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The Sideline: Hendrix and St. Joseph baseball

Posted: April 1, 2014 - 3:55pm

Hendrix’s Mosbey gets national honor

Hendrix College senior reliever Justin Mosbey has been named to D3Baseball.com’s National Team of the Week.

Mosbey went 1-0 with a save in two scoreless appearances over the week. The Texarkana native earned the save in Wednesday’s 6-3 win against Austin by striking out two in 1.1 perfect innings. Mosbey completed the Warriors’ three-game sweep of No. 3 Trinity with the win in Sunday’s 5-4 finale, allowing just one intentional walk with a strikeout in three scoreless frames.

On the year, Mosbey has a 0.40 ERA and has thrown 18.2 consecutive scoreless innings.

St. Joseph shuts out Hector

Nash Nichols and Brit Stroth combined for a three-hitter Monday in St. Joseph’s 5-0 baseball victory over Hector.

The two pitchers walked four and struck out six for the Bulldogs (3-3, 2-0).

Nichols was 2 for 3 at the plate with a double and three RBIs. Owen Echols and Stroth also had an RBI and hits in St. Joseph’s six-hit attack. Cole Schafers and Jacob Cooper had other hits.

“We shut them out but we need to be more efficient on the mound,” said coach Luke Davis. “We need to guys to start hitting the ball and be all-around players.”

Raddack Hitter of Week

Hendrix College senior Collin Radack has been named the Southern Athletic Association Baseball Hitter of the Week.

Radack helped the Warriors to a 4-0 record on the week, including a three-game sweep of No. 3 Trinity by hitting .500 (7-of-14) with five runs scored, two RBIs, one double, one triple, two walks and four stolen bases. Radack, from Austin, Texas, went 2-for-3 with two runs, two RBIs and three steals in Wednesday’s 6-3 win against Austin. He expanded his hitting streak to 16 games and the team’s winning streak to seven from the leadoff spot. He capped the series against Trinity with two hits, including a double, a stolen base and two runs scored. A centerfielder, Radack was also perfect in the field in 19 chances.

Larabee gets SAA honor

Hendrix College junior shortstop Michaela Larabee has been named the Southern Athletic Association Softball Hitter of the Week.

She hit .471 (8-for-17) with six runs, six RBIs, one double, four walks and two stolen bases, helping the Warriors to a 4-2 record on the Week. The Farmingtonproduct expanded her hitting streak to eight games. In Sunday’s doubleheader sweep at Sewanee, Larabee went 4 for 7 with four runs scored and three RBIs.

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