Power at the plate, a three-game sweep, winning three of four conference games, and nearing a stolen base record highlight this edition of Black College Nines’ Who’s Hot in HBCU Baseball weekend action.
Bradon O’Connor added to his growing total of stolen bases. In the three-game weekend series O’Connor swiped 11 bags against Morehouse raising his total for the season to 64. He has a chance to set a national collegiate baseball stolen base record many thought would never be broken.
Mississippi Valley State University
Mississippi Valley State baseball player Dreylin Holmes displayed his offensive skills at the plate over the weekend three-game series with Bethune-Cookman. On Sunday Holmes belted two home runs during a 3-for-5 day also scored three times, stole a base, and drove in five runs in a losing effort 17-13 slugfest. In game two, a 3-2 win, Holmes went 2-for-4 with a single and a stolen base on Saturday.
Delaware State University
The Hornets won three of four games over the weekend defeating Norfolk State in MEAC action. In the finale’s 12-5 series clinching win, RHP Evan Harris threw 7.2 innings, allowed three hits, two earned runs and recorded eleven strikeouts. He also drove in four runs Saturday.
Savannah State University
The Tigers swept three games from Miles for first place in the SIAC conference winning Saturday’s doubleheader 9-5 and 3-1, then Sunday’s sweep series final 12-1 sweep. Jared Showalter in 6.0 innings allowed just four hits, one run, one earned run and eight batters struck out to improve to 7-0 for the season.