Wednesday, June 26, 2013
MACON, Ga. - With the conclusion of the 2013 NCAA Baseball College World Series, take a look at where Atlantic Sun baseball teams and student-athletes ranked in the final national statistics.
North Florida and Mercer landed in several team statistical categories including the Bears finishing as the best defensive team in the nation, while ETSU's Kerry Doane led the nation in complete games with 12, while ranking fourth with 13 victories.
Kennesaw State's Steve Janas finished the year with a 1.14 ERA; good for fourth nationally. The Bears' Chesny Young totaled 105 hits on the year, which puts him second-best in the NCAA this season.
A-Sun Baseball Teams in Top-15 Nationally:
A-Sun Baseball Student-Athletes in Top-20 Nationally - Hitting:
- North Florida - Walks Allowed Per Nine Innings (2.22) - 3rd; Batting Avg. (.316) - 7th; Hits (686) - 8th; Strikeout-to-Walk Ratio (2.78) - 14th
- Mercer - Fielding Percentage (.982) - 1st; Total Runs (446) - 6th; Walks (309) - 6th; Total Homers (56) - 7th;
Runs Per Game (7.3) - 8th; Homers Per Game (0.92) - 10th; On-Base Percentage (.402) - 13th; Strikeout-to-Walk Ratio (2.79) - 13th
A-Sun Baseball Student-Athletes in Top-20 Nationally - Pitching:
- Chesny Young, Mercer - Total Hits (105) - 2nd; Batting Avg. (.401) - 6th; RBIs (65) - 18th
- Mike Reeves, FGCU - Sacrifice Bunts (19) - 7th; Sacrifice Bunts Per Game (.33) - 8th
- Sasha LaGarde, Mercer - Total Runs (68) - 7th; Runs Per Game (1.11) - 12th
- Nick Backlund, Mercer - RBIs (68) - 9th; RBIs Per Game (1.11) - 13th; Doubles (22) - 18th
- Sean Dwyer, FGCU - Sacrifice Flies (11) - 2nd
- Tyler Marincov, North Florida - Total Triples (7) - 6th; Total Runs (64) - 18th; Runs Per Game (1.08) - 19th; Triples Per Game (0.12) - 19th
- Alex Diaz, FGCU - Sacrifice Bunts Per Game (.32) - 12th; Sacrifice Bunts (16) - 17th
- Patrick Mazeika, Stetson - On-Base Percentage (.488) - 13th
- Kerry Doane, ETSU - Complete Games (12) - 1st; Wins (13) - 4th; Games Started (17) - 11th
- Brandon Lee, USC Upstate - Strikeout-to-Walk Ratio (6.15) - 14th; Walks Allowed Per 9 Innings (1.12) - 14th
- Steve Janas, Kennesaw State - ERA (1.14) - 4th
- Brandon Barker, Mercer - Games Started (17) - 11th
- Kyle Westwood, North Florida - Strikeout-to-Walk Ratio (5.92) - 19th
* Statistics are through all games played
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