April 6, 2018 Collegiate Baseball

What’s In This Issue?

 Deep Inside The Sniper’s Mind: David Amerland explains why learning how brain of sniper works can help baseball players perform in contests.

 College Baseball’s Rare Pilot: Bradley’s Mitch Janssen is the youngest pilot in the world certified to fly the Phenom 100 multi-engine jet..

• 15 Homers In 1 Game: In one of the wildest baseball games in college baseball history, Hutchinson C.C. and North Iowa Area C.C. lock up in a slugfest won by Hutchinson, 28-24 which heads up our junior college notes. 

• Legendary Skipper Passes Away: Augie Garrido was an amazingly complex person who demanded the game be respected.

• Editorial: Training the mind in baseball is highly important but not worked on nearly enough. 

• New $50 Million Baseball Stadium: University of Florida announces plans to build a remarkable new stadium with an overall capacity of 10,000 that will start construction in the fall of 2018 with a completion goal prior to the 2020 season.

Collegiate Baseball’s NCAA Div. I Top 30 Poll Presented By Big League Chew: Oregon State No. 1 as Beavers only allow 4 stolen bases in 22 games and roll to 20-2 record.

 Collegiate Baseball’s National Players Of The WeekKevin Strohschein of Tennessee Tech. leads the way with 4 homers, 10 RBI and 7 runs scored over 4 games while RHP Jake Lee of Oakland tosses a 1-hitter with 14 strikeouts, among other incredible achievements.

 NCAA Div. I NotesKansas State’s Drew Mount becomes first Wildcat player to hit 2 grand slams in a game since 1994 during a 12-3 win over Mercer. Plus, Pittsburgh’s unique Home Run Helmet and how Ball State’s Jeff Riedel tied an NCAA record with 5 doubles in a game, plus much more.

 NCAA Div. 2 Notes: Tarleton State’s Francisco Rodriguez has a weekend for the ages as he kicks it off with a 5-for-5 performance, including 3 home runs in his first 3 at-bats of the series, plus much more.

• NCAA Div. 3 Notes: Despite no-hitter backed by 8 hits, Chapman loses, 2-0 to Whitter in a bizarre game only seen in baseball, plus much more.

 Ruleball With Rich MarazziDouble-switch, substitutions can cause problems for coaches.

• NAIA NotesKiki Menendez belts 8 home runs with 24 RBI over 5-game stretch, Austin Kuchinski of Central Baptist belts 6 home runs over the final two contests of a 3-game series against Hanibal-LaGrange, plus much more.

 Collegiate Baseball’s National High School Top 30 PollLake Travis (Austin, TX) rolls to 17-0 record while Notre Dame (Sherman Oaks, CA) is No. 2 at 11-0, plus much more.

 High School NotesJosh Hall of Homewood High School sets Alabama career record with his 165th stolen base, plus more.

 Studying Fighter PilotsPitchers, fighter pilots have interesting similarities says former Stanford pitcher Matt Manship. He learned to land jets on aircraft carriers in total darkness and has flown F/A-18F Super Hornets which have a top speed of 1,190 mph.

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