Apr 09, 2014 | Dan Thompson | 362 views
The College Beat
TOBY HANDLEY ON A ROLL
After a soft start the Stony Brook Seawolves have won eleven of their past thirteen games including scoring a season high sixteen runs Wednesday versus Manhattan College.
During their recent run no Stony Brook hitter is hotter than Terrier alumni Toby Handley. The freshman is on an 11-12 tear, including going 3-3 with two RBI in the 16-4 win over Manhattan. Toby is now hitting .328 and has a .409 OB%.
He has also been stellar in the outfield, sporting a .977 FLD%.
The Seawolves are a perfect 11-0 at home this season and will host America East rival Binghamton this weekend.
In other Division I action, Cal Quantrill continues to dominate on the mound for the Stanford Cardinal. This past week in Oregon Cal tossed eight innings of shut out ball, however the Cardinal could not get him a run, eventually falling 1-0 in the bottom of the thirteenth to the Beavers. Quantrill leads Stanford in innings pitched with 45 and his ERA sits at 2.60
* Right handers Matt Betts and Mike Morley continue to do a great job out of the pen for the University of West Alabama Tigers. They have logged twenty-five innings for the Tigers who are 22-11 and headed for conference play.
* Niagara University freshman Kevin Lucas picked up his first career save in a 2-1 victory over St. Bonaventure.
* Bruce Yari continues his fine play for the 23-9 UBC Thunderbirds. In thirty one games Bruce has a perfect 1.000 fielding percentage and is hitting .357 with 8 doubles and 22 RBI. He has also smacked a homer.