|Seahawk Baseball Notebook|
UNCW BASEBALL NOTEBOOK
Record: 2-2 | Home: 2-2 | Away: 0-0
Last Week's results: 2/15 #31 Kent State, W 7-6 (10); 2/16 Virginia Tech, L 9-0; 2/17 #31 Kent State, W 13-8; 2/17 Virginia Tech, L 7-2
This Week: 2/20 at Charleston Southern, 2 p.m.; 2/22 Lehigh, 4 p.m.; 2/23 Lehigh, 2 p.m.; 2/24 Lehigh, 1 p.m.
CAA Player of the Week Nominee: Michael Bass, Senior, 2B, Fairmont, N.C./Fairmont
- Scored five runs in the leadoff spot for the Seahawks ... Hit .267 (4-15) while posting a .421 on base average ... Connected on third career homer against Kent State on Sunday ... Also swiped three bases and fielded all 27 chances cleanly.
CAA Pitcher of the Week Nominee: Ricky Holden, Junior, RHP, Rockingham, N.C./Richmond Senior
- Made two appearances, both out of the bullpen ... Picked up the win in the season opener against Kent State and shut down the Golden Flashes on Sunday for the save ... Totaled 3.2 innings of shutout baseball ... Allowed four hits and walked two while striking out four.
CAA Rookie of the Week: Ryan Foster, Fresh., RHP, Advance, N.C./Davie County
- Made two relief appearances ... Earned first career win against No. 31 Kent State on Sunday ... Held KSU in check for three innings as UNCW rallied from an early deficit ... Struck out four and allowed two runs in that outing ... Has seven strike outs in 5 2/3 innings ... Opponents are hitting .227 against him.
Notes: Tyler Molinaro homered to lead off the 10th inning and give UNCW a 7-6 win over No. 31 Kent State in the opener ... It was UNCW's first win when trailing after seven innings after going 0-20 in 2012 ... UNCW improved to 9-13 in openers during Head Coach Mark Scalf's tenure ... Hunter Ridge is tied with Jonathan Batts for third all-time on UNCW's career hits list with 245 ... UNCW used 30 players during the weekend ... In the weekend finale, UNCW's relief corp of Justin Livengood, Kelly Secrest and Nick Monroe struck out 10 and allowed two runs, one earned, in 7 1/3 innings ... UNCW is now 8-8 all-time against Kent State and 10-10 against Virginia Tech ... Seahawk relievers struck out 25 batters in 22 1/3 innings.