2023 Alumni Report #5

March 8, 2024 8:48 AM
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(Picture: Eric Martin | Credit: Kaylee Kahn)

Nicholas George - William Penn University

George has been a machine this season for William Penn. In 4 games last week, he notched 12 hits including his first home run of the season. With an insane .519 average in 20 games played, George looks to stay consistent in a 4-game set against Grand View this weekend.

Riley Silva - Barton Community College

Silva stays hot at the plate for Barton CC. The sophomore extended his hit streak to 9 games while also swiping 2 bags. Silva now has a .424 average on the season while picking up an equally impressive 27 stolen bases. 

Blake Jacklin - Yavapai College

Jacklin had a great day at the dish for Yavapai on Thursday. He knocked his third home run of the season in a 3-hit performance against Paradise Valley. Yavapai will take on Glendale in a double header next Tuesday.

Christian Coombes - Saint Peters University

Coombes was solid against Seton Hall last week. The 6’2” right-hander threw 5 innings giving up only 1 earned run and 4 hits over that span. Coombes and the Peacocks will take on Niagara University this weekend. 

Brian Zapp - Miami University

Zapp remains a very dominant hitter for Miami as he picked 4 hits and 3 runs last week including a triple against Oakland University. Zapp holds an average of .313 on the season. 

Eric Martin - Abilene Christian University

Martin went deep against Sacramento State for his second long ball of the season. ACU will take on Sacramento State in two more games this weekend. 

Nick Groves - Niagara University

Groves had a great week for NU producing 7 hits and 7 walks. The freshman has a whopping .339 average over the course of his 16 games played this season. 

Tyler Mosher - Davenport University

Mosher had a quality week at the plate grabbing a pair of doubles and 3 hits total. Mosher and Davenport will take on Parkside in a doubleheader on Monday.

Jacob Gajic - Northwest Missouri State University

Gajic made 2 appearances against Emporia State last week. After a touchy first outing, Gajic came into relief throwing a scoreless 1.2 innings for NMSU. He increases his strikeout count to 27 total over 20 innings thrown. 

Nick Thibodeau - University of West Alabama

Thibodeau had a day for himself against Alabama Huntsville last Tuesday. The sophomore went 3-for-5 at the plate while cranking a ground-rule double in a close loss to UAH. 

Core Jackson - South Mountain Community College

Jackson just needed a triple for the cycle in a 4-hit game last week. Jackson went deep for his third of the season while throwing up 6 RBI against Mesa Community College on Tuesday.

Braedan MacDonald - Kankakee Community College

MacDonald also found himself close to acquiring a cycle in his game last week. The left fielder was just a single shy of the rare achievement but managed to produce 7 RBI for Kankakee. He led the Cavaliers to a huge 14-2 win against Highland CC. 

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