The Sideline: All-conference honors for Hendrix in baseball and women's lacrosse

Radack, Hogan gain top honors

Hendrix College senior center fielder Collin Radack has been named the Southern Athletic Association Baseball Player of the Year and freshman left fielder Wyatt Hogan was the Newcomer of the Year.

 

Radack was also a first team selection, while Hogan was named to the second team. Also honored on the second team were junior shortstop Ryan Ritz, senior second baseman Jacob Perschke and senior relief pitcher Justin Mosbey. Senior first baseman and junior right fielder Matt Simmons were honorable mentions.

Radack, from Austin, Texas, is a four-time first team all-conference selection. He led the NCAA in runs scored, and was second in hits and stolen bases. He hit .401 with 73 hits, 53 runs, 10 doubles, four triples, three home runs, 23 RBIs, 34 stolen bases, a .549 slugging percentage, .471 on-base percentage, and a perfect fielding percentage in 158 chances.

Hogan, of Simi Valley, Calif., hit .342 with 53 hits, 35 runs, eight doubles, one triple, one home run and 29 RBIs. He was eighth in the SAA in hits and runs batted in and 10th in average.

Ritz, from Dallas, Texas, hit .338 with 53 hits, 23 runs, 10 doubles, two triples, 26 RBIs and 13 steals.

Perschke, of Katy, Texas, hit .325 with 49 hits, 35 runs, eight doubles, one triple, one home run, 26 RBIs and seven stolen bases.

Mosbey, from Texarkana, led the league with a school-record 0.49 earned run average. He was also second in the SAA with four saves and had a 1-0 record.

Weber, of Gatesville, Texas, hit .313 with 40 hits, 19 runs, eight doubles and 22 RBIs.

Simmons, from Bedford, Texas, hit .304 with 48 hits, 30 runs, six doubles, two triples, one home run and 22 RBIs.

Three Hendrix women receive lacrosse honors

Three members of the Hendrix College first women’s lacrosse team were named to the All-Southern Athletic Association teams,

Freshman midfielder Raychl Reger was selected to the second team, while freshmen defenders Meghan Ayers and Gabryele Pochron were honorable mentions.

Reger, from Fort Collins, Colo., scored 19 goals with four assists for 23 points, picked up 40 ground balls and 43 draw controls and caused 18 turnovers.

Ayers, of Allen, Texas, scored two goals and an assist to go with 34 ground balls, four draw controls and 17 caused turnovers. Pochron, from Reading, Pa., had three goals, 31 ground balls, 11 draw controls and 22 caused turnovers. She ranked ninth in the SAA in caused turnovers. She was also an all-conference selection in field hockey.

 

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