Several members of the Coastal Carolina University baseball team are currently playing in various collegiate summer leagues around the country. Here is an update through July 7.
Dan Lombardozzi (Herndon, Va./Herndon) has allowed just one run in 12.1 innings pitched for the Peninsula Oilers. He has combined for two shutouts and has nine strikeouts on the season.
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Keith Hessler (Silver Spring, Md./Springbrook) has made four appearances for the Herndon Braves. He has 14 strikeouts in 14.2 innings. Paul Rodriguez (Myrtle Beach, S.C./Carolina Forest) is 4-0 in six appearances for the Braves.
Austin Fleet (Edmond, Okla./Santa Fe) is 1-0 with 12 strikeouts in 9.2 innings for Santa Barbara. He is holding opponents to a .206 batting average.
Nick McCully (Lakeland, Fla./Santa Fe Catholic) has made four appearances for Bourne in the Cape Cod League. He is 2-0 with a 1.06 earned-run average and 16 strikeouts in 17 innings. He pitched five perfect innings in a win over Orleans June 29.
Kent Altman (Conway, S.C./Conway) is 3-0 with a 0.41 ERA for the Florence Redwolves. He has 14 strikeouts and has allowed just one earned run in 22 innings. He earned the win in a 1-0 pitcher’s duel against Wilmington July 3. Jeremiah Meiners (Silver Spring, Md./St. Albans) has appeared in seven games, allowing seven hits in five innings… Coastal has three players on the Columbia Blowfish. Tyler Bortnick (Mentor, Ohio/Mentor) is hitting .279 with four doubles and six RBI in 15 games. Rich Witten (Danville, Ky./Danville) has 11 hits and five RBI in 13 games. David Anderson (Lexington, S.C./Lexington) is hitting .259 with two home runs and 12 RBI in 15 games… Caleb Cuevas (Fletcher, N.C./Louisburg J.C.) is 1-2 with a 3.05 ERA for the Outer Banks Daredevils. He has 18 strikeouts and only two walks in 20.2 innings pitched… Coastal also has three players on the Peninsula Pilots. Chance Gilmore (Surfside Beach, S.C./Virginia) has five hits, including a double, in 10 games for the Pilots. Adam Rice (Murphy, Texas/Elgin C.C.) is hitting .313 with five RBI in 10 games, while Jose Iglesias (Miami, Fla./St. John’s) is hitting .292 with 12 runs and 13 RBI in 19 games… Jeff Richard (West Bloomfield, Mich./Central Michigan) had made four appearances for Martinsville, allowing four hits in 2.2 innings while picking up a save.
Evan Noell (Salem, Va./Glenvar) is hitting .316 with a double and three RBI for the Covington Lumberjacks. Caleb Sutton (Raeford, N.C./Scotland) is hitting .240 with four doubles, a home run and seven RBI for Covington. Rico Noel (Lawton, Okla./Lawton) is 20-of-45 (.444) with six doubles, a home run and six RBI in 11 games for Covington… Jim Birmingham (Pine Hill, N.J./Penn) is 1-1 with 19 strikeouts in 21.2 innings for New Market.