Posts Tagged: Baseball

Homza raises batting average 45 points in a week in Ivy League

April 16, 2018

The best hitting stretch of his college career has helped Anchorage’s Willy Homza get on track at Brown University. The Ivy League player from Alaska went 8-for-17 over the last week to raise his batting average 45 points to .250 after 26 games with the NCAA D1 school. Homza, of South High fame, leads Brown… Read more »

Davis works overtime to get first college win for Dean

April 15, 2018

Anchorage’s Gaten Davis threw 125 pitches en route to collecting his first collegiate win in a complete-game effort for Dean College of Massachusetts. The former East Legion Post 34 ace worked all eight innings in a NCAA D3 game scheduled to go seven as Dean beat Elms College 4-3 in walk-off fashion. The 6-foot-6 freshman… Read more »

Darrow’s .413 batting average leads Arizona collegiate league

April 12, 2018

He’s the league’s best hitter on the last-place team, so you know opponents try to pitch around Soldotna’s Jake Darrow of Eastern Arizona College. It doesn’t matter. Darrow still wins most one-on-one battles. The Alaskan leads the Arizona Community College Athletic Conference with a .413 batting average after 43 games. Eastern Arizona College sits 14th… Read more »

Wall dominates batters with runners on base, moves to 4-0

Juneau’s Philip Wall of the University of Northwestern-St. Paul scattered 13 hits over a career-high 8.1 innings in a 5-2 win over Northland College in Minnesota. The freshman right-hander improved his record to 4-0 on the NCAA D3 season. Wall, of Thunder Mountain High fame, pitched a 1-2-3 inning only once and threw from the… Read more »

Bonck’s progression at Seattle rewarded with first college win

April 11, 2018

Even though the pitching stats for Seattle University reliever Nathan Bonck of Ketchikan are night and day compared to last season, the transformation didn’t happen overnight. The progression of the sophomore southpaw took sweat, sacrifice and a season of college baseball under his belt. As a result, he looks like a different player. “The biggest… Read more »

Steffensen has second 5-hit game, batting .400 after 39 games

April 4, 2018

Most players only dream of collecting five hits in a game, but Kenai’s Paul Steffensen is making that reality a regular occurrence. The Mesa Community College freshman went 5-for-6 with 10 total bases in a 16-5 victory over Eastern Arizona College in the Arizona Community College Athletic Association. The left fielder collected two triples, a… Read more »

Bynum becomes rare 200-hit, 100-run, 100-RBI college player

April 2, 2018

Scooter Bynum of Fairbanks continues to carve out his place in history among the greatest college baseball players from Alaska. The Northern Illinois University senior standout surpassed the third major milestone of his career by adding his name to the 100-RBI club. In the last few weeks he’s also surpassed the 200-hit and 100-run plateau,… Read more »

Wall spins another gem, improves to 3-0 with Northwestern

March 31, 2018

Juneau’s Philip Wall scattered nine hits over his seven-inning complete-game effort as the University of Northwestern-St. Paul knock off the No. 24 NCAA D3 baseball team. The 5-foot-10 right-hander gave up no earned runs, struck out one batter and didn’t walk anybody to highlight a 5-1 win over Bethel College in St. Paul, Minnesota. Wall… Read more »

Darrow among the best hitters in college league in Arizona

March 27, 2018

Soldotna slugger Jake Darrow is soaring as a sophomore with Eastern Arizona. He leads his team and ranks third in the Arizona Community College Athletic Conference with a .426 batting average. Darrow has collected 46 hits in 31 games and been walked [10] more than he’s struck out [9]. The former Soldotna High star returned… Read more »

Montagna hits first college home run, has 4 RBIs in one game

Last summer in Alaska, Dylan Montagna of Anchorage was inarguably the state’s most prolific power hitter. He’s now turning into one at Hibbing Community College in Minnesota. The freshman first baseman hit his first home run, doubled and drove in four runs in a 15-12 victory over Dakota in NJCAA action. Montagna, of Dimond High… Read more »