Week #6: Division 1 College Baseball: Top Tier Alumni Roundup

by Matt Plante
Vice President

Week #6: Division I College Baseball, Top Tier Alumni Roundup:



Player of the Week:

Antonio Brown
, MIF, Mercer

Brown was on fire at the plate this past week as he went 7 for 16, hitting .438 with a double and collected 2 RBI's. Mercer beat Charleston Southern and Jacksonville State in the midweek games, along with winning 2 of 3 vs. Utah over the weekend to improve to 20-5 overall on the year. Brown is leading the team in batting average, hitting .415 for the year with 5 doubles and 5 RBI's. 

Best of the Rest Highlights from Week #6 of our Top Tier Alumni in D1baseball:

Hunter Mink, USF

Mink continues to be marvelous out of relief for the Bulls as he earned a win in relief vs. Niagara this past weekend tossing 2 innings giving up 0 runs giving up 1 hit and 1 walk. USF beat FGCU in the midweek and swept Niagara over the weekend to improve to 17-7 overall. Mink is 2-0 on the year in relief with 5 saves and ERA of 0.00 in 15.2 innings with 20 strikeouts. 

Cam Redding, Saint Louis

Redding went 3 for 8, hitting .375 this past weekend blasting 2 homers and collecting 4 RBI's as SLU split with Illinois State to move to 12-9 overall on the year. Redding is hitting .309 with 3 doubles, 2 homers and 13 RBI's. 

Danny Doligale, Illinois 

Doligale went 6 for 18, hitting .333 this past week with a homer, a triple, a double and collected 4 RBI's as the Fighting Illini beat Wheaton in the midweek game and took 2 of 3 vs. Michigan State to improve to 10-11 overall on the year. Doligale in 2nd on the team in batting average, hitting .344 on the year with 9 doubles, a triple, a homer, 13 RBI's and 8 stolen bases. 

Sean Sinisko, Illinois State

Sinisko threw a combined 5 scoreless innings this past week giving up only 2 hits and 1 walk while striking out 2 as ISU beat UIC in the midweek game and split with Saint Louis to improve to 9-9 overall on the year. Sinisko is 1-1 with a 3.20 ERA with 14 strikeouts in 19.2 innings of work. 

Paul Bergstrom, Creighton

Bergstrom earned a save this past weekend vs. Wichita State where he threw 3 scoreless innings giving up 0 hits and 1 walk while striking out 2. Creighton took 2 of 3 vs. Wichita State to improve to 11-7 overall on the year. 

Marc DeGusipe, FAU

DeGusipe threw 2.2 scoreless innings of relief vs. Miami this past week on only 1 hit and 2 walks while striking out 2. FAU lost to Miami in the midweek game and won 2 of 3 vs. UTSA to improve to 16-9 overall on the year. 

Nick Ficarrotta, Florida

Ficarrotta made three relief appearances this past week for the 8th ranked Florida Gators. Ficarrotta threw a total of 7.2 innings giving up 2 earned runs off 4 hits and 1 walk while striking out 5. Florida beat Bethune-Cookman in the midweek game but lost 2 of 3 to 21st ranked LSU over the weekend and are 17-7 overall on the year. Ficarrotta is 2-0 with 3 saves in 13 appearances with a 2.28 ERA in 27.2 innings of work with 27 strikeouts.

Jeremy Gaines, Texas Southern

Gaines went 3 for 8, hitting .375 this past weekend with a double and 2 RBI's as Texas Southern took 2 of 3 from Arkansas-Pine Bluff to improve to 13-9 overall on the year. Gaines is 2nd on the team in batting average, hitting .435 on the year with 6 doubles, a triple, a homer, 18 RBI's and 15 stolen bases. 

Cam Minacci, Wake Forest

Minacci made two relief appearances this past week for the 24th ranked Demon Deacons. Minacci in total threw 3.1 innings giving up 1 run off 3 hits and 1 walk while striking out 2. Wake Forest beat 15th ranked Liberty in the midweek game and lost 2 of 3 to 10th ranked Virginia over the weekend and are 18-6 overall on the year. Minacci is 1-0 with a 1.33 ERA in 20.1 innings of work with 30 strikeouts on the year. 

Dakota Kotowski, Missouri State

Kotowksi collected 3 hits this past weekend and continues his power surge as he hit 2 more homers and a double while collecting 3 RBI's. Missouri State won 2 of 3 vs Nevada this past weekend to improve to 12-9 overall on the year. Kotowski is hitting .305 on the year with 2 doubles, 12 homers and 24 RBI's. 

Stephen Hill, Liberty

Hill collected 3 hits this past weekend with 2 doubles. Liberty who is ranked 15th in the nation but struggled this past week as they lost to Wake Forest in the midweek game and lost 2 of 3 to Stetson over the weekend to fall to 15-7 overall on the year. Hill is on the team hitting .306 with 7 doubles, 3 homers and 20 RBI's on the year. 

Chase Stanke, Minnesota

Stanke collected 3 hits this past weekend with two doubles and homer while collecting 3 RBI's. Minnesota swept Western Illinois and are now 8-15 overall on the year. Stanke is hitting .250 with 8 doubles, 8 homers and 20 RBI's on the year. 

Ray Sass, Brown

Sass went 3 for 10, hitting .300 this past weekend as Brown lost 2 of 3 vs. Dartmouth to drop them to 4-11 overall on the year. 

Chase Centala, UCF

Centala bounced back well after getting the loss in the midweek game vs. #7 ranked Florida State by throwing 2 innings of relief vs. Samford giving up 1 run off 2 hits and 0 walks while striking out 2. UCF lost to Florida State in the midweek game and lost 2 of 3 vs. Samford to fall 14-10 overall. Centala has a 4.71 ERA in 21 innings of work with 22 strikeouts. 

Bryce Barnett, Xavier

Barnett made two relief appearances this past week earning a save, throwing a total of 1.1 innings giving up 0 runs on 0 hits and 0 walks while striking out 1. Xavier beat Michigan in the midweek game and swept Cincinnati over the weekend to improve to 12-13 overall on the year. 

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