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 6.
CAL RIPKEN, SR. LEAGUE
Jackson Geary (Wakefield, R.I./South Kingstown) is 4-1 with a 2.57 ERA for Maryland. Geary has struck out 11 batters and held opponents to a .217 batting average for the Redbirds.
Rico Noel (Lawton, Okla./Lawton) is hitting .250 with two home runs and 16 stolen bases for Cotuit. Noel has played both at second base and in the outfield in the 17 games with the Kettleers… Scott Woodward (Markle, Ind./Norwell) has walked 16 times and has 10 stolen bases for Bourne in 17 games played. Woodward has a .375 on-base percentage and has played all 17 games in the outfield for the Braves.
Jim Birmingham (Pine Hill, N.J./Penn) has a 2.20 earned-run average in four appearances for Outer Banks. The opponents are hitting just .151 off of Birmingham… Keith Hessler (Silver Spring, Md./Springbrook) is 2-0 with a 3.18 ERA for Outer Banks. He combined on a shutout in a 14-0 win over Petersburg June 29… Tucker Frawley (Lexington, S.C./Lexington) has a double and three RBI for Outer Banks. He also has five runs scored for the Daredevils.
Steve Davis (Steubenville, Ohio/Steubenville) has 10 hits, a double and three RBI for LickingCounty. He is a perfect 3-for-3 in stolen bases for the Settlers.
NEW ENGLAND COLLEGIATE
Anthony Meo (Cranston, R.I./Cranston West) has a 0.64 ERA in three appearances for New Bedford. Meo has allowed just one earned run in 14 innings of work. He has struck out 12 for the Bay Sox.
Brad Goldberg (Beachwood, Ohio/Beachwood) has four saves and a 1.74 ERA for NorthCoast. Goldberg has struck out 17 batters in 10.1 innings pitched and allowed just two earned runs… TJ Swank (Crystal Lake, Ill./Prairie Ridge) has eight strikeouts and a save for Springfield. He has a 2.89 ERA for the Sliders.
Cody Wheeler (Spotsylvania, Va./Spotsylvania) is 2-0 with a 2.53 earned-run average in two games for Team USA. He earned wins over Canada and the NECBL All-Stars and now heads to Japan with the team for the USA vs. Japan Collegiate All-Star Championships. Wheeler has 15 strikeouts in 10.2 innings pitched, allowing just five hits and three earned runs.
Daniel Bowman (Bridgewater, Va./Turner Ashby) has been named to the North Team for the Valley League All-Star Game July 12 in Woodstock. Bowman is hitting .275 with six doubles, four home runs and 17 RBI for the Luray Wranglers. Bowman also has a .495 slugging percentage… Tommy La Stella (Closter, N.J./St. John’s) has three home runs, 14 RBI and five stolen bases for Haymarket. He is third on the team in RBI.