Top Performers: Week 5
Cal Poly's Imhof whiffs 14 for third time; GSU's Wilson drives in 15
VCU's Heath Dwyer went the distance in a 1-0 two-hitter win against Buffalo on Saturday, holding the Bulls to a .074 batting average. Dwyer's day was highlighted by his 15 strikeouts, setting a career high. The final two strikeouts of his night came in the ninth inning to preserve the Rams' win and conclude his fifth-career complete game.
William & Mary's Charley Gould set a school record with 11 runs batted in against Iona on Friday in a 31-1 win against Iona. He also tied a school record with two homers while going 5-for-7 and scoring four runs. The team's run total marks the second-most in the Tribe's history.
Cal Poly's Matt Imhof struck out 14 Wagner batters in eight innings of Friday's 8-1 victory. He walked three and allowed one run and three hits, lowering his ERA for the season to 1.29. A week earlier, Imhof fanned 15 Seattle hitters for a career high and school Division I record. He also struck out 14 in a season-opening shutout against Kansas State on Feb. 14. In five starts this season, Imhof has struck out 55 batters in 35 innings.
Louisiana-Lafayette's Michael Strentz led the way going 5-for-5 with three home runs, five RBI and scored four runs in a series-finale sweep of Louisiana-Monroe on Sunday. The five hits and three home runs each tie the school single-game records. As a team, the Ragin Cajuns tied a school mark with seven home runs.
Georgia State's Nic Wilson hit .579 in five games last week. Wilson's week included going 6-for-12 against Western Kentucky in which he drove in six of the Panthers' 14 runs. Earlier in the week, Wilson went 5-for-7 with three homers and nine RBI in two wins against Siena.