Week 2 of the college baseball season featured several standout performance from Rays alums as former Rays clubbed a total of nine homers combined. Here are some of the highlights from the past week from Rays alums.

Nebraska junior backstop JOSH CARON led the way, blasting three homers in the Cornhuskers series at Grand Canyon. Caron hit two homers on Saturday before hitting another on Sunday. For the weekend, Caron finished 6-for-17 with five runs and 10 RBIs and is hitting .348 on the season.

CAL McGINNIS picked up where he left off last weekend where he was named the MVC Player of the Week. McGinnis went 9-for-19 with two doubles, a triple and a home run to go along with six RBIs and two runs scored for Evansville. On the season, the Purple Aces infielder is hitting .469.

Texas Tech junior OWEN WASHBURN belted a pair of homers in the Red Raiders victory over Texas Southern. Washburn tallied six RBIs on the weekend with four walks and is now batting .423 on the season.

A trio of North Dakota State Bison had positive weekends vs. Cal Poly and Pacific. DAVIS HAMILTON went 6-for-17 with a double, walk and three RBIS while freshman JAKE SCHAFFNER went 5-for-9 with two RBIs and a stolen base. HUNTER ROSENBAUM worked a clean inning on the hill.

Augustana LHP ASHTON MICHEK debuted in the 2024 season after a breakout freshman campaign going six innings, allowing three earned with four strikeouts and no walks to earn the win over Regis University.

Minnesota outfield BRADY JURGELLA went way deep to center field for the Gophers while fellow Rays alum and RHP WILL SEMB followed up his gem from last week going 4.1 innings, allowing a lone hit and no earned runs while striking out five.

MARCUS CLINE swatted the ball all around the park for Tulane as the lefty went 4-for-8 with three doubles and a homer run to go along with two walks and four runs scored.

St. Thomas junior BRIGS RICHARTZ lifted his batting average to .455 on the season after going 7-for-16 on the week with two doubles, two RBIs and a run scored for the Tommies.

DYLAN O’CONNELL stayed hot to start the season, going 7-for-19 with an RBI, six runs scored and a double. The Western Kentucky junior is now batting .375 on the year.

JAKE BERG went 4-for-9 with a double, triple, two walks and five RBIs for Lipscomb in their weekend set with Xavier. On the other side of the diamond, Xavier senior catcher MATTHEW DePREY had four hits with three RBIs and a double.

GARRETT KAY collected his first collegiate, a triple, hit for Illinois-Chicago, while fellow Rays alum REECE LAWLER made two appearances going 2.2 innings, allowing a lone hit with four strikeouts. Freshman LHP VINCENT GOHLKE made his collegiate debut, going one inning with a strikeout.

Milwaukee junior JUSTIN HAUSSER went 5-for-10 with a run scored and two doubles for the Panthers.

JOEY NERAT hit a homer on the first pitch he saw in 2024. The Dallas Baptist sophomore hit it out deep to center for his second career homer.

CUYLER ZUKOWSKI went 1-for-2 with two RBIs, a run scored and a walk as Creighton won three games over the weekend.

LANDEN LOZIER picked up his first collegiate hit for Michigan State.

SPENCER BARTEL went 1-for-4 with four RBIs, a walk and a run scored for Northern Illinois.

MAX KALK netted his first collegiate hit for Ball State vs. Coastal Carolina,

Florida State freshman CAL FISHER went 1-for-3 with an RBI vs. Western Carolina.

MATTHEW MUELLER went one inning with a walk and a strikeout while picking up the win for Gonzaga at Vanderbilt.

AARON JUNGERS went 1.1 innings with a strikeout for Lindenwood against Arkansas State.