Week #6 in College Baseball

by Matt Plante
Vice President

Week #6 in College Baseball
Top Performances from Top Tier Alumni: Brett Newberg, Austin Peay named Ohio Valley Conference Pitcher of the Week, earning two saves to help the Govs take 2 of 3 from SEMO this past weekend.



Brett Newberg
, Austin Peay

Newberg was electric on the mound this past week, earning two saves and pitching  a scoreless 4 innings out of the bullpen. Newberg got a save vs. Western Kentucky in the midweek and earned a save over the weekend vs. SEMO. Newberg went a total of 4 innings giving up 0 runs off 0 hits while striking out 5. For his efforts, Newberg was named OVC Pitcher of the Week. Austin Peay took 2 of 3 vs. SEMO and improved to 11-10 overall and 6-3 in the OVC. Newberg now has 4 saves on the year with a 5.75 ERA with 23 strikeouts in 20.1 innings.

Bobby Seymour, Wake Forest
Seymour was extremely hot at the plate this past week, going 8 for 15, hitting .533 helping the Demon Deacons beat Charlotte in the midweek game and taking 2 of 3 vs. Duke over the weekend. Seymour collected a homer, a double and 7 RBI’s this past week. Seymour is 2nd on the team in average, hitting .353 on the year with 9 doubles, 2 homers and 31 RBI’s. Wake Forest improved to 15-10 overall and 5-4 in the ACC.

Hank Christie, Northwestern
Christie threw an absolute gem this past weekend vs. Purdue picking up the only win in the series, throwing a shutout over his 7 innings pitched. Christie only gave up 4 hits in those 7 innings with one walk while striking out 6. Northwestern lost 2 of 3 over the weekend to Purdue and fell to 6-13 overall and 1-2 in the Big Ten.

Cam Redding, Saint Louis
Redding continued to stay hot at the plate going 5 for 13 this past week, hitting .385 with 4 walks and 2 RBI’s. Redding is leading the team in batting average, hitting .386 on the year. Saint Louis split with #23 ranked Illinois in the midweek games and lost 2 of 3 vs. Dayton over the weekend to fall to 11-12 overall and 1-2 in the Atlantic 10.

Neil Lambert, Bowling Green
Lambert has been ripping the cover off the ball all season and continued to impress at the plate as he went 4 for 9 this past week, hitting .444 with and RBI, 6 walks and 4 stolen bases. Bowling Green lost to Purdue in the midweek but swept Toledo over the weekend to improve to 7-12 overall and 3-0 in the MAC. Lambert is leading the team in average on the year, hitting .371.

Jack Carberry, Western Illinois
Carberry picked up the only win over the weekend vs. North Dakota State, tossing 3 innings of relief giving up 0 earned runs off 0 hits and 3 walks while striking out 5. Carberry improved to 3-0 out of the bullpen on the year as a relief guy for the Leathernecks. Western Illinois lost 2 of 3 vs. NDSU and fell to 7-14 overall and 2-4 in the Summit.

Robert Kametas, Creighton
Kametas got his 3rd save of the year this past weekend vs. Maryland tossing 1.2 innings giving up 0 runs off 0 hits and 2 walks with striking out 1. Creighton swept the Terps this past weekend to improve to 11-5 overall.

Keaton Rice, Bradley
Rice went 3 for 9, hitting .333 with 2 doubles, 5 walks and an RBI this past weekend vs. Dartmouth. Bradley took 2 of 3 from Dartmouth and improved to 11-6 overall.

Kellen Sarver, Illinois
Sarver collected 5 hits this past week with a double and an RBI to help #23 ranked Illinois split with Saint Louis in the midweek and sweep Illinois State over the weekend to improve to 17-4 overall. Sarver is hitting .343 on the year.

Brian Schrimmer, Bradley
Schrimmer made two relief appearances this past weekend tossing a total of 3 innings giving up 0 earned runs on 2 hits and 2 walks while striking out 4. Bradley took 2 of 3 vs. Dartmouth to improve to 11-6 overall and Schrimmer is now 1-0 with 1 save and 1.29 ERA on the year.

Stephen Hill, Morehead State
Hill went 6 for 18, hitting .333 this past week with a double and 3 RBI’s. Morehead State beat Alabama State twice in the midweek games and lost 2 of 3 vs. Southern Illinois to move to 17-7 overall and 4-2 in the OVC. Hill is hitting .313 with 2 homers and 13 RBI’s on the year.

Conner Tomasic, Purdue
Tomasic made two relief appearances this past week, tossing a total of 4.1 innings giving up 1 run off 2 hits and 1 walk while striking out 5. Purdue took 2 of 3 vs. Northwestern over the weekend and improved to 7-16 overall and 2-1 in the Big Ten.

Ryan Hampe, UIC
Hampe had a solid offensive week, going 4 for 13, hitting .308 with double and 3 RBI’s. UIC lost 2 of 3 vs. Wright State to fall to 7-11 overall and 4-2 in the Horizon. Hampe is hitting .357 on the year as a freshman.

Scott Youngbrandt, Saint Louis
Youngbrandt collected 6 hits this past week with an RBI. Saint Louis split with #23 ranked Illinois in the midweek and lost 2 of 3 vs. Dayton over the weekend. SLU is now 11-12 overall on the year.

Willie Bourbon, Northwestern
Bourbon collected a hit in every game this past weekend vs. Purdue with a homerun and 3 RBI’s. The Wildcats however lost 2 of 3 to Purdue and fell to 6-13 overall and 1-2 in the Big Ten.

Matt Sullivan, Chicago State
Sullivan collected a hit in every game this past weekend vs. Northern Colorado with a double and 2 RBI’s. Chicago State however lost 2 of 3 vs. Northern Colorado to fall to 6-14 overall  on the year.

Dakota Kotowski, Missouri State
Kotowski collected 2 hits this past weekend, one being another homerun vs. UC-Santa Barbara. Missouri State got swept by UC-Santa Barbara and fell to 5-16 overall on the year. Kotowski is hitting .300 with 2 homers in 20 at bats as freshman.

Joe Santoro, Army
Santoro made one relief appearance vs. Stonybrook this past week going 3 innings giving up only one run off 2 hits while striking out 2. Army split with Bucknell and Navy over the weekend and are 12-11 overall and 2-2 in the Patriot League.

Andrew Hoffmann, Oakland
Hoffmann threw a solid 5 innings in his start vs. Youngstown State this past weekend giving up 2 runs off 5 hits and 2 walks while striking out 3. Hoffmann got a no-decision for his efforts but the Golden Grizzlies took 2 of 3 from Youngstown State to improve to 2-18 overall and 2-1 in the Horizon League.

Trey Schramm, Xavier
Schramm made two relief appearances vs. Kentucky and Evansville this past week, tossing two scoreless innings while striking out 3. Xavier lost to Kentucky in the midweek and took 2 of 3 vs. Evansville over the weekend to improve to 8-14 overall on the year.

Keegan Bates, Valpo
Bates made one relief appearance, tossing one scoreless inning vs. Butler. Valpo lost 2 of 3 vs. Butler and fell to 5-14 overall on the year.

Trey Torain, George Washington
Torain got 3 pinch-hit at bats this past week, going 1 for 3 with a double and an RBI. George Washington beat Delaware State twice in the midweek games and lost 2 of 3 vs. Rhode Island over the weekend. George Washington is 14-9 overall and 1-2 in the Atlantic 10.

David Craan, Illinois
Craan went 1 for 3 with an RBI off the bench for #23 ranked Illinois to help them sweep Illinois State over the weekend and improve to 17-4 overall.

Chase Stanke, Minnesota
Stanke collected hits in both of his starts behind the dish over the weekend vs. Penn State. Minnesota lost to Pepperdine in the midweek game and swept Penn State over the weekend ot improve to 8-13 overall and 3-0 in the Big Ten.

Michael Sebby, Illinois State
Sebby made two relief appearances this past week going a total of 2 innings giving up 1 run on 4 hits while striking out 1 vs. #23 ranked Illinois. ISU got swept by the Fighting Illini and fell back to 13-9 overall.

Louis Niemerg, Maryville

Niemerg was on fire at the plate this past week, collecting hits in all 5 games he played in, going 8 for 19, hitting .421 with two doubles and 4 RBI’s. Maryville split with Missouri S&T in the midweek games and lost 2 of 3 vs. UIS to fall to 10-13 overall. Niemerg is now hitting .297 on the year.

Peyton Isaacson, Saint Leo
Isaacson collected a hit in every game this past weekend, going 4 for 12, hitting .333 with a homer, two doubles and 5 RBI’s. Saint Leo got swept by West Alabama to fall to 14-13 overall on the year. Isaacson is hitting .324 with 8 doubles, 6 homers and 29 RBI’s.

Justin Kelly, Wayne State
Kelly collected 4 hits over the weekend with a homer, a double and 6 RBI’s to help Wayne State beat Grand Valley State 3 out of 4 games. Wayne State is now 18-4 overall on the year.

Jacob Nagel, Bellarmine
Nagel had a really solid outing this past weekend vs. Rockhurst where he threw 6.1 innings giving up 1 earned run off 3 hits and 2 walks while striking out 5. Bellarmine split with Southern Indiana and took 2 of 3 from Rockhurst over the weekend to improve to 13-11 overall.

Kolton Rominski, Hillsdale
Rominski got the win in relief this past weekend vs. Findlay where he tossed 3 innings giving up 1 run off 3 hits while striking out 1. Hillsdale won 3 of 4 vs. Findlay and lost 3 of 4 vs. Kentucky Wesleyan and are now 7-13 overall.

Anthony Rios, Lewis
Rios collected 4 hits this past weekend with an RBI but Lewis got swept by Missouri S&T to fall to 8-13 overall.

Mitch Owens, Augustana

Owens was on a tear at the plate this past weekend going 5 for 9, hitting .556 with 3 RBI’s. Augustana is now 10-4-1 overall on the year.

Tommy Duddleston, Wisconsin-Stevens Point
Duddleston went 9 for 20 on opening weekend for Wisconsin-Stevens Point, hitting .450 with 2 RBI’s. Wisconsin-Stevens Point is 6-4 overall on the year.

Brian Lyle, University of Chicago
Lyle collected hits in every game this past weekend going 4 for 10 vs. Schreiner. University of Chicago won 2 of 3 vs. Schreiner to improve to 7-2 overall. Lyle leads the team with a .526 average.

Nate Tholl, Webster
Tholl went 5 for 13 this past week, hitting .385 with a homer and 4 RBI’s. Webster swept Eureka over the weekend and Tholl is leading the team with a .345 batting average with 7 doubles and 11 RBI’s.

Ben Rosengard, University of Chicago
Rosengard collected 2 hits this past weekend with an RBI. Rosengard is hitting .333 as a freshman and U of Chicago is 7-2 overall.

Vincent Massaglia, ICC

Massaglia went off this week at the plate, going 8 for 21, hitting .381 with a homer, a double and 7 RBI’s. ICC is 2-11 overall to start the year.

Michael Bieterman, Heartland CC
Bieterman went 3 for 6 with 2 RBI’s. Heartland CC is hitting .360 on the year. Heartland is 13-6 overall on the year.

Ashton Creal, John A. Logan CC
Creal went 3 for 10 with 4 RBI’s this past weekend and John A. Logan swept Southwestern Illinois to improve to 22-4 overall. Creal is hitting .407 on the year for the Vols.

Michael Oh, NIACC
Oh took the lost vs. Iowa Western this past weekend but threw well. In 6 innings of work, Oh gave up only 2 earned runs off 7 hits and 1 walk while striking out 7. Oh is 2-2 on the year with a 2.10 ERA and has 34 strikeouts in 30 innings of work. NIACC is 9-10 overall on the year.

Jake Rosing, Parkland
Rosing made his 1st collegiate appearance in relief this past weekend vs. Jefferson going 3 innings giving up 0 earned runs off 1 hit while striking out 3. Parkland is 11-6 overall on the year.

Brandon Williams, Polk State
Williams made one relief appearance this past weekend vs. South Florida State, tossing 2.2 innings giving up 1 run off 4 hits while striking out 3. Polk State is 14-19 overall on the year.

Angel Sandoval, Saint Francis

Sandoval picked up a win this past weekend vs. Grand View going 7 innings giving up only 1 run off 4 hits and 3 walks while striking out 4. Saint Francis swept Grand View and are now 14-11 overall.

Mike Kruse, Benedictine (KS)
Kruse picked up a win over the weekend vs. Missouri Valley, tossing 6 innings giving up only 1 run off 3 hits and 3 walks while striking out 6. Benedictine swept Missouri Valley over the weekend to improve to 16-3 overall. Kruse is 4-0 on the year with a 4.50 ERA and has 28 strikeouts in 32 innings of work.

Malcolm Grady, Campbellsville
Grady made two appearances this past weekend, tossing a total of 3 innings giving up 1 run off 2 hits and 3 walks while striking out 2. Campbellsville swept Shawnee State over the weekend to improve to 15-9 overall.

Zach Taylor, Roosevelt
Taylor went 3 for 7 with an RBI this past weekend to help Roosevelt sweep Calumet College of Saint Joseph and get them to 2-16 overall on the year.  


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