Who’s Hot In HBCU Baseball – Week Thirteen

Outfielders and pitchers highlight this past weekend’s action as Black College Nines (BCN) continues its season long coverage of Who’s Hot In HBCU Baseball.

Week thirteen…

 

 

 


Norfolk State University
In a big MEAC conference match up battle for first place in the Northern Division, Norfolk State earned a doubleheader sweep of Coppin State by scores of 6-0 and 4-3 this past weekend.
Outfielder Justin Hayes led the Spartans at the plate. In eight at bats, Hayes produced a .625 batting average with five hits, scored three runs, one home run (a three-run shot in game one of the twinbill) and drove four runs.

 

 

On the mound, Chase Anderson shut down a good Coppin State offensive hitting team. He pitched seven shutout innings allowing five hits, no earned runs and struck out eight Eagles batters in the game one win.

 

 

 


Texas College
In a four game sweep of Red River Athletic Conference foe Huston-Tillotson, the Steers offense was a total team effort in the four-game win.

Outfielder Khalyd Cox provided the spark at the plate in two of the four games. He hit .500, scored four runs, with 4 hits in eight at bats, one home run, four runs batted in and stole four bases.

 

 

 

Pitcher Michael Traylor, in game two of the series with Huston-Tillotson, threw a seven-inning complete game, yielding five hits and no runs while striking out six and walking only one batter.

 

 


Coppin State University
Coppin State shut out its MEAC rival Norfolk State, 5-0, to avoid being swept in an important Divisional match up for first place in the standings this past Sunday.
Eagle hurler Devin Rivera Ozuna improved to 7-1 on the year and 5-0 in MEAC play, tossing 6.1 innings of scoreless ball, allowing just four hits while striking out a career-high 11 batters.

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