Incoming Loggers Weekend Recap (2/27/2017)
This past weekend many 2017 incoming Loggers had standout performances. From pitchers to positional players, there are many highlights to share.
- Missouri's sophomore LHP, Michael Plassmeyer, threw a no-hitter until the sixth inning against TAMUCC. Plassmeyer earned his second win of the season allowing just one hit, no walks, and collecting a career-high eight strikeouts.
- TJ Sikkema, Missouri freshman LHP, was outstanding on Sunday against Illinois. He earned his first career win after pitching the final 4.1 innings, allowing just three hits and no runs. Sikkema matched his career-high eight strikeouts.
- Grant Ford collected his first first collegiate win on Friday night. Ford threw five innings allowing six hits and three earned runs to help Nevada top Virginia Tech.
- Orlando Razo (UC-Davis) earned Big West Conference Pitcher of the Week honors after tossing seven shuout innings of one-hit baseball and striking out a school-record 13 batters during their 9-4 win over Utah Valley. Razo improved to 2-0 on the season.
- Coco Montes has been a key player in South Florida's six-game win streak. On Sunday, Montes went 3 for 4 with an opposite field homerun to boost his team in the four-game sweep of Miami (Ohio).
- Arizona's Mitchell Morimoto had another outstanding weekend. On Sunday afternoon, Arizona defeated McNeese State 12-5, as Morimoto went 2 for 3 scoring one run, and driving in two RBI. Morimoto has been a key player in Arizona's 8-0 start for the season.
- Loggers outfielder, Connor Perry from Lackawanna, was named NJCAA DII National Player of the Week. Perry earned this honor by leading his team in mutiple doubleheader sweeps where he went 10 for 14 with four doubles. He also reached base on two walks, stole three bases, scored four times, and drove in four runs.
With another exciting action-packed weekend in the books, be sure to check back here next week for updates on your 2017 incoming Loggers!