April 30, 2011
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April 18-30, 2011
Richmond freshman shortstop Mike Small suffered a
leg injury on Wednesday, April 20 at Virginia and will require
season-ending surgery. Small, the leader in assists in the
Atlantic 10, was injured sliding into second in an attempt to
break up a double play. The game was delayed nearly 30 minutes.
Small will have surgery for a broken fibula and dislocated ankle
in his right leg.
Senior lefty Drew Mahaffey of The Citadel has
been lost for the season with a knee injury which will require
surgery. He slipped and fell off the mound after a pitch in the
fifth inning of the April 10 contest against College of
Charleston and did not return. Mahaffey is sixth on the school’s
all-time list with 19 career saves and 10th with 84 appearances.
The Southern Conference released a statement
supporting the decision by the College of Charleston in
suspending assistant coach Matt Heath an additional two games to
his league-mandated one-game suspension after his ejection from
Tuesday’s game against South Carolina. The SoCon will take no