. The Terps took 2 of 3 from Rhode Island to improve to 5-1 overall on the year. 

Bryce Barnett, Arizona State
Barnett made one relief appearance this past weekend to help the Sun Devils get out a jam in the sixth inning striking out the only batter he faced with two men on. ASU went onto sweep Boston College over the weekend to improve to 5-3 on the year and are ranked #8 in the national polls. 

Jacob Rosenkranz, Valpo
Rosenkranz made one relief appearance this past weekend vs. #3 ranked Louisville tossing 1 inning giving up 0 runs off 1 hit. Valpo got swept by Louisville and fell to 1-5 overall on the year. 

Jeremy Gaines, Illinois State
Gaines went 3 for 8 in the two games he played this past weekend, hitting .375 with a triple and a double. ISU lost 3 of 4 vs. Oklahoma to fall to 2-5 overall on the year. 

Andrew Zapka, Dayton
Zapka made his 1st relief appearance of the year for the Flyers vs. Memphis this past weekend. Zapka threw 1 inning giving up 0 runs off 0 hits and 1 walk while striking out 2. However, the Flyers got swept by Memphis and fell to 3-4 overall on the year. 

Zach Frieling, Saint Louis
Frieling went 2 for 6, hitting .333 with 2 RBIs this past weekend vs. Ohio University. Saint Louis swept Ohio to improve to 5-1 overall on the year. 

Cosi Scinta, North Alabama
Scinta made one relief appearance this past weekend vs. Northwestern State, tossing 1 inning giving up 0 runs off 0 hits and 2 walks while striking out 2. North Alabama got swept by Northwestern State and are now 1-7 overall to start the year. 

Gavin Doyle, Western Michigan
Doyle went 3 for 10 this past weekend, hitting .300 with a home run, a double and collected 7 RBIs to help the Broncos sweep Alabama A&M. Western Michigan is now 5-2 overall on the year. 

Tanner Mink, South Florida
Mink made his 1st collegiate debut in right field this past weekend vs. Northeastern. Mink got a hit in his 1st collegiate at bat and finished the game going 1 for 2. South Florida however had a rough week as they lost to Florida A&M and Florida State in the midweek games and got swept by Northeastern over the weekend to fall to 2-6 overall on the year. 

Austin Blazevic, SEMO
Blazevic collected 5 hits this past weekend including one in every game along with collecting 3 RBIs. SEMO however lost 3 of 4 to Northern Illinois and are now 2-6 overall. 

Scott Youngbrandt, Saint Louis
Youngbrandt made one relief appearance this past weekend vs. Ohio tossing 1 inning giving up 1 run off 0 hits and 3 walks while striking out 1. Saint Louis swept Ohio U and improved to 5-1 overall on the year. 

Zach Fricke, Valpo
Fricke got a no decision in his start vs. Western Kentucky in the midweek game tossing a total of 4 innings giving up 2 runs off 3 hits and 1 walk while striking out 1. On the weekend, Fricke got to start again vs. #3 ranked Louisville where he tossed 3 innings giving up 2 earned runs off 4 hits and 2 walks while striking out 2. Valpo beat Western Kentucky in the midweek and got swept by Louisville over the weekend to fall to 1-5 overall on the year. 

Cam Redding, Saint Louis
Redding collected a hit in each game this past weekend vs. Ohio with a double and 3 RBIs. Saint Louis swept Ohio and are now 5-1 overall now. 

Brandon McPherson, Northern Illinois
McPherson got his 1st start of the year vs. SEMO this past weekend getting a no-decision for his efforts. McPherson went 5 innings giving up only 2 earned runs off 6 hits and 2 walks while striking out 4. NIU took 3 of 4 from SEMO over the weekend to improve to 4-4 overall on the year. 

Austin Higgins, Oakland
Higgins got two pinch-hit at bats this past weekend and delivered with hits in both of his at bats vs. Auburn and Alabama State. Oakland got beat by #8 ranked Auburn in the midweek game and got swept by Alabama State to fall to 2-4 overall on the year. 

Marc DeGusipe, Florida Atlantic
DeGusipe made his 1st collegiate start vs. Florida Gulf Coast tossing 2.2 innings giving up 3 runs off 3 hits and 1 walk while striking out 3. FAU beat Florida Gulf Coast in the midweek and swept Binghamton to improve to 7-0 overall on the year. 

Raymond Sass, Brown
Sass made his college debut in the infield this past weekend and collected two hits over the weekend with a double, a stolen base and an RBI. Brown lost Presbyterian and USC-Upstate and split with Wofford to fall to 1-3 overall to start the year. 

Keaton Rice, Bradley
Rice collected 4 hits this past weekend with two doubles and an RBI in the SAF Classic. However, Bradley only beat Austin Peay and lost to Middle Tennessee State, Lipscomb and Belmont to fall to 1-6 overall on the year. 

Danny Doligale, Illinois
Doligale made three starts this past weekend in the outfield as a true freshman, collecting 2 hits and a stolen base. Illinois beat Coastal Carolina and West Virginia and lost to Western Carolina and are now 3-3 overall on the year. 

Travis Upp, IPFW
Upp collected 2 hits in both games he started this past weekend vs. Miami (OH). IPFW however got swept by Miami (OH) and fell to 3-4 overall on the year. 

Dawson Place, High Point
Place got his 1st collegiate start vs. #13 ranked North Carolina this past week. Place went only 2 innings giving up 2 earned runs off 2 hits while striking out 2. High Point beat North Carolina Central and lost to UNC in the midweek games and lost 2 of 3 vs. Towson over the weekend to fall to 5-3 overall on the year. 

Collin Wilma, SEMO
Wilma made a start this past weekend earning a no decision for his efforts. Wilma tossed 5.1 innings in his start giving up 5 runs off 8 hits and 2 walks while striking out 6. SEMO lost 3 of 4 to NIU and fell to 2-6 overall. 

Nick Jones, Memphis
Jones hit his 1st collegiate home run this past weekend as the Tigers swept Dayton this past weekend to improve to 4-3 overall on the year. 

Luke Pappas, Western Michigan 
Pappas made his 1st collegiate appearance out of the bullpen vs. Alabama A&M this past weekend. Pappas tossed 1 inning giving up 0 earned runs off 4 hits while striking out 2. Western Michigan swept Alabama A&M and improved to 5-2 overall on the year. 


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