2012 Winston-Salem State Baseball
June 14, 2012
WSSU’S AARON JONES ADDS ANOTHER POSTSEASON HONOR
HICKORY, N.C. – The North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association (NCCSIA) has just released its 2012 All-State College Division Baseball Team, and WSSU’s Aaron Jones has been selected as an infielder for the 2012 team.
June 4, 2012
WSSU's GERMAN REYES NAMED TO COLLEGE BASEBALL LINEUP DII ALL-STAR TEAM
WINSTON-SALEM, NC - Winston Salem State University rising senior shortstop, German Reyes, has been named to the Second Annual College Baseball Lineup Division II All-Star Team.
May 29, 2012
Current WSSU Rams Baseball Players To Compete In Highly Competitive Collegiate Summer Leagues Throughout Country
WINSTON-SALEM, NC - Members of the successful 35-win Winston-Salem State baseball team will have miniscule downtime this summer as they will spend the next three summer months playing in highly competitive collegiate summer baseball leagues across the country.
May 25, 2012
Rams Duo Earns CIAA All-Academic Honors
HAMPTON, VA – The Winston-Salem State duo of junior baseball player Aaron Jones and sophomore Zachary Sheets were both named to the 2011-12 Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Commissioner’s All-Academic Team. The student-athletes were honored for their excellence both in the classroom and on the field of play.
May 21, 2012
WSSU RAMS BASEBALL PLAYERS EARN REGIONAL HONORS
WINSTON-SALEM, NC – Several Winston-Salem State University Rams baseball players are getting well earned post season honors for their play on the diamond in 2012.
May 18, 2012
WSSU Rams Hold on For A 6-5 Win over Shepherd In NCAA DII Atlantic Regional Baseball Tournament
West Lake, PA -- The Winston-Salem State University Rams rebounded and held on for a thrilling 6-5 win over Shepherd University, to advance in the NCAA DII Atlantic Regional Baseball Tournament on Friday.
May 17, 2012
Rams Fall 3-2 to Seton Hill In NCAA DII Atlantic Regional
The Winston-Salem State University Rams came up one run short in their effort to pull off the upset of #1 seed, Seton Hill, as the Rams fell 3-2 to the Griffins in the opening round of the NCAA DII Atlantic Regional Baseball Tournament on Thursday.
May 15, 2012
WSSU Rams Baseball To Face Seton Hill In NCAA Division II Atlantic Regional
WINSTON-SALEM, NC -- The Winston-Salem State University Rams will make their second consecutive appearance in the NCAA Division II Atlantic Regional after being selected as the #6 seed in the region.
April 24, 2012
Mallards Hire Keith Ritsche as Pitching Coach
Madison, WI - The Madison Mallards are pleased to announce the signing of Keith Ritsche as their pitching coach for the 2012 season. Ritsche comes from Winston-Salem State University where he is in his second year as the pitching coach for the Rams.
April 21, 2012
Rams Take 6-1 Win Over Chowan to Win Back-to-Back CIAA Championships
PETERSBURG, VA- The Winston-Salem State University Rams (34-17) earned their second consecutive CIAA Baseball Championship with a 6-1 victory over Chowan University Saturday afternoon at Whaley Colbert Field. The Rams took the win behind some stellar defensive play, along with some quality offensive efforts.
April 17, 2012
WSSU Rams Dispatch Lincoln Tigers; Set For CIAA Championships
The Winston-Salem State university Rams Baseball Team wrapped up the CIAA ‘s regular season title with a 25-2 whitewashing of Lincoln University of Pennsylvania on Sunday morning. Winston-Salem State University traveled to West Chester, Pa this past weekend and took two of three from the Lincoln University Tigers. The WSSU Rams improved to 31-17 overall, and 15-3 in the CIAA. Lincoln University falls to 6-23 overall and 4-14 in the CIAA. The Rams dropped game one on Saturday, 3-1, before running roughshod over the Tigers in the next two games. WSSU outscored Lincoln University 37-2 in the final two games of the weekend series, including a 25-2 whitewashing in the final game. The red-hot Rams had seven players to hit over .400 over the weekend, with German Reyes (2B, R/R, 6-2, 205, Jr, San Pedro De Macoris, DR), topping the heap swinging his bat at a .571 clip. Reyes was 8 for 14 with three home runs, three doubles and six runs scored, while driving in eight. Reyes went 5 for 7 with seven rbi and four runs scored in the 25-2 win over Lincoln. Brandon Harrison (CF, R/R, 6-0, 170, Jr, Kernersville, NC) and Dominque Fitzgerald (OF, R/R, 6-0, 190, Jr, Danville, VA) each batted .500 with Harrison going 6 for 12 with two doubles, two rbi, and four runs scored, while Fitzgerald went 5 for 10 with two home runs, one double and three runs scored. WSSU, the defending CIAA Champions, will be the top seed in this week’s 2012 Spring Championships - Baseball Tourney. Chowan finished the season in second at 14-4 in the CIAA, while Virginia State finished 12-6 and St. Augustine’s rounded out the top half with a 10-8 conference mark. Winston-Salem State will face off with Virginia State at 10:00am on Thursday at Virginia State’s Whaley Colbert Field. NCAA Ram Rankings Notables: As a team, the WSSU Rams are ranked in the NCAA DII Top 10 in eight different categories. The Rams are ranked 10th in batting average (.335); 5th in runs scored (348); 3rd in hits (518); 3rd in doubles (113); 7th in doubles per game (2.4); 7th in home runs (40); 3rd in sacrifice flies (29); and 3rd in double plays (46). Individually, the WSSU Rams are also well represented in the Top 25 of many categories. Batting Average: Aaron Jones, 5th (.472) and German Reyes, 13th (.432); Runs: German Reyes, t-17th (49), Paco Martin, t-17th (49); Hits: Aaron Jones,1st (77), Paco Martin, 3rd, (73), German Reyes, 7th (70); Doubles: German Reyes, 3rd (19), Paco Martin, 6th (18), Aaron Jones, 12th (17), Michael Robbins, 19th (16); Doubles per game: German Reyes, 23rd (0.43); Home Runs: German Reyes, 25th (9); Runs Batted In: Aaron jones, 7th (54); German Reyes, 15th (49); Slugging Percentage: German Reyes, 18th (0.741); Total Bases: German Reyes, 8th (120), Aaron Jones, 12th (114); On Base Percentage: Aaron Jones, 7th (0.550); Sacrafice Flies: Paco Martin, 5th (7), Aaron Jones, 24th (5); Victories: Adam Satanoff, 2nd (9).
April 17, 2012
WSSU's Aaron Jones Named CIAA Baseball Player of the Year
Hampton, VA – The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association, in conjunction with the CIAA Baseball Coaches Association, has announced its selections for the 2012 All-Conference, All-Rookie Team and Player of the Year, and WSSU’s Aaron Jones takes home the CIAA’s top honor.
March 29, 2012
Winston-Salem State University Rams Dominate Benedict Tigers, 18-1
GREENSBORO, N.C. -- German Reyes went 5 for 7, and Joseph Herbert pitched seven innings giving up just one hits and one run, to lead the Winston-Salem State University Rams to a 18-1 blowout victory over the Benedict College Tigers at NewBridge Bank Park in Greensboro, N.C.
March 27, 2012
Errors Cost Rams In 11-6 Loss At UNC-Pembroke
PEMBROKE, N.C. -- Costly errors doomed the Winston-Salem State University Rams in an 11-6 loss to UNC-Pembroke on Tuesday evening at Sammy Cox Field in Pembroke, NC.
March 18, 2012
WSSU Rams Sweep Falcons
WINSTON-SALEM, NC -- The Winston-Salem State University Rams baseball team completed a 4-0 sweep over St. Augustine’s College over the weekend, to push their record to 20-14 overall and 8-2 in the CIAA.
March 10, 2012
Rams Score 5-1 Win Over Virginia State
ETTRICK, VA – The Winston-Salem State Rams improved to 3-1 in Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) play when the team took a 5-1 win over the Virginia State Trojans, Saturday. The Rams recorded nine hits in the game while holding the Trojans to just five in the game.
March 10, 2012
Rams Shut Out Virginia State for 1-0 Win in CIAA Opener
PETERSBURG, VA – The Winston-Salem State Rams took a 1-0 win over the Virginia State Trojans, Saturday. With the win, the Rams improved to 3-1 in Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) play when the team held on for a shutout win over the Trojans.
March 4, 2012
Rams Rally Falls Short in 7-4 Loss to Chowan
MOCKSVILLE, NC – The Winston-Salem State Rams (11-11, 1-1- CIAA) mounted a late rally, but the team could not pull out the win in a tough 7-4 loss to the Chowan Hawks (9-9, 1-1 CIAA), Sunday evening at Rich Park in nearby Mocksville, N.C. Though the Rams mounted a furious seventh-inning rally, the Rams could not hold on to pick up the win to take their first conference loss of the season.
March 4, 2012
Rams Rally for 3-2 Win Over Chowan in CIAA Opener
MOCKSVILLE, NC – The Winston-Salem State Rams (11-10, 1-0 CIAA) opened Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) play on a high note with a 3-2 win over the Chowan Hawks (8-9, 0-1 CIAA), Sunday afternoon at Rich Park in Mocksville, N.C. After allowing a pair of early runs, the Rams scored three unanswered runs to take home the victory and opened conference play with a 1-0 record.
February 23, 2012
Rams Sweep Double Header From Paine College
WINSTON-SALEM, NC – The Winston-Salem State University Rams kept their bats hot in route to a double header sweep over Paine college, Thursday in Winston-Salem, 3-0 and 16-10.
February 14, 2012
WSSU Rams Baseball Tops Brevard Tornadoes, 6-4
ASHEBORO, NC -- Travis Moore and Paco Martin each went 3 for 4, and Brandon Harrison was 2 for 3 with his second home run of the season, as the Winston-Salem State University Rams defeated the Bevard College Tornadoes, 6-4 in Ashboro, NC on Tuesday.
February 12, 2012
Rams Drop Double Header to #7 Millersville Marauders
WINSTON-SALEM, NC – The Winston-Salem State University Rams baseball team dropped a double header to the #7 ranked Millersville University Marauders on Sunday afternoon at BB&T Ballpark, 8-6 in 11 innings and 8-7 in nine innings.
February 11, 2012
WSSU Rams Baseball Splits Double Header With #7 Millersville Marauders
WINSTON-SALEM, NC -- Winston-Salem State University spilt a doubleheader today with #7 Millersville University, dropping game one 9-5, before taking the second game, 6-5.
February 10, 2012
RAMS BASEBALL, BASKETBALL AND TENNIS HIGHLIGHTS BIG SPORTS WEEKEND AT WSSU
WINSTON-SALEM, NC -- Winston-Salem State baseball, basketball and tennis highlight a busy sports weekend on the WSSU campus, as a seven sports are in action on February 10-12.
February 4, 2012
Rams Drop Double Header to #23 Armstrong Atlantic
The Winston-Salem State University baseball team dropped two non-conference games (16-5, 6-1) to the #23 ranked Armstrong Atlantic Pirates Saturday afternoon as the Pirates completed a three game sweep of the Rams.
February 3, 2012
Rams Fall 6-4 to #25 Armstrong Atlantic State In Season Opener
SAVANNAH, GA - The WSSU Rams, defending CIAA Champions, were not able to close the deal, and fell 6-4 to the #25 Armstrong Atlantic State Pirates today in Savannah, Georgia in the 2012 season opener for both teams.
Rams Baseball to Hold Fall Tryouts
The defending CIAA champion Rams baseball team will hold fall tryouts on August 29th at 4:00 p.m.