PLABA College Report for April 28

Johnson Continues With Hot Stick For Huskies

Outfielder Kyle Johnson continues to wield a hot stick for the Saint Cloud State Huskies (18-19 record) ranking 5th in overall batting on the team at .350 (28/80) with 25 RBI (3rd), 5 doubles and 2 homeruns.  Johnson also has just 1 error in 37 chances for a .973 fielding percentage. (4/24/05)  Kyle is in his 2nd year on the Huskie Varsity starting in 25 of the Huskies 37 games. www.stcloudstate.edu/athletics

UMD Bulldog Doherty Cools After Hot Start

UM Duluth Outfielder Tony Doherty who posted a strong start as a Freshman has cooled as the Bulldogs (15-19 record) head down the stretch in the NCC.  Doherty has tallied 2 doubles, 2 homeruns and scored 11 times in his 42 AB.  He still ranks with team leaders with a perfect fielding percentage in 23 chances. (4/24/05) WWW.UMDBULLDOGS.COM

Tschimperle Stings RCTC Yellowjacket Opponents

Pitcher Rob Tschimperle has fared well for Rochester Community Technical College (16-14 record) in recent action yielding just 2 runs on 4 hits in 2 recent outings.  Included was a 2 hit performance versus Riverland CC.  Results are unavailable from his start vs. Minnesota West CC on 4/23.  Coach Steve Hucke said “Rob has been doing pretty good for us” when asked to comment on his season thus far.  (4/21/05) www.roch.edu/dept/athletics/

Evangels Hanson On The Shelf

Andy Hanson had gotten some early season chances with the Evangel Crusaders (21-25 record) but has not seen varsity action in some time.  It is likely he is seeing action on the JV but statistics are not posted.  Hanson has a varsity record of 1-2 in 3 starts and seen action in 5 games and faced 60 batters in 10 IP (4/23/05). www.evangel.edu/athletics

Busselman Hurls At Ridgewater CC

Paul Busselman is pitching for the perennial power in Upper Midwest juco baseball, the Ridgewater CC Warriors (25-4 record).  No information is available on his season thus far although the Warriors appear poised for yet another long run in the NJCAA playoffs. (4/27/05) http://willmar.ridgewater.edu/baseball/