Standouts from Saturday, March 2

Again, I don’t know how long I can keep this up, but here are the standouts from Division-I college games yesterday (and one D-II):

  • Kieton Rivers (Strasburg 2018), for Coastal Carolina, went 2-3, with a run, 3 RBIs, walk, double and hit-by-pitch against Connecticut.
  • Connor Gillispie (Charlottesville 2017) started against Cornell in VCU’s doubleheader. He threw 3 shutout innings, allowing 1 hit, 0 walks, and striking out 4.
  • Ben Dum (Strasburg 2016-2017) relieved Gillispie, and threw 5 shutout, no-hit innings, with 0 walks and 6 strikeouts. He earned the win.
  • Michael Jacob (Staunton 2016) did even better for Toledo against Davidson. He threw 7 shutout innings while allowing 2 hits, 2 walks, and striking out 13 to earn the win.
  • Jack Alkire (Charlottesville 2016) threw in relief for VCU in game 2 against Cornell, and went 4 shutout innings, with 2 hits, 0 walks, and 6 strikeouts to earn the win.
  • VCU’s Zac Ching (Charlottesville 2018) went 2-4 in game 2, with 3 runs, a double, walk, and stolen base.
  • Dom D’Alessandro (Charlottesville 2018) went 3-6 for George Washington, with a run and 2 RBIs.
  • Alex Mardiney (Charlottesville 2018), from Davidson, went 1-3, with 2 runs, 3 RBIs, 2 walks, and a home run (in game 2 against Toledo).
  • Davidson’s Eric Jones (Charlottesville 2017), also in game 2 against Toledo, went 3-5, with a run and a double.
  • Georgia Tech’s Kyle McCann (Harrisonburg 2017) hit another home run against Northwestern in game 1 of their doubleheader, and went 2-3, with 4 runs, an RBI, and 2 walks.
  • Florida Gulf Coast’s Mason Studstill (Harrisonburg 2017) threw 6 outstanding innings against Siena in game 1 of their doubleheader, allowing 2 hits, 1 earned run, 2 walks, and striking out 10. (No decision.)
  • Both Jay Charleston (Staunton 2017) and Luc Lipcius (Front Royal 2017) were excellent in Tennessee’s victory against North Florida. Jay went 3-5, with 1 run, 3 RBIs, a walk, and a double. Luc went 2-3, with 3 runs, 1 RBI, 2 walks, and a home run.
  • In game 2 of the doubleheader between Siena and FGCU, Kohl Gilmore (Winchester 2017) went off at the plate, going 3-5, with 3 runs, 6 RBIs, a triple, and a home run.
  • UAB’s Colton Schultz (Strasburg 2018) went 2-5, with 2 runs, 2 RBIs, and a home run against Radford in game 1, and then went 3-4 with 4 RBIs and a double in game 2.
  • Old Dominion’s duo of Vinnie Pasquantino and Bryce Windham, both of whom played for Charlottesville in 2017, did very well against Rutgers. Vinnie went 2-5, with 2 runs, 3 RBIs, and a double, while Bryce went 3-4, with 3 runs and a walk.
  • Front Royal’s (2017) Dominic Canzone went 3-5 for Ohio State, with 2 runs, a double, and a stolen base.
  • Charleston’s Danny Wondrack (Charlottesville 2016) went 2-4, with a run, double, and triple against North Carolina A&T.
  • Gabe Montenegro (Waynesboro 2018) walked 3 times for Southern Miss, and finished 1-3, with 3 runs and a double against Gonzaga in game 2 of their doubleheader.
  • Harvard’s Patrick McColl (Charlottesville 2018) now has 2 home runs in his first 3 games after going 2-5 with a run, 2 RBIs, and home run against Wofford. (He hit it off Jake Hershman, his teammate last summer.)
  • Omaha’s Payton Kinney (Waynesboro 2017) threw 6 shutout innings against Savannah State, allowing only 2 hits, 2 walks, and striking out 6.
  • Carter Perkins (Front Royal 2017), from South Alabama, went 2-3, with a run, RBI, and 2 walks in game 1 against Alabama, and then had 2 hits in game 2 as well.
  • Alabama State’s Yamil Pagan (Front Royal 2016) and Eriq White (Purcellville 2016) were excellent in the Hornets’ doubleheader against Mississippi Valley State. Pagan went 5-10, with 5 runs, 7 RBIs, a walk, stolen base, and 2 home runs. White went 6-10, with 4 runs, 2 RBIs, 2 walks, a stolen base, and a double. Alabama State split the DH.
  • Evan Flynn (Staunton 2018), from Francis Marion, threw 5 shutout innings against Davis & Elkins, allowing 2 hits, 1 walk, and striking out 8 for his third win.

Twenty-six guys for today! Remember to drop me a line if I need to add someone…

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