Last Updated: May 3, 2013
Cougars Earn 8 Seed In Regional Playoffs
The seeding committee of the NJCAA Region 19 announced last night that the Lehigh Carbon Community College baseball team will be the #8 seed in this weekend's regional playoffs. The Cougars will be the home team in the first round in the 8/9 matchup with Ocean County College. First pitch is slated for 11am Saturday and the site will be Gloucester County College.
Cougars Improve to 15-9
The Cougars extended their winning streak to nine games last night in a thrilling 16-15 battle with Montgomery. Trailing 15-10 entering the ninth inning, the Cougars plated 6 runs capped by a Ryan Palsgrove single that plated the winning run before Terrance Reiss shut down the Mustang bats in the bottom half of the ninth to seal the win. In the last 9 days, the Cougars have won 9 straight averaging 12 runs per game. Statistically the most impressive strecth of baseball ever put together at LCCC. As a result of his play and leadership, Allen Umbenhauer was named Region 19 EPAC Player of the Week during this stretch. Check out the link below. Cougars are back in action Thursday at home agains Bucks. http://www.region19.org/article/526.php
COUGARS OPEN 2013 CAMPAIGN
The Cougars opened the 2013 campaign with a split Saturday with PSU-Schuylkill and a split Sunday with Division II Sussex. In Saturday's game 2, Dane Ciavarella picked up his first, and LCCC's first win throwing a complete game gem with 8K's and 4 Hits. Sunday had Mike Tatasciore and Tyler Svetik follow up Dane's pitching performance with gems of their own. Though both pitched well enough to win both games, Svetik was the one to get one in game 2. Tatasciore's line for game 1 included 7IP and 9K's while Svetik scattered 4 hits with 6K's in his 7 innings pitched. Lance Miller paced the Cougars offensively with 6 hits, 1 run, 4 RBI and 2 sacrifice bunts on the weekend. Cougars are back in action Saturday 3/16 at home against Raritan Valley.