Feb. 27, 2014


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Players of the Week





National Player

A.J. Reed (Terre Haute, Ind.)

Kentucky junior first baseman/pitcher


Reed became the first player in school history to hit five homers over three games, finishing the week 8 for 12 (.750) with 12 RBI. In the first game at the Old Dominion Tournament, Reed allowed one run in seven innings and blasted two homers, including a grand slam, in the one inning.


National Pitcher

Reed Garrett (Richmond, Va.)

VMI junior right-hander


Garrett tossed the first no-hitter in Division I this season in a gem against Lafayette. The junior struck out 13, including nine of the final 14 batters he faced, and allowed only four balls out of the infield the entire game.



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Regional Players of the Week


Northeast Player

Ty McFarland (Bridgewater, Va.)

James Madison senior third baseman


McFarland went 9 for 21 (.429) in five games with three doubles, three homers, 10 runs and seven RBI for the Dukes. In a doubleheader against Binghamton, McFarland went 6 for 8 with three homers. Through the first two weeks, the senior leads the CAA in homers (4), total bases (28), slugging percentage (.800), hits (13) and runs (12).


Northeast Pitcher

Nick Monroe (Mebane, N.C.)

UNC Wilmington sophomore right-hander


Monroe took a perfect game into the ninth inning against Liberty, finishing with a one-hit shutout. Monroe was in control all night, striking out four and totaling 92 pitches in his gem.


Southeast Player

Sasha LaGarde (Montreal, Quebec)

Mercer senior outfielder


LaGarde went 10 for 22 (.455) with four multi-hit games as the Bears went 5-0. The senior totaled three homers, 10 runs, 10 RBI. After two weeks, he led the A-Sun in homers (4), RBI (12), runs (12) and total bases (25).


Southeast Pitcher

Jake Stinnett (Vista, Calif.)

Maryland senior right-hander


Stinnett was masterful over eight innings against Bryant, allowing one hit, striking out 11 and walking none. He retired the first 17 batters he face and carried a no-hitter into the seventh inning in his first win of the season.


Central Player

Daniel Miles (Pascagoula, Miss.)

Tennessee Tech senior third baseman


Miles helped the Golden Eagles to a 5-0 record by going 9 for 19 (.474) with a double, two homers and 11 RBI. He had a monster game in the second game of a doubleheader against NYIT, finishing 4 for 5 with two homers and a school-record eight RBI.


Central Pitcher

Chase Mallard (Cullman, Ala.)

UAB senior right-hander


Mallard was named the C-USA pitcher of the week for the second straight week, this time after allowing one hit over 7.1 innings with nine strikeouts and one walk. He improved to 2-0 with a 0.00 ERA and one hit, two walks and 22 strikeouts in 14.1 innings.


West Player

Nick Lynch (Grass Valley, Calif.)

UC Davis junior third baseman


Lynch had four multi-hit games as the Aggies went 3-1 at the Gael Invitational. He went 9 for 19 (.474) with four homers, six runs and seven RBI, slugging 1.105 on the week.


West Pitcher

Sam Street (Melbourne, Australia)

Texas-Pan American senior right-hander


Street retired 26 of the first 27 batters he faced in a two-hit shutout of Northwestern State. The senior struck out 11 in is ninth career complete game and fourth career shutout.



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