April 14, 2008

Weekly Report

The Hurricanes finished the week 2-2 (15-27 overall, 6-15 PBC). GSW defeated Brewton-Parker College 3-0 on Wednesday and took one of three at home over the weekend against Francis Marion (losing 13-1, winning 11-4 and losing the rubber game 19-10).

The ‘Canes won the Brewton-Parker game while managing only two hits, however GSW drew a team high eight walks. There was plenty of offensive production in the GSW/FMU series. Over the course of the weekend, the teams combined to produce 58 runs and 80 hits. The 29 combined runs in the finale is a PBC season high.

Noble Coley (pictured above) led the ‘Canes offensively, finishing the week 4-for-8 with three walks, a double, a triple and two RBI. Coley had a .583 on-base percentage and .875 slugging percentage in three games. Byron Haynes was another ‘Cane swinging a hot bat this week, going 4-for-9 (.444) against Francis Marion, scoring two runs and knocking in six. Haynes hit a three-run home run in the win over FMU.

On the mound, Colin Duffie (4-3) struck out three in seven scoreless innings against Brewton-Parker. Duffie and Bud Fuller combined to shutout the Barons. RM Cozza (4-3) earned a complete-game win against FMU. Cozza struck out nine batters - an individual performance season high for the ‘Canes.

GSW hosts Columbus State on Tuesday before heading to Montgomery on Wednesday to face AUM and Dahlonega this weekend for a PBC series against North Georgia.