Matt Dacey (2013)
(written March 3rd, 2014)
The 2014 NCAA baseball season is now in full swing and there are former and current Dutchmen making some noise for their respective college programs. In a new, weekly series, we'll keep you up to date on the happenings of Dutchmen players past and present. Here is a sampling of what some of them have been up to during the first few weeks of play:
Howie Brey & Jon Young (Rutgers): Incoming 2014 Dutchmen Howie Brey and Jon Young were a dominant duo yet again this weekend, combining for a win and a save in Saturday’s 4-2 win over Old Dominion. Brey started his third game of the year, pitching 6.1 scoreless innings and only allowing 3 hits en route to his second win of the season. Young came on in the 9th to pick up his second save of the season by pitching a scoreless inning. Brey boasts a miniscule 1.04 ERA through his first 17.1 innings pitched and has only allowed opposing hitters to a .125 batting average. Brey and Young previously combined for a win and a save on February 22nd in a 6-2 win over Jacksonville.
Derrick Armstrong (Mississippi State): 2013 Dutchmen Derrick Armstrong tied a Mississippi State school record on Saturday, stealing four bases in a single game, helping beat Michigan State 7-1. Armstrong has played in 12 of 14 games for the 12th ranked Bulldogs, amassing a whopping .368 batting average and 7 stolen bases.
David Stagg (Indiana State): On Saturday, 2012 Dutchmen David Stagg recorded his third win in as many tries, going 7.0 innings against New Orleans in the 10-3 victory. On the season, Stagg has a 1.71 ERA through 21.0 innings pitched. He has recorded 25 strikeouts while only yielding 7 walks.
Steve Anderson (Georgetown): Through his first 9 games of the year, 2011 Dutchmen Steve Anderson is off to a hot start at the plate, hitting for a sizzling .351 average.
Matt Dacey (Richmond): In a three game series over the weekend against Fairfield, 2013 Dutchmen Matt Dacey was an offensive machine. He was 6/11 from the plate while scoring 6 runs and collecting 3 RBI. The offensive performance included a home run, triple, double, and 3 walks.