Week #3 in D1 College Baseball: Top Tier Alumni Roundup

by Matt Plante
Vice President

Week #3 in D1 College Baseball: Top Tier Alumni Roundup 
Top Performances in D1 Baseball: Stephen Hill, Morehead State has the top performance after he went 7 for 11, hitting .636 this past weekend with two doubles and 5 RBI's. 

Stephen Hill, Morehead State

Hill had an incredible weekend at the plate this past weekend vs. Southern Illinois University. Hill went 7 for 11, hitting an astounding .636 on the weekend with two doubles and 5 RBI's. However, Hill's explosive outburst this past weekend wasn't enough as the Eagles lost 2 of 3 to SIU and are now 4-6 overall on the season. 

Derek Crum, Wake Forest
Crum in only his freshman year has been a highlight reel on defense making ESPN SportsCenter Top 10 catches week after week. Now, Crum got a track with the bat tearing the cover off the ball, going 6 for 13, hitting .462 this past week with two doubles and an RBI. The #24 ranked Demon Deacons only lost to App State during the midweek game and beat LaSalle, Sacred Heart and Brown twice to improve to 7-5 overall on the year. 

Collin Wilma, SEMO
Wilma got his 1st collegiate win this past weekend vs. Ohio University. Wilma went 7.1 innings in his start vs. Ohio giving up only 2 runs off only 4 hits and 1 walk while striking out 5. SEMO went on to sweep Ohio over the weekend and improved to 6-6 overall on the year. 

Andrew Wilhite, Minnesota
Wilhite collected hits in every game this past weekend in the Cambria College Classic against all ranked opponents. Wilhite went 5 for 12, hitting .417 this past weekend vs. North Carolina, Duke and NC State. Minnesota beat UNC and lost to both Duke and NC State to slip to 5-6 overall on the year. 

Jeremy Gaines, Illinois State
Gaines continued to be hot at the plate, going 4 for 9, hitting .444 this past weekend vs. UL-Monroe with a double and an RBI. ISU however lost 2 of 3 to UL-Monroe and are now 3-7 overall. 

Andrew Zapka, Dayton
Zapka was great in relief this past weekend vs. Florida A&M. Zapka tossed 3.1 innings giving up 0 runs on only 1 hit and 1 walk while striking out 2. Dayton however got swept by Florida A&M and fell to 3-7 overall on the year. 

Danny Doligale, Illinois
Doligale had an unbelievable weekend as a freshman in the Frisco Classic. Doligale went 3 for 8, hitting .375 over the weekend vs. all ranked opponents. Illinois beat #13 Texas A&M and #23 Oklahoma State while losing in the Championship to #1 ranked UCLA to improve the overall record to 5-4 overall. 

Matt Burch, Old Dominion 
Burch collected hits in every game this past week, going 6 for 17, hitting .353 with three doubles and 4 RBI's. Burch helped ignite the offense each game this past week to help ODU beat VCU and take 2 of 3 from Yale to improve to 8-2 overall. 

Bobby Seymour, Wake Forest
Seymour got back on track this past week, going 7 for 21, hitting .333 with a homer and collecting 7 RBI's. Wake Forest is now a 4 game winning streak and looking to stay in the Top 25 ranked teams in D1 baseball with a 7-5 overall record. 

Jordan Libman, Illinois State
Libman collected a hit in every game this past weekend, going 4 for 11, hitting .364 with a homer, a double and an RBI. ISU lost 2 of 3 vs. UL-Monroe and are now 3-7 overall on the year. 

Austin Blazevic, SEMO
Blazevic had a really good weekend at the plate, going 4 for 13, hitting .308 with a double 5 RBI's over the weekend. SEMO swept Ohio University to improve to 6-6 overall on the season. 

Brady Miller, Western Michigan 
Miller had a really good start vs. #3 ranked Louisville. Miller unfortunately took the loss, but pitched a really good 7 innings giving up only 4 runs off 8 hits and 2 walks while striking out 4. The Broncos got swept by Louisville and are now 5-5 overall on the year. 

Trey Schramm, Xavier
Schramm got his 2nd save of the year vs. College of Charleston this past weekend, tossing 1 inning giving up 1 run off 2 hits. Xavier lost 2 of 3 vs. College of Charleston to slip to 3-9 overall on the year. 

Keegan Bates, Valpo
Bates got one inning of relief work vs. Southern Miss this past weekend giving up 0 runs off 0 hits while striking out 1. Valpo lost all four games this past weekend, two vs. Southern Miss and two vs. McNeese State to fall to 1-9 overall on the year.

Cosi Scinta, North Alabama
Scinta got his 1st collegiate win this past week vs. Belmont, where his team threw a combined no-hitter for the win. Scinta threw 3 innings in the start of it giving up 0 runs off 0 hits while striking out 4. North Alabama had four other pitchers come in to throw the combined no-hitter to beat a really hot Belmont team. North Alabama lost 2 of 3 vs. Arkansas-Little Rock this past weekend and are now 3-9 overall.

Andrew McKenna, Holy Cross
McKenna got a start in the finale of the Cal State Bakersfield series going 3 for 5 with 2 RBI's. Holy Cross won 2 of 3 vs. Cal State Bakersfield to improve to 3-6 overall on the year. 

Dawson Place, High Point
Place made two relief appearances this past week. In the 1st relief appearance he was surgical vs. North Carolina Central going 2.2 innings giving up 0 runs off only 1 hit while striking out 4. Then Place threw again in the Keith LeClair Classic vs. Indiana where he went 1.1 innings giving up 2 runs off only 2 hits. High Point lost all three games this past weekend in the Classic vs. #13 Ole Miss, #17 East Carolina and Indiana and are now 5-7 overall on the year.

Bryce Barnett, Arizona State
Barnett had three relief appearances this past week for the #8 ranked Arizona State Sun Devils. Barnett really looked good in his 1st two appearances going a total of 1.2 innings giving up 0 earned runs off 0 hits and 2 walks while striking out 5. In his 3rd appearance of the weekend in the series finale, Barnett showed his only kink in the armour getting a little roughed up vs. Nebraska giving up 5 runs in 1.2 innings of work off 5 hits and 1 walk while striking out  2.  ASU took 2 of 3 from Nebraska and are 8-4 overall on the year. Barnett in 6 relief appearances in 4.1 innings of work has 9 strikeouts to his freshman resume which is pretty impressive. 

Kellen Sarver, Illinois 
Sarver collected 3 hits this past weekend in the Frisco Classic vs all ranked teams with a two doubles and 2 RBI's to help Illinois win 2 of 3 games they played in. Illinois beat Texas A&M and Oklahoma State and lost only to UCLA. 

Ryan Hodgett, Bradley
Hodgett made one relief appearance this past weekend vs. Tennessee Tech going 2.1 innings giving up 0 earned runs off only 1 hit and 4 walks while striking out 5. Bradley swept Tennessee Tech and improved to 4-6 overall on the year. 

Anfernee Crompton
, Army
Crompton went 2 for 5 this past weekend with a double and 2 RBI's. Army split with Air Force and Campbell and are 3-7 overall on the year. 

Konnor Ash, Missouri
Ash made a start vs. #22 Oklahoma in the Shiners Classic this past weekend. Ash went 4 innings giving up 3 earned runs off 6 hits and 5 walks while striking out 7. Missouri beat Oklahoma and Texas and only lost to Baylor to improve to 6-5 overall. 

Mark DiLuia, Maryland
DiLuia got in one relief inning vs. George Mason this past week giving up 0 runs off 2 hits while striking out 2. Maryland got swept over the weekend vs. Coastal Carolina to fall to 6-4 overall.

Chase Stanke, Minnesota
Stanke collected 3 hits this past week with a double in five games. Minnesota went 2-3 this past week and are now 5-6 overall on the year. 

Marius Balandis, Saint Louis
Balandis made one relief appearance this past week vs. Vanderbilt where he looked very good, going 1 inning giving up 0 earned runs off 2 hits while striking out 2. SLU lost to Vanderbilt in the midweek game and lost to Northeastern and Villanova over the weekend to fall to 6-4 overall.

Noah Berghammer, Minnesota
Berghammer got his 1st start of the year vs. TCU last Monday going 1 for 3 on the day. Minnesota went 2-3 last week and are now 5-6 overall on the year. 

Dakota Kotowski, Missouri State
Kotowski collected 2 hits this past week with a triple and 4 RBI's. Missouri State lost 2 of 3 vs. Rice this past weekend to fall to 5-6 overall on the year. 

Keaton Rice, Bradley
Rice finally got back on track in the series finale vs. Tennessee Tech going 3 for 4 with a double and 2 RBI's for the Braves. Bradley swept Tennessee Tech and are now 4-6 overall.

Grant Leader, Illinois
Leader got one relief appearance this past weekend vs. #1 ranked UCLA, where he tossed 1.1 innings giving up 2 runs off 2 hits and 3 walks. Illinois lost to UCLA but beat Texas A&M and Oklahoma State to improve to 5-4 overall.

Scott Youngbrandt, Saint Louis
Youngbrandt took the loss vs. Vanderbilt in the midweek game tossing 1.2 inning giving up only 1 earned run off 5 hits and 2 walks. SLU also lost to Northeastern and Villanova over the weekend to fall to 6-4 overall. 

Sean Sinisko
, Illinois State
Sinisko suffered his 1st loss of the year tossing 4.1 innings in his start vs. UL-Monroe. In his 4.1 innings he gave up 4 runs off 10 hits. ISU lost 2 of 3 vs. UL-Monroe and are 3-7 overall to start the year. 




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