State college baseball, softball report for May 8, 2013

Baseball scores, schedule

Tuesday

Alcorn State 16, Grambling 14

Houston 11, McNeese State 5

Tulane 8, Nicholls State 7

South Alabama 9, Southeastern Louisiana 0

Wednesday

Jackson State at Grambling, 3 p.m.

Rice at Louisiana Tech, 6 p.m.

Baseball Linescores

Tulane 8, Nicholls State 7

Nicholls State000 204 100 —7 12 1

Tulane222 110 00x — 8 10 1

Byrd, Suk (2), Sinibaldi (3), Rodrigue (4), Picciola (5), Thiac (6), Miller (8), McCoy (9) and Dufrene. LeBlanc, Reeves (4), McKenzie (6), Wilson (7), Gibaut (9) and Burns. W—LeBlanc (4-3). L—Byrd (5-5). Sv—Gibaut (11). Leading hitters— Nicholls State: Duplantis (3-4, 2 runs); Jackson (2-3, 2 runs, RBI); Lyons (2-4, run, RBI); Barba (2-4, run, 2 RBIs); Dufrene (1-3, 2 RBIs). Tulane: Carthon (3-5, 3 runs, RBI); Middleton (2-3, 2 runs); Woodson (2-3, run, 3 RBIs); DiMaggio (1-4, 2 RBI). T—2:36. A—1,932. Records: Nicholls State 23-26; Tulane 25-24.

South Alabama 9, Southeastern Louisiana 0

Southeastern La.000 000 000 — 0  5 1

South Alabama221 002 11x — 9 12 0

Cedotal, Keller (2), Greenleaf (2), Gremillion (3), Bernard (5), Rainey (6), Pittari (7), Von Rosenberg (8) and Fisher. Traylor, Soleymani (7), Stamey (8), Bartsch (9) and Cofield, Mitchell. W—Traylor (5-3). L—Cedotal (4-5). Leading hitters— Southeastern: Haag (2-3). South Alabama: Earley (3-4, 2 runs, 2 RBIs); Billingsley (2-4, run, 2 RBIs); Campbell (2-3, run, RBI). T—2:59. A—1,311.

Houston 11, McNeese St. 5

Houston800 003 000 — 11 14 0

McNeese State000 300 002 —  5  8 0

Lemoine, Vruggink (9) and Barker. Williams, Parke (1), McGee (4), O’Bryant (6) and Toole. W—Lemoine (7-3). L—Williams (1-3). Leading hitters— Houston: Davis (2-4, run, 3 RBIs); Viadales (2-4, 2 runs, RBI); Survance (2-4, run); Montemayor (2-5, run, 2 RBIs); Byeatt (2-5, run); Campbell (1-5, HR, 3 RBIs). McNeese State: Gooch (2-3, HR, 2 runs, 3 RBIs); Guillotte (2-5); Marion (2-4, run). T—2:42. A—258. Records: Houston 31-18; McNeese State 20-26.

Alcorn State 16, Grambling 14

Grambling300 140 033 — 14 19 2

Alcorn State040 051 51x — 16 15 4

Matusevicius, Manrrique (6), Rivers (7) and Longoria. Brown, Camp (5), Fuentes (7), Lemond (8) and Polo. Leading hitters— Grambling: Farmer (4-6, 3 runs, 2 RBIs); Todman (4-5, 2 runs, 2 RBIs); Bueno (3-5, 2 runs, RBI); Kiser (3-5, 2 runs, 5 RBIs); Longoria (2-5, run, 2 RBIs); Minter (1-5, 2 runs). Alcorn State: Jackson (4-5, 4 runs, RBI); Rosa (3-5, 2 runs, 5 RBIs); Barney (2-5, 3 runs); Polo (1-4, 2 runs, 2 RBIs); Atkins (1-3, 2 runs); Hickman (1-2, 2 runs, RBI); Powell (1-4, run, 2 RBIs). Records: Grambling 17-30, 9-16 SWAC; Alcorn State 15-10, 15-36.

BASEBALL HONORS

ASC East

American Southwest Conference

Louisiana College players

Pitcher of the year : Seth Webster, right-handed pitcher, Sr.

Coaching staff of the year : Louisiana College (Mike Byrnes, Matt Byrnes, James Halle, Andrew Shelton, Stuart Morgan)

First team

Catcher : Kyle Feazell, Jr.

Starting pitcher : Seth Webster, Sr.

Second team

Second baseman : Cary Myers, So.

Outfielder: Cole Bagbey, Sr.

Outfielder: Mark Riendeau, So.

Utility : Taylor Beavers, Jr.

SWAC PLAYER OF THE WEEK

Tyler Kirksey, OF, Southern, So.

Kirksey went 9-for-18 with three doubles, two triples and four RBIs in four games for the Jaguars. He also went 2-for-2 in stolen base attempts.

SWAC CO-PITCHER OF THE WEEK

Jesse Holiday, LHP, Southern, Sr.

In his only appearance last week, Holiday pitched seven complete innings, striking out a career-high 13 batters in the Jaguars’ 6-4 loss to Jackson State.

softball HONORS

All-Southland

Player of the year: Tori Benavidez, Sam Houston State

Hitter of the year: Tori Benavidez, Sam Houston State

Pitcher of the year: Kelsie Armstrong, Central Arkansas

Freshman of the year: Kirsten Schwirtlich, Houston Baptist

Newcomer of the year: Lauren Schwirtlich, Houston Baptist

Coach of the year: Mike Smith, McNeese State

First team

First base: Brianna Rodriguez, Northwestern State, Jr.

Second base: Melissa Bryant, Central Arkansas, Sr.

Third base: Shelbi Tucker, Sam Houston State, Sr.

Shortstop: Elizabeth Arana, Stephen F. Austin, Jr.

Catcher: Ashley Modzelewski, McNeese State, So.

Utility: Victoria Granchelli, Houston Baptist, So.

Designated player: Hillary Adams, Sam Houston State, So.

Outfield: Tori Benavidez, Sam Houston State, Sr.

Outfield: Alanna DiVittorio, McNeese State, Jr.

Outfield: Lauren Schwirtlich, Houston Baptist, Jr.

Pitcher: Kelsie Armstrong, Central Arkansas, Sr.

Pitcher: Meagan Bond, McNeese State, Sr.

Second team

First base: Kim Damian, Sam Houston State, Sr.

Second base: Ashley Bertot, Nicholls State, Sr.

Third base: Brittany Virgoe, Northwestern State, So.

Shortstop: Tara McKenney, Northwestern State, Jr.

Catcher: Melanie Bryant, Central Arkansas, Sr.

Utility: Lindsey Lyles, Texas A&M-Corpus Christi, So.

Designated player: Emily Vincent, McNeese State, Fr.

Outfield: Kirsten Schwirtlich, Houston Baptist, Fr.

Outfield: Michelle Duhe, Southeastern Louisiana, Sr.

Outfield: Katie Lacour, Southeastern Louisiana, Fr.

Pitcher: Kylie Roos, Northwestern State, Sr.

Pitcher: Kaylee Guidry, Northwestern State, Jr.

All-Sun Belt

Player of the year: Brittany Fowler, South Alabama

Pitcher of the year: Emily Rousseau, Western Kentucky

Freshman of the year: Haley Fagan, South Alabama

Coach of the year: Tyra Perry, Western Kentucky

First team

Pitcher: Hannah Campbell, South Alabama

Pitcher: Emily Rousseau, Western Kentucky

First base: Matte Haack, Louisiana-Lafayette

Second base: Olivia Watkins, Western Kentucky

Third base: Haley Fagan, South Alabama

Shortstop: Brittany Fowler, South Alabama

Catcher: Sarah Draheim, Louisiana-Lafayette

Outfield: Brianna Cherry, Louisiana-Lafayette

Outfield: Blair Johnson, South Alabama

Outfield: Julie Moss, South Alabama

Utility: Kacie McAllister, Troy

At-large: Nerissa Myers, Louisiana-Lafayette

At-large: Jordan Wallace, Louisiana-Lafayette

At-large: Kaitlyn Griffith, South Alabama

At-large: Kelsie Mattox, Western Kentucky

Second team

Pitcher: Ashley Kirk, North Texas

Pitcher: Farish Beard, South Alabama

First base: Caitlin Ortiz, Troy

Second base: Brie Rojas, Florida International

Third base: Preslie Cruce, Western Kentucky

Shortstop: Amanda Thomas, Western Kentucky

Catcher: Hannah Renn, Troy

Outfield: Lindsey Shell, Florida Atlantic

Outfield: Nina Dever, Middle Tennessee

Outfield: Britany Campbell, South Alabama

Utility: Stephanie Call, Florida Atlantic

At-large: Amber Curry, Florida International

At-large: Shelly Landry, Louisiana-Lafayette

At-large: Brooke Foster, North Texas

At-large: Taylor Schoblocher, North Texas