May 7, 2021 Collegiate Baseball

What’s In This Issue?

• College Baseball’s Ultimate Ironman: Bethany’s Chase Lorg has thrown 177, 161, 156, 141, 127 and 126 pitches in 6 games.

Teams With Great Hitter Discipline Can Beat Elite Pitchers: Jim Schwanke gives numerous examples and why teams that have this quality win championships.

Editorial: 1-time transfer rule is a bad idea for NCAA baseball.

Lou Pavlovich Column: Imagine being a hitter with just 1 hand. Dillon Coleman of Gordon College faced this situation and actually hit 3 homers.

• $3 Million Gift Given To Louisville: Kroeger Louisville Division will provide big gift to help toward construction of an indoor baseball practice facility.

• Ruleball With Rich Marazzi: Batter interference misinterpreted in college game.

• Charlie Greene On Pitching: Is left or right side of rubber better to pitch from?.

• Collegiate Baseball’s NCAA Div. I Top 30 Presented By Big League Chew: Arkansas No. 1 as Razorbacks hit 74 homers in 39 games, walk 240 times to lead nation.

• National Players Of The Week Powered By Diamond Sports: Arlo Marynczak of Siena tosses 7-inning no-hitter in first collegiate start, Connor Bovair of Siena strikes out 17 Saint Peter’s hitters, T.J. Collett of Kentucky belts 4 homers, plus much more.

NCAA Div. I Notes: Georgia St. makes miraculous comeback with 9 runs in 9th to post 15-13 win, Arizona St. wins 16-inning thriller over Washington, 3-2, DH Ivan Melendez of Texas homers in 6 consecutive games, plus much more.

• Collegiate Baseball’s National H.S. Top 30 Presented By Diamond Pro: Buford H.S. (GA) No. 1 with 17 shutouts enroute to a 29-0 record…No. 2 St. Mary’s (Orchard Lake, MI) also perfect at 19-0, plus much more.

• NCAA Div. 2 Notes: Louis Steen of Ouachita Baptist belts 2 grand slams in 1 game, Joe Vail of Le Moyne fires a no-hitter with career-high 12 strikeouts, Chase Novak of East Stroudsburg also fires a no-hitter with 11 strikeouts, plus much more.

• Junior College Notes: SUNY Erie’s Joe Bauth picks up 1,000th career victory in 30th year as a head coach, Herkimer College Coach Jason Rathbun secures 500th career win, Savier Pinales of Wabash Valley swipes 49 bases over 36 games, plus much more.

• Gary Ward: Numerous phrases that have been collected over the years can get message across to many types of athletes.

• NAIA Notes: Luis Vargas of Wayland Baptist having a dream season as he leads the nation in 11 NAIA statistical categories, Texas A&M Texarkana pitcher Jared Davis tosses 7-inning no-hitter against Our Lady of The Lake, Lewis-Clark State’s winning streak snapped against Saint Martin’s, plus much more.

NCAA Div. 3 Notes: DePauw’s Michael Vallone comes within an eyelash of a perfect game, Nolan Rowan of Kean fires no-hitter over Stockton University, Dougie DelaCruz collects 20 RBI over 6 games as he delivers 3 homers and 3 doubles, plus much more.

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