Who’s Hot In HBCU Baseball: Week Twelve

Who’s Hot showcases HBCU Baseball walk offs and pitching gems from this past weekend games and conference series.

Wiley University

The Wildcats swept three games from Philander Smith University in GCAC action over the weekend. After winning game one of its scheduled doubleheaders, Wiley rallied for one run in the ninth inning in a 1-0 pitching duel in the second game.

Wiley’s pitcher Keyon Guillory threw a pitching gem. Guillory held Philander Smith to one hit and allowed four walks in seven innings. He struck out twelve batters in the 1-0 victory.




Delaware State University

Delaware State’s Chris Amparo helped the Hornets late-inning rally scoring six runs in the ninth inning for a walk off 8-5 victory over Sacred Heart.

Amparo’s grand slam was the winning hit in the Hornets come from behind win in game two Saturday. He went 2-for-4 at the plate with 5 runs batted in.




Sophomore RHP Jack Messmore threw seven innings, giving up two runs, two earned, on six hits striking out 10 Sacred Heart hitters for Delaware State 6-5 win.





Prairie View A&M University

The Panthers swept three games from the University of Arkansas Pine Bluff over the weekend winning all three games in walk off rally fashion by the score of 6-5 in game one, 3-2 in game two of the scheduled doubleheader, and 7-6 in the series finale Sunday to seal the win.

Freshman Michael Smith doubled in the ninth inning for the walk off winning hit to pick up the 6-5 victory over UAPB Friday.





Freshman Jordan Williams walk off single helped the Panthers pick up the 3-2 win over the UAPB Friday.





Junior Garrison Weiss’ walk off double in the ninth inning to pick up the 7-6 victory over the UAPB Sunday.





Texas Southern University

The Tigers swept Southern over the weekend taking game one 6-4. Texas Southern would take game two 8-7 and sweep the series Sunday with a 14-1 finale victory.

Michael Goudeau’s walk off home run to left field secured TSU’s 8-7 late inning come from behind win in game two Saturday.





North Carolina A&T State University

The Aggies had eleven hits in the series finale to capture a 11-6 win in the second game of the scheduled doubleheader over the University of Delaware.

NCA&T freshman LHP Stirling Thomas (W, 1-0) in relief went 3.1 innings, giving up no runs on three hits, striking out six.





Grambling State University

Grambling’s redshirt freshman infielder, Kyle Walker hit for the cycle in the second game of its weekend series with Alcorn State.  Walker doubled in the first inning and tripled in the second inning. In the fourth inning, he walked and later that inning added his third hit of the game, a single. The cycle was completed in the bottom of the sixth inning with a homerun to left field.





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