ZACH GILLES had another outstanding weekend at the plate for Central Michigan as the Chippewas won two-of-three at No. 25 ranked West Virginia. Gilles went 7-for-14 at the plate while scoring six runs, driving in three fellow Chippewas. Gilles also walked five times. On the season, Gilles is batting a team-leading. .419 while fashioning a .617 on-base percentage.
RILEY FREY continued his hot start on the mound for Milwaukee as the freshman threw a scoreless six innings in his start at UIC. Frey allowed five hits while striking out eight Flame batters. For the year, Frey is pitching to a 2.25 ERA in 16 innings with 12 strikeouts.
Fellow Panther teammate and form Rays player ADAM LaROCK threw two innings in a 5-4 win at UIC. LaRock struck out two batters in his two innings.
TANNER KOHLHEPP was lights out in relief for Notre Dame in their weekend sweep at Virginia. Kohlhepp came out of the pen and went 4.2 innings allowing two lone hits while striking out three Cavalier batters.
A whole pack of former Rays helped the Madison College Wolf Pack to a season-opening sweep at Carl Sandburg. SPENCER BARTEL and BRADY JURGELLA each homered while CAM DUPONT, EDDIE SAUCEDO and TAITEN MANRIQUEZ all registered their first collegiate hits for Madison College. ADRIAN MONTILVA also threw a strong inning in relief.
JACK WASHBURN shined out of the pen again for Oregon State. Washburn went three strong innings for the Beavers allowing one hit to go along with four strikeouts.
ALEC TRELA crushed a home run for the Memphis Tigers in a 4-3 win over Miami (OH). For the week, Trela went 6-for-15 with two runs and two RBIs. For the year, Trela is hitting .318, good for second on the team in batting average.
QUINN BERGLIN started his collegiate career with a bang. Berglin homered for his first hit as a member of the Lawrence University Vikings. Berglin homered again in the Vikings weekend sweep of Northland College.