Baseball Players and Pitchers of the Week Archive
2022-23 ODAC Baseball Players of the Week
|May 1, 2023
Cole, a senior from Norfolk, Va., posted an eye-opening 2.394 OPS powered by a slash line of .545/.667/1.727 slash line in Randolph-Macon's three games last week. All six of Cole's hits went for extra-bases with three homers, two doubles, and a triple. In a 12-5 victory over Virginia Wesleyan, Cole opened his week going 2-for-5 with a triple and a grand slam over the right-field fence to turn a one-run lead into a 10-5 advantage in the seventh inning. Despite the Yellow Jackets being swept (10-6, 15-2) at Roanoke, Cole reached base on 8-of-10 plate appearances with four more extra-base hits. He went 1-for-3 with a pair walks in game one, leaving the yard via a two-run bomb to right-center in the third inning. In game two, he went 3-for-3 with two more walks and a stolen base. He doubled twice and hammered a solo shot to right to open the game's scoring. For the season, Cole is slashing .318/.436/.649 with his SLG ranking sixth in the league. He is second in the ODAC with 11 homers and four triples. He is fourth in runs (47) and fifth in total bases (98). He has driven in 39 runs.
|May 1, 2023
Faivre, a senior from Chesapeake, Va., put together a strong start in leading nationally third-ranked Shenandoah to a 2-1 victory at Ferrum College. Faivre worked the first 7.0 frames and allowed just one unearned run on four hits. He did not issue any free passes and struck out eight batters for the second straight start. Three of four hits Faivre allowed came in the first two innings. He set down 13 straight thereafter before a batter reached via error in the seventh, scoring the Panthers' run. For the season, Faivre is 6-0 in 13 appearances including 12 starts. He leads the ODAC with 78 strikeouts in 64.1 innings on the hill. He owns a 2.52 ERA and opponents are hitting .182 against him.
|April 24, 2023
Jones, a first-year from Raleigh, N.C., put together a strong week in helping nationally seventh-ranked Lynchburg to a to a 3-1 week that included a 4-3 victory over #9 Randolph-Macon and an ODAC doubleheader split (3-2 in 10 inn., 4-6) at #3 Shenandoah. Jones went 9-for-15 overall with four walks to account for his .684 OBP. He legged out a pair of triples and homered on his way to four RBI and four runs scored with a pair of stolen bases. Against R-MC, Jones went 2-for-4 and came around to score the go-ahead run on Avery Neaves' single in the seventh inning. In a 7-6 win over William Peace in non-conference action, Jones went 2-for-3 with a pair of walks. He tripled twice, driving in the go-ahead run in the seventh with his first three-bagger and scoring the insurance run in the ninth inning on a wild pitch and tripling to right-center. At Shenandoah, Jones went a combined 5-for-8 with two walks, a homer, three RBI, two runs scored, and two steals. In game one, his infield single in the 10th inning allowed Neaves to score the eventual game-winning run. In game two, Jones reached all five times at the dish in going 3-for-3 with a pair of walks. He tried to trigger a rally in the ninth inning as his two-run blast brought Lynchburg to within two at 6-4, with that serving as the game's final score. For the season, Jones is slashing .320/.465/.640, with the latter number ranking seventh on the ODAC's slugging list. He has registered five doubles and five homers to go with 16 RBI and 24 runs scored.
|April 24, 2023
Bachmore, a senior from Alexandria, Va., worked 7.1 scoreless innings out of the bullpen for Lynchburg last week and earned a pair of victories against nationally ranked ODAC opponents. Bachmore entered in the sixth inning against nationally ninth-ranked Randolph-Macon. He allowed only two hits to the Yellow Jackets in 4.0 innings. He walked a pair of batters and fanned six to earn a 4-3 win. On the road at nationally third-ranked Shenandoah, Bachmore again worked multiple innings in relief to collected a 3-2 victory. He gave up two hits and walked a pair in his 3.1 innings of work. He struck out four batters, including the last two of the contest to strand a runner at second base in the 10th inning. For the season, Bachmore is 5-0 with an ODAC-best seven saves. He has appeared 17 times -- third-most in the league -- covering 49.0 innings on the hill. His 64 strikeouts are third-best in the conference, while his 11.76 strikeouts-per-nine ratio is second in the ODAC. He owns a league-low and Division III sixth-best 1.10 ERA with opponents hitting .181 against him.
2021-22 ODAC Baseball Players of the Week
|May 3, 2022
Neaves, a junior from Reston, Va., continued his stellar campaign in leading Lynchburg to a trio of wins and keeping himself atop several ODAC offensive categories including those associated with the traditional "triple crown." Neaves belted four homers and drove in 11 runs last week as the nationally sixth-ranked Hornets wrapped up the top seed in the upcoming ODAC Tournament. He went deep twice in a 16-7 non-conference win over Pfeiffer. He drove in six runs with his two three-run homers and scored four times while walking once. In an 11-2 victory over Hampden-Sydney, Neaves again left the yard twice as part of a 3-for-4 day. He hit a two-run shot in the first, drove in a run with a single in the fourth, and bashed a solo homer in the sixth to start Lynchburg to a 10-0 lead. Neaves numbers came down out of the rafters in a series split with Bridgewater. He singled and drove in a run in game one, a 6-2 loss. He reached base twice in game two with his second and third walks of the week, scoring once in a 12-6 victory. For the season, Neaves leads the ODAC in runs (57), homers (13), RBI (58), total bases (114), walks (47), batting (.409), OBP (.568), and slugging (.832). He is third in doubles (15).
|May 3, 2022
Long, a sophomore from Chesapeake, Va., helped Bridgewater secure the fifth seed in the upcoming ODAC Baseball Tournament by earning a victory over nationally sixth-ranked Lynchburg. Long worked 6.1 strong innings, giving up just two runs while scattering seven hits to the conference's highest-scoring offense. He walked two batters and struck out three batters to improve to 10-1 on the year, the most wins in the ODAC. He is second in the league with a 1.99 earn run average. Long has made 11 appearances including 10 starts covering 63.1 innings of work. He has struck out 54 batters and opponents are hitting .234 against him.
|April 25, 2022
Butler, a junior from Chesapeake, Va., was a hitting machine for Roanoke as he helped lead the Maroons to a 4-0 week that included an important sweep of Virginia Wesleyan. Butler posted a .706/.684/.882 slash line in going 12-for-17 with multiple hits in all four games. He went 2-for-2 with a walk in a 7-6 non-conference victory at Greensboro. He also stole two bases and contributed to five runs in the seventh and eighth innings in RC's comeback from a 6-2 deficit. In a 15-8 non-conference win over Pfeiffer, Butler registered the first five-hit game of his collegiate career. He drove in one run and scored four times while also stealing a base. The ODAC sweep (11-5, 9-4) of Virginia Wesleyan improved Roanoke's league record to 9-8 as the Maroons battled for a spot in the upcoming ODAC Tournament. Butler went 5-for-9 in the two games. He singled twice with two RBI and a run scored in game one, and belted a solo homer amongst three hits in game. He scored twice in the latter contest. For the season, is hitting .382 with a .424 OBP and a .515 slugging percentage. He is fourth in the ODAC in hits (52) and seventh in runs (40). His 11 extra-base hits include seven doubles, a triple, and three homers. He has driven in 26 runs.
|April 25, 2022
Ramos, a sophomore from Williamsburg, Va., is a big part of why Randolph-Macon is rounding into form towards the backend of the schedule as he won for a second start in a row and third consecutive appearance overall. Ramos toed the rubber for six innings and allowed two unearned runs in a 5-2 victory over Hampden-Sydney. He surrendered just three hits and walked three while matching his career-high with 11 punchouts. He set down the last 12 batters he faced including six via strikeout. For the season, Ramos is 4-0 in nine appearances including seven starts covering 36.1 total innings. He has struck out 56 batters, fifth-most in the ODAC, at a clip of 13.87 per nine innings, which ranks third. He owns a 2.971 ERA, the league's eighth-best mark. Opponents are hitting .234 off him.
2021 ODAC Baseball Players of the Week
|May 3, 2021
Martin, a first-year from Lititz, Pa., put together a big week at the dish and registered a save in his lone pitching appearance in Shenandoah's 4-1 week. With a bat in his hands, Martin slashed at .526/.609/.947 as he went 10-of-19 with two doubles, a pair of homers, six RBI, 10 runs scored, four walks, and seven stolen bases. In a 10-2 win over Eastern Mennonite, he doubled and drove in a run while scoring three times, walking once, and stealing a base. He drove in three runs with a homer among two hits to go with two runs scored and two stolen bases in a non-conference win over Wilson College, 6-5. In a split with Hampden-Sydney (L, 4-3; W, 5-3), Martin went a combined 4-for-7 with a homer in game two, two RBI, three runs scored, two walks, and two stolen bases. He tossed the final inning in game two, walking one and striking out one to earn a save. Martin finished his week with three hits including a double to go with two runs scored, a walk, and two stolen bases in a 14-4 conference win at Mt. Aloysius. For the season, Martin leads the ODAC in runs (49), hits (61), stolen bases (21), and slugging (.797). He is second in triples (6), RBI (46), total bases (106), batting (.459), and OBP (.530). He is also third with 12 doubles. On the hill, Martin is 0-1 with three saves in 5.2 innings of work. He has struck out 10 batters.
|May 3, 2021
Pond, a junior from Chesterfield, Va., helped Lynchburg finished tied for first in the ODAC standings with Randolph-Macon after picking up a 12-1 win over Bridgewater on Sunday. Pond worked the first seven innings and did not allow a run. He scattered seven hits and walked one while striking out four batters. The win, which was part of a sweep of the Eagles, keeps the Hornets in the running for the ODAC's top seed in the upcoming conference tournament. For the season, Pond is 6-3 in 11 appearances, all starts. He has fanned 72 batters and allowed 19 earned runs over 69.0 innings of work. He owns a 2.48 ERA and boasts a .217 opponent's batting average.
|April 26, 2021
Perkins, a sophomore from Vienna, Va., contributed at the plate and on the hill in helping Washington and Lee to a 3-0 week. Perkins slashed at .667/.667/1.000, going 8-for-12 overall with a pair of doubles, a triple, eight RBI, eight runs scored, a pair of walks, and a stolen base. He went 2-for-3 with a walk, three RBI, and a run scored in a 12-5 win over Eastern Mennonite. He then registered six hits in the Generals sweep of Virginia Wesleyan, 20-8 and 13-8. Perkins went 4-for-5 with a double, triple, four RBI, and four runs scored in game one. He followed with two hits including a double with a walk, RBI, stolen base, and three runs scored in game two. For the season, Perkins is hitting .356 with a .435 OBP and a .589 slugging percentage. Perkins also started and went 8.0 innings to earn the win over EMU. He gave up four runs (three earned) on eight hits with a walk and nine strikeouts.
|April 26, 2021
Woodall, a sophomore from Mechanicsville, Va., earns his second weekly award of the season after tossing his first collegiate complete game to lead Hampden-Sydney to a 4-0 victory at Bridgewater. It also went down as a shutout for Woodall as he gave up no runs on five hits in a full nine frames. He walked three and struck out nine batters, which ties his career-best mark. He was 50/50 in ground ball versus fly ball outs, inducing seven each. Woodall is now 4-0 on the season in nine appearances including eight starts. He has struck out 53 batters over 50.1 innings of work. He owns a 2.32 ERA.
2020 ODAC Baseball Players of the Week
|March 16, 2020
Snider, a first-year from Resisterstown, Md., put together a strong two-game showing as Bridgewater went 1-1 last week. In a 20-12 setback to Christopher Newport, Snider went 4-for-5 with a double, three RBI and two runs score. He stayed hot in the second game of the week as he went 3-for-5 with a RBI and a run scored in the Eagles' 14-9 win at Washington and Lee. For the season, Snider is hitting .368 with a .910 OPS (.489 OBP/.421 SLG). He has scored eight runs and driven in seven.
|March 16, 2020
Pond, a sophomore from Chesterfield, Va., improved to 2-1 on the season with a strong start to lead Lynchburg to an 8-2 win at Pfeiffer. Pond work 7.0 innings and gave up just one run on four hits. He walked one and fanned five to keep his earned run average right where it was at 1.29. He sat down eight straight from the last out of the first inning to the first out of the fourth frame. Pond has fanned 20 batters in 21.0 frames this season with opponents hitting just .179 off him.
|March 9, 2020
Ritter, a sophomore from Stephens City, Va., slashed at .667/.688/1.167 as Shenandoah rattled off three more victories to improve to 10-1 on the season. Ritter reached base in 11-of-15 plate appearances as he went 8-of-12 with three walks, three triples, two RBI, and five runs scored in three multi-hit efforts. He opened by going 3-for-4 with a walk, two triples, and two runs scored in a 15-0 win over Emory & Henry. Ritter followed that by going 3-for-5 in game two with a RBI and a run scored in a 7-2 victory. The next day, he went 2-for-3 with two walks, a triple, RBI, and two runs score as the Hornets posted a 19-4 triumph over Mt. Aloysius. For the season, Ritter is hitting .366 (15-of-41) with an ODAC-best four triples. He has scored 11 runs and driven in five, and is seventh in the ODAC with a .585 slugging percentage.
|March 9, 2020
Kulina, a sophomore from Hummelstown, Pa., completely shutdown Emory & Henry as he tossed 6.0 shutout frames on the way to a 15-0 victory in game one of a sweep of the Wasps. Kulina allowed just three baserunners as he surrendered two hits and one batter reached via an error. He did not walk a batter and fanned six including the side in the fourth inning and the final two batters he faced. He finished his time on the hill having retired 10 straight batters. For the season, Kulina is 1-0 in four starts covering 16.2 innings of work. He owns a 2.70 ERA with 16 strikeouts and a .127 batting average against having allowed just seven hits.
2019 ODAC Baseball Players of the Week
|April 29, 2019
Edwards, a senior from Hampton, Va., displayed impressive power with four of his five hits leaving the yard in Roanoke's 3-0 week. He opened with a three homerun day in a 7-6 victory at Ferrum. He drove in five runs in total, crushing a two-run shot to left to open the game's scoring in the second inning. He belted a solo shot to left in the seventh to pull the Maroons to within one at 6-5, and then completed their comeback with the would-be game-winning two-run jolt in the top of the ninth. Edwards was back at it in game one against Lynchburg over the week, reaching base in four of his five plate appearances. That included a three-run jack to left in bottom of the first to stake RC to a 3-0 lead on the way to an eventual 6-5 win. While he did not register a hit in game two, he did walk twice and scored a run in the Maroons' 10-7 triumph to close the regular season.
|April 29, 2019
Roth, a senior from Henrico, Va., capped the regular season with two wins over a pair of starts to improve to 8-0 on the season and 24-2 in his career. the 24 wins are a new record at Randolph-Macon. Roth went the distance in a 6-1 win over Ferrum. He gave up one run on five hits without a walk and 10 strikeouts. He returned to the hill five days later and went 7.0 frames on the way to a 5-3 win over Washington and Lee. He surrendered three runs on eight hits. He did not walk a batter for the second straight start and fanned 11 Generals. That marked his fourth overall and third straight appearance recording 10 or more strikeouts on the season.
|April 22, 2019
Counts, a junior from Virginia Beach, Va., brought out his power bat to help Hampden-Sydney to a 2-1 week. Counts slashed .600/.667/1.467 as he went 9-for-15 with a double, four homers, three walks, nine RBI, and nine runs scored. He opened with a 4-for-5 day in an 11-3 win over Lynchburg. He drove in a run and scored three times to go with a double and a steal. In a split with Shenandoah, Counts belted two homers in game one to go with four RBI and three runs scored in a 20-6 victory. He left the yard two more times in game two, driving in a pair and scoring three more runs in a 17-14 setback. He walked three times in that series. For the season, Counts is fifth in the ODAC with a .378 average and fourth with a .615 slugging percentage. He is first in runs scored (39) and total bases (83), second in hits (51), and third in homeruns (7). He is ninth with 29 RBI.
|April 22, 2019
Earvolino, a senior from Wilmette, Ill., helped the Generals to a pair of victories with two relief appearances in conference road games. Earvolino's first outing was a highlight effort in a 6-5 win at Bridgewater. He entered the game trailing, 2-0, with nobody out and the bases. Not only did he registered three straight outs, but he went on to toss a career-high innings. Earvolino surrendered one unearned run while scattering five hits. He did not walk a batter and fanned six. Earvolino also worked an inning in a 12-11 win at Emory & Henry, giving up one run and striking out a batter. For the season, Earvolino has made 11 appearances, all in relief. He has struck out 12 batters and owns a 3.06 ERA in 17.2 innings of work.
2018 ODAC Baseball Players of the Week
|February 25, 2019
Baker, a senior from Williamsport, Md., slashed .500/.600/1.375 in a two-game sweep of Neumann as all four of his hits went for extra bases. Baker opened with a RBI triple and two walks to go with a run scored in a 13-6 victory in game one. The Hornets second baseman went 3-for-4 in game two with two doubles, four RBI, and his first career homerun.
|April 30, 2018
Migliorini, a senior from Stafford, Va., wrapped up the regular season with a hot bat as he registered a .727/.800/1.455 slash line in the Yellow Jackets 2-1 week that saw them secure the top seed in the upcoming ODAC Tournament. Migliorini went 8-for-11 with a triple, two homers, seven runs driven in, six runs scored, four walks, and a pair of stolen bases. He was 4-for-4 with a triple, homer, four RBI, four runs scored, and a steal in a 14-3 non-conference win at St. Mary's (Md.). In a doubleheader split with Roanoke, he went 4-for-7 with a homer and three RBI in a 12-0 shutout victory in game one and two more singles in an 11-3 setback in game two. For the season, Migliorini is hitting .369 with six homers and 38 RBI, which rank eighth, seventh, and sixth in the ODAC, respectively. His 52 hits are fifth in the conference, while his .574 slugging percentage ranks sixth.
|April 30, 2018
Selby, a junior from Chesapeake, Va., put the finishing touches on a strong season with eight shutout innings in a 12-0 triumph over Roanoke in game-one of a season-ending split. The victory improved his season record to 9-1, tying him with Virginia Wesleyan's Jacob Pilarski for tops in the league. More importantly, it wrapped up the top seed in the upcoming ODAC Tournament. Selby gave up just four hits and walked two batters while fanning 10 Maroons. It is his third game of 10-plus strikeouts this season. He did not allow more than one baserunner in any inning, setting down seven straight batters after issuing a game-open walk. Selby is #1 in the ODAC in strikeouts (93) and strikeouts per nine innings (12.01). He owns the league's second-best earned run average at 2.20 in 69.2 innings of work.
|April 24, 2018
Watson, a sophomore from Virginia Beach, Va., was a mainstay on the basepaths in the Maroons 4-1 week as he generated 14 runs of offense and hit .526 (10-for-19) with a pair of walks for the week. Watson reached base at least twice in each game and registered four multi-hit outings. He opened with a 2-for-4 showing with three runs driven in and a run scored in a 15-6 non-conference win over Greensboro. He had two more hits including a double with a RBI, run scored, and a walk in a 5-3 win over Emory & Henry. Watson went 3-for-5 with two runs scored in the Maroons lone setback, an 8-5 decision to Washington and Lee. He followed with a 1-for-3 effort in a 6-1 win in game two, driving in two runs and scoring once with a walk and a stolen base. He capped his week with a 2-for-4 performances with a RBI and two runs scored in an 11-2 non-conference victory over Ferrum. For the season, Watson is hitting .319 (37-for-116) with four doubles, 27 runs scored, and 21 runs driven in.
2017 ODAC Baseball Players of the Week
|May 1, 2017
Arocho, a senior from Glen Burnie, Md., hit safely in all five games for Shenandoah last week as he went 10-for-21 on the way to a .476/.542/.619 slash line. He drove in nine runs on the week, including four RBI in the all-important 8-7 comeback victory over Virginia Wesleyan. Without that win in game two, Shenandoah would not have secured the #1 seed in the ODAC Tournament. Arocho doubled twice in that game, driving in two runs with both knocks including the tying run in the eighth. He came around to score the go-ahead run on the way to the victory. He also drove in four runs in the first game of that series and chipped in another RBI in a 9-5 win over Washington and Lee earlier in the week. For the season, Arocho is .342 with a .429 OBP and .422 SLG. He is third in the league in walks (26), fourth in runs (44), and ninth in hits (55).
|May 1, 2017
Ruhlman, a senior from Virginia Beach, Va., picked up a pair of big ODAC wins last week to help Roanoke secure a spot in the upcoming ODAC Tournament. Ruhlman started and worked the first five innings in a 3-0 win at Emory & Henry. He have allowed just two hits with a walk while fanning three before leaving the ballgame. Ruhlman took to the hill a second time in a 5-3 victory over Randolph-Macon. He worked eight solid innings, giving up two runs on seven hits. He walked three and struck out five. For the season, Ruhlman is 3-5 with a 4.24 earned run average in 76.1 innings of work.
|April 24, 2017
Marcelle, a sophomore from Millsboro, Del., helped the nationally top-ranked Hornets collect four victories last week including three ODAC wins. Marcelle went 7-for-13 from the dish with two triples, a homer, seven runs driven in and five more runs scored. He added three walks and two stolen bases to rack up a .538/.667/1.077 slash line. Marcelle had a monster game in SU's 17-10 victory over Eastern Mennonite as he went 4-for-4 with both triples, a homer and six RBI while scoring three runs. He walked and drove in a run in a 16-4 win over Marymount (Va.), and added two hits, a pair of walks, and two stolen bases in the Hornets 5-4 and 4-1 doubleheader sweep at nationally 11th-ranked Randolph-Macon. For the season, Marcelle is hitting .444 with a .592 OBP and .667 slugging percentage.
|April 24, 2017
Devereux, a sophomore from Mount Prospect, Ill., made two appearances for the Generals and picked up a save and a win in two conference outings. Devereux preserved a 7-6 win over Bridgewater on Wednesday, working a perfect ninth frame for his fifth save in the season. He came back to throw 3.2 innings to get the win in a 5-4 triumph over Roanoke. He gave up one unearned run on three hits with two strikeouts. Devereux is tied for the ODAC lead in wins with a 7-1 record. His five saves are one off the league lead, while his 1.64 earned run average tops all conference players.
2016 ODAC Baseball Players of the Week
|April 25, 2016
Loew, a junior from Binghampton, N.Y., help Shenandoah to a 4-0 showing that included three conference victories to lock up the #1 seed in the upcoming ODAC Tournament. Loew hit .429 with a 1.000 slugging percentage and a .556 on-base percentage augmented by four walks, one in each game. He collected six hits on the week with three going for extra bases. He smacked a homer and drove in two runs in a 6-2 win over Eastern Mennonite. He followed that by going 2-for-4 with a triple, homer and four RBI in a 9-8 triumph at non-conference Elizabethtown. Loew finished the week with a 3-for-7 showing in a sweep (4-1, 8-2) at Lynchburg. He drove in two runs in game one and added another RBI in game two to give him nine for the week. He scored five total runs and added a stolen base to his stat line. For the season, Loew is fifth in the ODAC with a .385 batting average and second with a .708 slugging percentage. He leads the league with 47 RBI and six triples.
|April 25, 2016
Johnson, a senior from Dunnsville, Va., worked 10 innings over two games last week, helping Hampden-Sydney to a pair of wins and the fourth seed in the upcoming ODAC Baseball Tournament. Johnson opened with a scoreless inning of relief in a 7-6 win at Randolph-Macon. He then worked 9.0 innings in Tigers 2-1 win over Washington and Lee in 11 innings. He gave up one run while scattering eight hits. He walked one and fanned seven in the no-decision. For the season, Johnson is 4-2 with a 3.03 earned run average 68.1 innings of work. He has fanned 59 batters, good for sixth in the ODAC.
|April 18, 2016
Lodge, a senior from Chesterfield, Va., stayed red hot as he hit .700 to lead the nationally sixth-ranked Yellow Jackets to a 3-0 week against ODAC competition. Lodge went 7-for-10 with two doubles, three RBI and three runs scored in the three contests. He added four walks to push his OBP to .750. He was 6-for-7 and reached base eight times in a sweep of Roanoke (16-9, 4-3). He drove in two runs in a 3-for-4 effort in game one, and went 3-for-3 with a double and two walks in game two. In a 10-1 win at Virginia Wesleyan, Lodge doubled and walked twice while driving in a run and stealing a base. He scored one run in each contest. For the season, Lodge leads the ODAC in batting (.490), slugging (.959), OBP (.584) and homers (10). He's second with 39 RBI and 94 total bases. His current hitting streak stands at nine games and has hit safely in 13 of his past 14 outings.
|April 18, 2016
Greiser, a senior from Virginia Beach, Va., helped the Marlins stay in the hunt for an ODAC tournament position by tossing his first collegiate complete game to defeat nationally seventh-ranked Shenandoah, 6-1. Greiser surrendered just four hits, with two of those coming in the ninth inning as Shenandoah notched its only run with two outs in the final frame. The Marlins' southpaw finished the game with a strikeout to mark his 11th of the contest, one off a career-high. For the season, Greiser is now 3-2 with a 4.67 earned run average in 34.2 innings of work. He has struck out 32 batters.
2015 ODAC Baseball Players of the Week
|April 20, 2015
Overby, a senior from Petersburg, Va., helped the Hornets to a 4-2 week as he hit homeruns in three straight games and account for 18 runs scored over the four of the six games played. He batted .421 (8-for-19) with a double, three homers and 12 runs driven in. He also scored six times and drew three free passes towards a .500 OBP. In game two against Lynchburg (L, 8-6), he went 3-for-4 with a double, homer and five RBI. He added four RBI in the next game against Marymount (W, 9-1), hitting his second homer of the week. He cleared the fences for a third consecutive game in game two (L, 6-1). For the season, Overby is batting .333 with a .602 slugging percentage, third-best in the ODAC. He's second in the conference with six homers and fourth with 27 RBI.
|April 20, 2015
Leake, a junior from Fredericksburg, Va., made two appearances for the Eagles last week, picking up a pair of wins to help Bridgewater lock up the fourth seed in the ODAC Tournament. Leake got the win in a 7-5 victory over top-seeded Shenandoah, working a scoreless inning. He followed that iwth a start at Roanoke, working six shutout innings towards an 8-3 win. She gave up just two hits with four walks and three strikeouts. Leake is now 5-3 on the season with an ODAC third-best 1.69 earned run average and 36 strikeouts in 48.0 innings of work.
|April 13, 2015
Rogers, a senior from Farmville, Va., went 11-for-17 (.647) last week, helping the Hornets to a 5-1 showing to move up into sixth position in the ODAC standings. He had three multi-hit games, including a 5-for-6 showing with six runs batted in and three runs scored in a 12-6 win at Hampden-Sydney. He was 3-for-3 with a double, two runs scored and a RBI in a 10-3 non-conference win at Greensboro. He added a double and a RBI in an 11-4 victory at Washington and Lee. He finished wth two hits, a walk and two runs scored in a 13-2 win at Randolph-Macon. He finished with eight RBI and nine runs scored on the week, while five walks helped him to a .760 OBP. He's currently third in the ODAC with a .489 OBP and fifth with a .393 batting average. His 46 hits and 29 runs scored are second and third in the conference, respectively.
|April 13, 2015
Engelmann, a sophomore from Potomac Falls, Va., went 1-0 with a save in two appearances for the Hornets last week. His first outing was a four-inning save in a 12-6 win at Hampden-Sydney. He was unscathed in registering 12 outs, fanning a pair for his first save of the season. Three days later, Engelmann started and earned a 13-2 triumph over 15th-ranked Randolph-Macon. In seven innings, he gave up two runs on seven hits with seven strikeouts. For the season, Engelmann is 1-0 with a 2.70 earned run average in 20.0 innings of work.
2014 ODAC Baseball Players of the Week
|April 21, 2014
Dolan, a senior from Bethesda, Md., put together a strong week in helping the Generals to a 4-2 week against ODAC foes to secure the fourth seed in the upcoming ODAC Baseball Tournament. Dolan had at least one hit in all six contests, going 10-for-29 overall with a double, three homers, eight runs scored and seven runs driven in. He also stole a pair of bases and took care of 23 total chances in the outfield without an error. Dolan finished the regular season with a 3-for-6 day with two homers and five RBI as the Generals came back for a 9-5 win over Virginia Wesleyan. The two dingers give him an ODAC-best 10 on the year, breaking the W&L single season record. He's now fourth the Generals' career lists with 17 homeruns. He's also fourth with 31 career steals. This season, Dolan is batting .364 with 32 RBI.
|April 21, 2014
Thompson, a sophomore from Stephens City, Va., tossed a complete game shutout in a 9-0 win over Bridgewater, helping the Hornets to the top seed in the upcoming ODAC Baseball Tournament. The southpaw gave up just six hits and fanned a season-high 12 batters with two walks in nine innings on the hill. He picked up his eighth win, which also marked the seventh victory against league foes. Both totals rank atop the ODAC. His 64 strikeouts also lead the ODAC, while his 2.38 earned run average sits eighth.
|April 14, 2014
Wallace, a senior from Rockingham, N.C., put together a strong quintet of games as Guilford went 5-0 with a pair of ODAC wins last week. Wallace went 13-of-22 (.579) from the dish iwth seven extra-base hits including four doubles, two triples and a homer. He drove in 13 runs and scored seven times. He had at least two hits in each game, including a 2-for-5 day with five RBI in a 15-0 win over William Peace. He had three RBI apiece in wins over Greensboro (9-6) and Lynchburg (8-7). He capped his week with a 4-for-5 hitting display with two RBI in a 11-2 victory at Emory & Henry. Wallace is sixth in the ODAC in batting (.418) and second in slugging (.740). His six triples, nine homers and 108 total bases all lead the conference. He is second with 48 RBI.
|April 14, 2014
Claudio, a senior from Forest, Va., earns his second weekly award of the season after posting a pair of wins last week. Claudio opened the week by tossing seven strong innings in a 7-1 win over Frostburg State. He gave up one run on six hits with three walks and five strikeouts. Claudio then returned to the hill over the weekend at Virginia Wesleyan. He pitched the Hornets to a 4-1 win over the Marlins, working 7.1 innings on the bump. He again game up just one run on five hits with four walks and four punchouts. Claudio is now 6-1 with a 3.78 earned run average in 47.2 innings of work.
2013 ODAC Baseball Players of the Week
|April 22, 2013
McDaniel, a sophomore from Stafford, Va., put together a week that included the first Shenandoah cycle since 1996. McDaniel helped the Hornets to a 5-1 week by hitting .560 (14-for-25) with five doubles, a triple, three homers, 10 runs scored and 13 runs batted in. He also walked three times towards a .607 on-base percentage. The nine extra-base hits pushed him to a 1.200 slugging percentage. McDaniel had three multi-hit games, including two five-hit outings. In the first game against Washington and Lee, McDaniel was 5-for-6 with a double, two homers and seven RBI. He followed that up three days later by hitting for the cycle in a win over St. Joe's-Long Island. He went 5-for-5 with two doubles, a triple, a homer, four runs scored and three RBI. For the season, McDaniel is hitting .328 with six homers and 33 runs driven in. He's eighth in the ODAC with a .597 slugging percentage. He and his teammates own the third seed in the upcoming ODAC Baseball Tournament.
|April 22, 2013
Gregory, a sophomore from Roanoke, Va., appeared three times out of the bullpen for the Maroons and picked up two wins and a save as the Roanoke secured its first ODAC tournament placement since 2004. Gregory opened the week with two scoreless innings of two-hit ball to earn the win in a 4-3 10-inning triumph over Lynchburg. He picked up his second victory of the week with 2.2 innings of work in a 6-5 win over Eastern Mennonite. He gave up one run on four hits. In the nightcap of that series, he tossed the final two frames to record his second save of the season. On the year, Gregory is tied for the league lead with 20 appearances. He owns a 3-1 record with 37 strikeouts and a 2.86 earned run average in 44.0 innings of work.
|April 15, 2013
Fulk, a junior from Broadway, Va., hit .417 in Bridgewater's 3-2 week as he went 10-of-24 with three doubles, two triples, eight runs scored and seven runs batted in. He also stole a pair of bases. He had a trio of multi-hit outings, including a 4-for-4 day with a triple, two RBI and four runs scored in a 19-2 win over Ferrum. He also went 3-for-6 in a 12-4 victory at Eastern Mennonite. He smacked a pair of doubles and a triple on the way to three RBI and a run scored. For the season, Fulk is third in the ODAC with a .407 batting average. He also tops the conference lists with 57 hits, 41 runs scored and 16 stolen bases.
|April 15, 2013
Gallet, a junior from Stafford, Va., went the distance for the Eagles in a 12-1 win over Roanoke in game two of a double-header on Saturday. He allowed just two hits and only walked one batter in giving up one run. He punched out 11 Maroons in the effort, marking a season-high for the Eagles' righty. The win improved his season record to 5-3 with a 5.25 earned run average in 48.0 innings of work. The complete game was his first of the season.
2012 ODAC Baseball Players of the Week
|April 23, 2012
Metz, a senior from Cape Coral, Fla., led the Wasps to a 3-0 week and helped E&H secure the third seed in the ODAC Tournament, its first postseason appearance since 1999. Metz 9-for-13 at the plate with two home runs and three RBI. He tallied multi-hit games in all three contests, reaching base a total of 10 times in 15 plate appearances. He was 4-for-4 in a win over Virginia Intermont, and then went a combined 5-for-9 with four runs scored and two homers in a sweep of Guilford. Metz has caught every pitch thrown by Emory & Henry this season. He leads the team in batting average (.375) and is tied for second in runs scored (29) and home runs (four). He is third in doubles (15) and RBI (26) on the year.
|April 16, 2012
Gallet, a sophomore from Stafford, Va., improved to 5-0 on the season with a complete-game 5-1 victory over Guilford last week. He allowed one run while scattering nine hits. He walked one and struck out a career-high eight batters.
|April 9, 2012
Savage, a junior from Ashburn, Va., had a huge week at the plate, highlighted by a 5-for-5 performance in the second game against Bridgewater College. In that game, Savage smacked a pair of three-run homeruns while adding two doubles and a single along with another RBI for a total of seven in the game. He also plated two other runs during the week and crossed the plate a total of four times. He hit .467 during the week and is hitting .425 this season. Savage leads the ODAC in doubles (17), is tied for first in RBI (39) and is third in the conference in hits (51).
|April 9, 2012
Garrett, a senior from Richmond, Va., turned in best performance of the season as he helped Lynchburg sweep previous league-leading Bridgewater in a double-header last week. Garrett fired the first seven innings of a 4-0 shutout of the Eagles as he gave up just four hits and fanned six. The victory gives him four wins on the season, and helped lower his earned run average to 2.85, which is seventh in the ODAC.
2011 ODAC Baseball Players of the Week
|April 18, 2011
Martin, a senior from Chesterfield, Va., hit over .500 for the week recording 11 hits in 21 at bats in the Tigers’ five games. He started off the week with a 3-for-4 performance with three runs, one RBI, a double and a stolen base against Greensboro. Two days later, he went 2-for-4 with one run, one RBI, one double and two stolen bases. He tallied two more hits on a double and a triple against Roanoke. In the Tigers’ season finale against Randolph-Macon, Martin bounced back from a 1-for-5 performance in the first game by going 3-for-3 in the second game, despite being hit in his first three at bats of the game. In the 12-8 win, Martin scored three runs while batting in three others. On the week, he scored seven runs while batting in six, hit four doubles, one triple, and stole three bases.
|April 18, 2011
Richter, a junior from Perkasie, Pa., threw his second straight complete game victory on Sunday as he completed his ODAC-leading fourth complete game. He allowed just one earned run and struck out 11 batters in a 9-2 win over Roanoke. The 11 strikeouts are a career high as the junior has lowered his ERA by 1.30 over his past two games. Richter finishes his season with career bests in most pitching categories. He also leads the ODAC in complete games, innings pitched and starts, and is tied for the league-lead with 58 strikeouts.
|April 11, 2011
Manthe, a sophomore from Blacksburg, Va., batted .529 (9-for-17) with three doubles and eight runs batted in as he led the Maroons to a 3-1 record last week. He also scored five runs, walked twice and stole a base. Manthe went a career-high 4-for-5 with three runs, a double and five RBI in the first game of a split series against Emory & Henry. He followed that with a pair of two-baggers as part of a 3-for-4 day with two RBI in a win over Virginia Intermont. For the season, Manthe leads Roanoke with several offensive categories including batting avereage (.304), hits (34), runs (17), doubles (11), homers (3) and RBI (24).
|April 11, 2011
James, a sophomore from Greenville, N.C., joins senior teammate Sammy Stuart as Guilford winners of the ODAC’s weekly pitching honor this season. The right-hander was 1-0 with a 1.38 ERA in three appearances last week. James threw four scoreless innings in relief over two weekday contests before posting his first career complete game in the Quakers’ 4-2 win at ODAC-foe Randolph-Macon College Saturday. He scattered eight hits and fanned four in his team-leading third victory of the season. James is 3-3 this year with a 4.40 ERA in a club-high 15 appearances. In addition to wins and appearances, he leads the Quakers in innings (47) and strikeouts (28). James is 3-0 with a 3.13 ERA and 15 strikeouts in six ODAC games.
2010 ODAC Baseball Players of the Week
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