May 1, 2013 Louisville Slugger

Players of the Week





National Player

Tom Healy (Harrisburg, Pa.)

Mount St. Mary’s senior outfielder


Healy hit a blistering .813, going 13 for 16 with eight runs and eight RBI in four games against Fairleigh Dickinson. Healy had three doubles, one triple and two home runs for a slugging percentage of 1.500. He posted an on-base percentage of .842. Healy capped the weekend by going 4 for 5 with two homers on Sunday.



National Pitcher

Matt Florer (Mission Viejo, Calif.)

Loyola Marymount senior left-hander


Florer pitched the second no-hitter in program history on April 23, a 5-0 decision against Cal State Northridge. Florer walked five, hit one batter and struck out a career-best five. Florer, who threw 134 pitches, had not worked more than five innings in any previous outing. He was helped by a pair of double plays. Louisville Slugger

Regional Players of the Week


Northeast Player

Trey Mancini (Winter Haven, Fla.)

Notre Dame junior first baseman


Mancini went 15 for 20 (.750) in five games with five runs and five RBI. He belted three doubles and posted a slugging percentage of .900. Mancini was hitless in his first two at-bats of the week before garnering hits in his next 10 plate appearances. He raised his batting average 55 points to .374.


Northeast Pitcher

Jason Inghram (Chesapeake, Va.)

William and Mary sophomore left-hander


Inghram carried a no-hitter into the ninth before finishing with a complete-game one-hitter against George Mason. He surrendered a one-out single to right in the ninth for the lone hit for the Patriots. Inghram got the final two outs to finish the 7-1 contest. Inghram struck out a career-high 15 with no walks.



Southeast Player

Alex Close (Hoover, Ala.)

Liberty sophomore first baseman


Close batted .435 (10 for 23) with 14 RBI in five games. He had two doubles and two home runs for a slugging percentage of .783. At Old Dominion on Wednesday, Close had three hits, including a grand slam, and drove in a career-best six in a 17-10 win. Close helped the Flames go 4-1, including a Big South sweep of VMI.



Southeast Pitcher

Chance Cleveland (Pine Bluff, Ark.)

UALR senior right-hander


Cleveland hurled a 5-0 shutout on Friday to kick off the Sun Belt series with Western Kentucky. Cleveland struck out 10, one away from his season high, and fanned five straight at one point. He allowed three hits and his one walk came in the top of the first in notching his fourth complete game of the season.



Central Player

Ben Hammer (Wayne, Ohio)

Toledo senior outfielder


Hammer went 11 for 18 (.611) in four games while driving in 12. He had two home runs and a double for a slugging percentage of 1.000. Hammer scored six and had an on-base percentage of .650 as thee Rockets went 3-1. Hammer had a hit in each of the four contests and had three multi-hit games.



Central Pitcher

Harrison Musgrave (Bridgeport, W.Va.)

West Virginia sophomore left-hander


Musgrave painted a 1-0 masterpiece on Friday against Kansas in Big 12 action in Beckley. He allowed four hits, including three infield single, and one walk while strikeout out five. Musgrave threw 111 pitches in his nine innings. It was his second straight shutout, extending his scoreless streak to 25 innings.


West Player

Will Soto (Elk Grove, Calif.)

Sacramento State junior third baseman


Soto went 7 for 17 (.412) and knocked in 13 in five games. He had one double, one triple and one home run for a slugging percentage of .765. Soto walked once, scored twice, posted an on-base percentage of .444 and extended his hit streak to eight. The Hornets went 4-1 including a WAC series win over Louisiana Tech.


West Pitcher

Sutter McLoughlin (Sacramento, Calif.)

Sacramento State freshman right-hander


McLoughlin earned three saves, allowing one hit in four innings. He struck out eight of the 13 batters he faced. McLoughlin fanned all three batters he faced on Sunday against Louisiana Tech for his 12th save, setting a program record for saves in a season. McLoughlin is tied for ninth in Division I in saves, tops for freshmen.


Note - regional players of the week are chosen based on their conference affiliation. To see our list of regions, click here.


(photos courtesy of Media Relations Offices)