|January 29, 2016||1||2||3||4||5||6||7||8||9||R||H||E|
|Win: Mike DeLee (1-0)||4.2||4||2||2||2||7|
|Loss: Guarnieri (0-1)||0.0||9||10||10||1||0|
|Daymon Totherow (NBY)||6||2||3||4||0||0|
|January 30, 2016||1||2||3||4||5||6||7||8||9||R||H||E|
|Win: Robert Westenrieder (1-0)||4.1||3||1||1||0||0|
|Loss: Alexander Kline (0-1)||1.0||3||2||2||0||1|
|Daymon Totherow (NBY)||4||3||2||1||1||0|
|Michael Gonzalez (NBY)||4||2||2||2||1||0|
|Derek Olenchuk (NBY)||3||1||2||2||1||0|
|Kevin Suarez (NSUB)||4||0||3||2||0||0|
|January 31, 2016||1||2||3||4||5||6||7||8||9||R||H||E|
|Win: Zack Kelly (1-0)||7.0||6||4||4||0||9|
|Loss: Armando Gonzalez (0-1)||0.2||4||6||6||2||0|
|Jeff Sneed (NBY)||5||2||3||2||0||0|
|Danton Hyman (NBY)||5||3||3||0||0||0|
|Jacob Bass (NBY)||5||0||3||4||0||0|
|Ramon Valdez (BARRY-B)||4||0||3||3||0||0|
NEWBERRY - The Newberry College baseball team travels to Florida for the South Atlantic Conference/Sunshine State Challenge on Friday, January 29 to Sunday, January 31, to kick off the 2016 season.
Newberry will take on No. 20 Lynn on Friday, No. 17 Nova Southeastern on Saturday and Barry on Sunday.
SCOUTING THE WOLVES
The Wolves are coming into the season picked third in the annual South Atlantic Conference Preseason Coaches’ Poll, announced earlier this week. Outfielder JoJo Bradley was named to All-SAC First Team and relief pitcher Daniel Nations was named to All-SAC Second Team.
In the 2015 season, Bradley hit .351 for the season (68-for-194) with 11 doubles, four home runs, 39 RBIs and scored 45 times. Bradley carried a .407 on-base percentage and a .541 slugging percentage. He was named a second team All-South Atlantic Conference selection while also picking up SAC All-Tournament team accolades at the conclusion of the 2014-15 season.
As a junior in the 2015 season, Nations made 24 appearances with one start for a 1.41 ERA. He tossed 32.0 innings and threw 45 strikeouts. As a sophomore, Nations received a Honorable Mention All-SAC after appearing in 26 games of relief work. He compiled a 5-2 record for a 3.40 ERA and recorded three saves and 44 strike outs in 47.2 innings of work.
Catcher Jeff Sneed returns to the team as a redshirt junior. Sneed appeared in 47 games while starting in 44 of those. Sneed tallied a .985 fielding percentage and a .312 batting average. Before coming to Newberry, Sneed played two years at Louisburg Junior College. At Louisburg he was hurt for the 2014 season, but in 2013 he posted a .225 batting average and a .353 on-base percentage in 38 games.
Senior Nolan Schrenker is coming into this season after a very successful 2015 season. Schrenker played in 44 games and started in 36. He tallied 37 hits in 120 at-bats for a .308 batting average and hit five home runs, five doubles, and two triples.
The team ended their 2015 season 34-18 overall and 21-8 in the conference. The Wolves completed back-to-back 30 win seasons for the first time in that time frame while also winning 20+ (21) South Atlantic Conference games for the first time since joining the league in 1997.
WHERE: Lynn Baseball Field, Boca Raton, Fla.
WHEN: 2:30 p.m. on Friday, January 28, 2016
LIVE STATS & VIDEO: http://portal.stretchinternet.com/lynn/
SCOUTING No. 20 LYNN
The Fighting Knights are tied with Florida Tech for third place in the Sunshine State Conference Preseason Poll. The team finished last season 35-15-1 overall and 14-9-1 in conference play.
Lynn’s season came to an end last season with a 8-5 loss to Florida Tech (38-12) in the NCAA South Region Tournament. The Fighting Knights reached the postseason in back-to-back years for the first time in program history.
WHERE: NSU Baseball Complex, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.
WHEN: 1 p.m. on Saturday, January 30
LIVE STATS & VIDEO: http://portal.stretchinternet.com/nova/
SCOUTING No. 17 NOVA SOUTHEASTERN
The Sharks were selected to finish second in the Sunshine State Conference after finishing their 2015 season 39-13 and 18-6 in the conference.
NSU returns its ace from last year, Alex Mateo, as well as shortstop Dylan Woods, outfielder Antonio Rodriguez, catcher Michael Hernandez, and closer Devin Raftery. The Sharks added LSU transfer Danny Zardon, Wabash Valley Community College transfer Kevin Suarez, Florida State College transfer Brandon Gomez, University of Miami transfer Sebastian Diaz and the 2015 Florida JuCo Defensive Player of the Year, Jancarlos Cintron-Torres.
WHERE: Feinbloom Field, Miami Shores, Fla.
WHEN: Noon on Sunday, January 31
LIVE STATS & VIDEO: http://portal.stretchinternet.com/barry/
The Buccaneers ended their 2015 season 21-28 overall and 8-16 in the Sunshine State Conference. The Buccaneers were ranked seventh out of nine teams in the 2016 Sunshine State Conference Preseason Baseball Coaches’ Poll.
Sophomore outfielder Jonathan Quintana was named to NCBWA Division II Preseason All-South Region Second Team.
He comes into 2016 after a standout first year with the Buccaneers in which he played in 49 games, 53 hits, 37 runs and 11 doubles. Quintana led the team in homeruns with seven and was second on team in RBI with 38. He also stole 10 bases, had a .467 slugging percentage, pitched 11.1 innings, and struck out six batters.
Newberry starts home play on Friday, February 5 when they host Belmont Abbey at 4 p.m