May 3, 2019 Collegiate Baseball

What’s In This Issue?

• Touma Racks Up 12 Straight GPA Titles: Great academic system allows Daytona State to go 33 consecutive semesters with a 3.0 GPA or higher. 

SPECIAL REPORT: Art Of Focus Vital For Great Baseball Performance: In part 1 of a 2-part series, mastering skills of baseball in a precision manner is the first step that baseball players must take instead of playing game after game.

Editorial: Don’t use gasoline on infield dirt after rains or you may be arrested and fined.

Master Of DisciplineHall of Famer Gordie Gillespie utilized techniques that solved many issues with his teams.

More On Importance Of Discipline In Baseball: Hall of Famer Augie Garrido utilized discipline on different fronts as focus of his teams intensified which allowed his ball clubs to win 1,975 victories and capture five national titles.

Collegiate Baseball NCAA Div. I Top 30 Presented By Big League Chew: UCLA No. 1 with 30-7 overall record and wins in 9 of last 10 games, plus much more.

Collegiate Baseball’s National Players Of The Week Powered By DiamondOne hitter belts 5 home runs over 4 games while another strikes out a career-high 17 batters, plus much more.

• NCAA Div. I Notes: Oklahoma State belts 12 homers during 27-6 win over Kansas to set new Big 12 mark, RHP Ryan Shreve of Pacific fires no-hitter as he comes within one batter of a perfect game, plus much more. 

Collegiate Baseball National High School Top 30 Presented By Diamond ProArgyle H.S. (TX) No. 1 with 27-1-1 record, 15-game winning streak.

High School NotesLuke Borer hits for rare home run cycle in one game for Perrysburg H.S. (OH), plus much more.

• NCAA Div. 2 Notes: Felician RHP Michael Gutierrez sets a school record with 16 strikeouts during 1-0 win over Jefferson, Colby Shimmel of Barton fires no-hitter, plus much more. 

• Junior College Notes: Delgado’s Joe Scheuermann celebrates 1,000th win in 29th year of coaching, plus much more.

NCAA Div. 3 NotesZack Smith belts 6 home runs over 6 games for Salve Regina, plus much more.

Additional Assistant Coach Proposal Voted Down For NCAA Div. I: While Baseball Recruiting Calendar passes, additional assistant coach proposal defeated in vote by NCAA Div. I Athletics’ Directors as ABCA Executive Director Craig Keilitz explains the ramifications and what steps are next.

Ruleball With Rich MarazziDeflected baseballs that remain in play discussed.

NAIA NotesCraig Barton breaks school record with 15 strikeouts against St. Andrews, plus much more.

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