McNeese Baseball Weekly Report: Cowboys sit first place in Southland

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McNeese Baseball Weekly Report (April 9-16)
26-9 overall record; 16-2 Southland Conference; 1st place
7-game winning streak

3-0 on the week:
April 11 vs. Alcorn State, canceled/rain
April 13 vs. New Orleans, W 5-0
April 14 vs. New Orleans, W 5-3
April 15 vs. New Orleans, W 9-7

Last 10: 8-2
March 31 at Southeastern Louisiana, L 10-2
April 1 at Southeastern Louisiana, W 4-1
April 1 at Southeastern Louisiana, L 5-4
April 5 vs. Louisiana Tech, W 5-3
April 7 at Abilene Christian, W 7-4
April 8 at Abilene Christian, W 18-5
April 9 at Abilene Christian, W 8-5
April 13 vs. New Orleans, W 5-0
April 14 vs. New Orleans, W 5-3
April 15 vs. New Orleans, W 9-7

TEAM NOTES:
• Ranked No. 15 in latest NCAA D1 Baseball RPI (April 16)
• 2-5 record against team ranked 1-25 with four of those losses against No. 2 Arizona
• 3-5 vs. teams ranked 1-50
• 18-1 record at home with only loss a 3-1 setback to Louisiana-Lafayette
• 16-2 Southland Conference record is best start in school history
• 26-9 overall record best start since 2000
• Ranked No. 1 in SLC in 7 offensive categories – Batting (.314), slugging (.492), runs scored (273), runs batted in (250), doubles (81), home runs (38), total bases (591)
• No. 2 in SLC in hits (378) on base percentage (.402)
• In NCAA stats, ranked 10th in slugging, 10th in doubles per game (2.33), 12th in batting, 12th in runs scored per game (7.8), 13th in total doubles and 17th in total runs scored

This week’s schedule:
April 18 at Louisiana Tech
April 21 at Northwestern State
April 22 at Northwestern State
April 23 at Northwestern State

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Matthew Bonnette

Matthew Bonnette

Assistant Athletic Director for Sports Information, McNeese State

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