Mar 26, 2018 | Dan Thompson | 203 views
College Round Up Week 6
* Terrier alumni Elliott Curtis was named the NJCAA D1 Player of the Week (March 12-18).
Elliott has been ripping it up at the plate for the Columbia State Chargers. In 26 games he has belted 7 homers and garners a .430 average. He has 12 stolen bases and 40 RBI, good for ninth in the nation. In his final year with the Terriers Elliott smashed 18 home runs. That is second all time to leader Tanner Nivins who launched 21 roundtrippers in 2009.
* Sam Turcotte of the Stony Brook Seawolves made his first start of the 2018 season this past week versus the Manhattan Jaspers. On a strict pitch count, Sam fired three innings of shut- out ball, fanning three along the way. He allowed just one hit.
* Liam Wilson continues to lead the 13-7 Canisius Golden Griffins offense. He currently has a 20 game on base streak and is hitting .333. Liam leads the Griffs in hits and total bases. He has also been stellar defensively with a .990 fld%
* Out in Indiana in NAIA action,catcher Matt Volmer had a hit and an RBI in a St. Francis 9-8 win over Robert Morris University.
Matt followed that up with a 2-3 day, including an RBI in a 4-0 victory over Grace College. Early in conference play the Cougars are 3-2.
* Kyle MacDonald's relentless assault on pitchers continues as he leads the Arkansas Red Wolves offense. In a mid week 14-9 loss to Missouri Kyle was 4-5 and scored three times. MacDonald has his average up to .352 with 25 hits including six doubles and two homers. He has scored nineteen runs.
* Drew Dickerson's Youngstown State Penguins are off to a slow start in the 2018 campaign but they did win two on Saturday over Northern Kentucky. In game one , a 3-1 victory, Drew was 1-3 with a run scored. Game two was a 9-2 blowout with Dickerson going 2-5 , counting two RBI. Drew leads the team defensively with a perfect 1.000 fld % on 47 attempts. He has recorded 30 put outs and been in on a team leading 9 double plays.