Feb 22, 2016 | Dan Thompson | 392 views
2016 College Roundup.... Week 1
The 2016 College Baseball season is underway!
In the coming weeks we will highlight Terrier alumni activities.
* Outfielder Bruce Yari is off to a torrid pace at the plate for the UBC Thunderbirds. Bruce took center stage this past weekend in an 8-2 win over the San Bernardino Coyotes. Yari notched three hits, including a two run homer.
UBC is already two weeks into their 2016 campaign. Bruce is hitting.
379, has fourteen runs scored, twenty- two hits including five doubles, two triples and two home runs. His SLG% is a team leading.638
* Junior transfer Liam Wilson of the Canisius Golden Griffins recorded his first hit at the NCAA D1 level, however the Griffs fell to the Michigan Wolverines. Lefty Zach Sloan also saw action. He threw one inning, striking out two Wolverine hitters.
* The Binghamton Bearcats opened their season in Texas at Houston Baptist. After dropping the first two games, the Bearcats rallied for a 11-9 victory on Sunday. Luke Tevlin was 1-3 with a triple, two walks and two runs scored in the win.
* The Stony Brook Seawolves were in Spartanburg SC. In the opener, lead off hitter Toby Handley scored three runs, had a hit and walked four times in an 11-6 win. Toby added four more hits on the weekend to start the season off with a. 500 avg (5-10).
* The Niagara University Purple Eagles opened the season 1-2 at Vero Beach FL. Catcher Joel Brophy went 3-8 (.375) with two homers and four RBI.
* The past week, Kyle Macdonald had a HR and a double for Crowder College in their win against Northeastern Oklahoma A&M. Kyle also has a stolen base under his belt.
* Catcher Jacob Sims led the charge for the Roane State Raiders versus Tennessee rivals Walter State. In 8-5 and 4-2 victories, Jake was 1-3 with a three run HR and 2-4 with two RBI.