April 14, 2014
Connor Dillman
Emory University junior Connor Dillman delivered eight strong innings on the mound during the Eagles’ 10-2 win over Southwestern University on Friday at Chappell Park. Dillman held the Pirates to two earned runs on just four hits and one walk, while striking out five batters in the game. Needing just 97 pitches to navigate the game, the right handed pitcher retired the side in order in four different innings. Dillman improved to a team-best 6-1 for the season, while lowering his ERA to 2.41 and his opponents’ batting average to .230. The Eagles went on to sweep Southwestern, improving to 24-9 in 2014.

April 14, 2014
Brett Lake
Emory University junior outfielder/ designated hitter Brett Lake drove in a team-high four runs last weekend, helping the Eagles to a three-game sweep of Southwestern University at Chappell Park. Lake finished the weekend with a .400 batting average (four-for-10), adding on two runs scored and a pair of walks. During Emory’s 10-2 win on Friday, the right-handed hitter went two-for-four, driving in the first run of the game on a sacrifice fly in the first inning, and scoring an insurance run in the third. He was one-for-two with a two walks and a run scored on Saturday, and plated the deciding run with a sacrifice fly in the bottom of the eighth inning to lift the Eagles to a 5-4 win over the Pirates. Lake drove in the first run of the game with a sacrifice fly during the Eagles’ 7-4 win on Sunday, finishing the contest one-for-four with two RBIs. He is now batting .459 this season, and his 52 RBIs are the best among University Athletic Association (UAA) players and 11 shy of the school single-season record. Lake and the Eagles have won a season-best five-straight games, improving to 24-9 for the campaign.

April 7, 2014
Brandon Hannon
Emory University senior Brandon Hannon went four-for-six with three runs scored and three runs batted in during the 30th-ranked Eagles 15-9 win at Berry College last Tuesday. Hannon added a stolen base, his team-leading 17th of the season. After starting the day 0-for-2, the right fielder picked up hits in each of his last four at bats, including two on bunt singles, to lead the Eagles to a win. The left-handed hitter is now batting .370 with 43 runs scored (the most in Division III this season) with 18 runs batted in. In addition, Hannon is now just one hit shy of becoming the 11th player in school history with 200 career hits. With the win, Hannon and the Eagles improved to 21-9 in 2014.

April 7, 2014
Kyle Monk
Emory University freshman Kyle Monk earned the win on the mound with three solid innings of relief work during the 30th-ranked Eagles’ 15-9 victory at Berry College on Tuesday. Monk entered the game with the Eagles leading 5-3 with one out in the fifth and the potential game-tying runners on first and third. The right-hander proceeded to pitch a career-high three innings without allowing an earned run, surrendering just four hits and a walk while striking out three and giving up just one unearned run in the contest. He has now appeared in eight games during his freshman campaign, all out of the bullpen, as leads all Emory pitchers with a 1.50 ERA, while notching a 2-1 record and a .178 opponents’ batting average over 12 innings of work. Monk and the Eagles now stand at 21-9 in 2014.

March 31, 2014
Philip Maldari
Emory University freshman third baseman Philip Maldari hit .583 (seven-for-12) over three games last weekend, helping the 29th-ranked Eagle win a series against 10th-ranked Birmingham-Southern College. Maldari opened the weekend with a two-for-four game on Saturday afternoon, including a two-out RBI single in the second inning, helping the Eagles to a 4-1 win. In a 10-8 loss in 10 innings in the opening game of a doubleheader on Sunday, the right-handed hitter went two-for-four with an RBI again, while also walking once and stealing a base. Maldari capped off the weekend with a three-for-four game in the second contest of the doubleheader, leading the Eagles to a 4-2 victory. He also played flawless defense at third base during the weekend, successfully converting each of his 14 chances at the position. Maldari is now second among all Emory players with a .378 batting average this season, and has added 13 runs batted in. The Eagles improved to 20-9 after their performance over the weekend.

March 31, 2014
Connor Dillman
Emory University junior Connor Dillman led the 29th-ranked Eagles to a 4-1 win over 10th-ranked Birmingham-Southern College with his second complete game effort of the season. Dillman limited the Panthers to one unearned run on five hits, en route to the victory. He struck out a season-high seven batters in the game, and walked just one batter, during the 102 pitch effort. The right-handed pitcher improved to 5-1 on the year with a 2.44 ERA, helping the Eagles take two of the three games in the series against the Panthers, and improve to 20-9 overall in 2014.

March 24, 2014
Jared Kahn
Emory University senior infielder Jared Kahn led all Emory players with a .615 batting average, eight hits, seven runs scored and three stolen bases during a sweep of a three-game series against DePauw University at Chappell Park. Hitting out of the leadoff spot all three games, Kahn added a pair of doubles, one RBI, and two walks, while reaching base at a .667 mark and recording a slugging percentage of .769. In the first game of a doubleheader on Saturday, a 10-4 Emory win, he played second base and went one-for-four with a walk, a stolen base and a run scored. He followed that with a three-for-four performance at shortstop in the second contest, scoring three runs and walking once in a 12-2 Eagles victory. Kahn rounded out the weekend with a four-for-five game as the Emory’s second baseman on Sunday, helping the Eagles to a 7-1 victory with two doubles, two runs scored, an RBI and two stolen bases. He also played perfect defense throughout the three games, failing to commit an error on 17 chances. The right-handed hitter is now batting .338 with 23 runs scored and nine stolen bases in 17 games played this year. Kahn’s performance has helped Emory to an 18-7 record this season.

March 24, 2014
Hans Hansen
Emory University freshman Hans Hansen pitched seven scoreless innings on Sunday, helping the Eagles to a 7-1 victory over DePauw University at Chappell Park. Hansen limited the Tigers to five hits and a pair of walks, while striking out five batters on a 101-pitch effort. He also made a sterling defensive play in the game, flipping the ball to catcher Jared Welch to record an out at home plate in the top of the fifth, preserving a 1-0 Eagles’ lead at the time. Hansen earned the win in the game, improving his season record to a team-best 5-1, while lowering his ERA to 3.07. Over his last two starts, Hansen is 2-0 with a 0.60 ERA during his 15 innings of work. Hansen’s efforts have helped Emory to an 18-7 record this season.

March 17, 2014
Paul Merolla
Emory University sophomore Paul Merolla pitched a complete-game shutout during the Eagles’ 11-0 win over the University of Rochester at the 2014 University Athletic Association (UAA) Championships last Wednesday. Merolla went the distance in the seven-inning affair, scattering seven hits and a walk, while striking out a career-high seven batters and throwing just 88 pitches. It was the 26th complete-game shutout in the program’s history, and the third in the last 10 years. The sophomore right-handed pitcher improved to 1-1 on the campaign, and lowered his earned run average to 5.12 with the effort. Merolla and the Eagles finished the UAA Championships with a 6-2 record, tying for the Association Title, and improving to 15-7 overall.

March 17, 2014
Brett Lake
Emory University junior left fielder and designated hitter Brett Lake finished the 2014 University Athletic Association (UAA) Championships tied for the conference lead in runs batted in, helping lead the Eagles to their 12th Association Title. Lake hit .353 for the tournament with 12 runs batted in, seven runs scored and five stolen bases on as many attempts. He added a pair of doubles, while recording a .436 on base percentage and a .412 slugging percentage during the team’s eight games. Tournament highlights for the right-handed hitter included back-to-back four RBI games against Washington University (Mo.) and the University of Rochester to open the tournament, and a two-RBI game against Rochester in the second meeting between the two teams. Lake extended his hitting streak to 22 games, the fourth-longest in school history, before the stretch came to an end on Sunday. Lake and the Eagles finished the UAA Championships with a 6-2 record, tying for the Association Title, and improving to 15-7 overall.

March 11, 2014
Brett Lake
Emory University junior Brett Lake went three-for-four with a solo home run, his second of the season, during the Eagles’ 7-6 loss at Oglethorpe University last Wednesday. Lake led off the fifth inning with a home run over the left field wall, giving the Eagles a 4-2 lead at the time. The designated hitter also had singles in the first and third innings (scoring a run in the third), and drew an RBI bases-loaded walk in the eighth inning. He has hit safely in all 14 games this season, and has a 15-game hitting streak dating back to the 2013 campaign. Lake leads all Eagles this season with a .537 average (29-for-54), 20 runs scored, seven doubles, 22 RBIs, an .815 slugging percentage and a .612 on base percentage. Lake and the Eagles stand at 9-5 overall, heading into the 2014 University Athletic Association (UAA) Championships.

March 10, 2014
Jackson Weeg
Emory University freshman Jackson Weeg pitched three and a third scoreless innings in relief during the Eagles’ 7-6 loss at Oglethorpe University on Wednesday. Weeg allowed just two hits and a walk, while striking out four during his 37-pitch outing, resulting in a no-decision. Through four appearances, including one start, and 14 innings this season, the southpaw is yet to allow an earned run, while striking out 13 and walking six. Weeg and the Eagles stand at 9-5 overall, heading into the 2014 University Athletic Association (UAA) Championships.

March 3, 2014
Wes Peacock
Emory University junior center fielder Wes Peacock hit .667 (six-for-nine) with two home runs and 11 runs batted in over three games, all wins, for the Eagles last week. During Tuesday’s 13-4 win over Oglethorpe University, Peacock went two-for-three with a run scored and four RBIs, including a three-run home run, while also drawing a walk. He followed that up by drawing a walk, scoring a run, and driving in a pair of runs during the Eagles’ 15-4 win over Rochester College (Mich.) on Saturday. Peacock rounded out the week with his best game, going four-for-four with three runs and five RBIs, including a three-run home run and a double, helping lead Emory to a 14-2 victory over Rochester. He is now batting .380 this season, and leads all Eagles with 19 runs scored and three home runs, and is tied for the team lead with 20 RBIs. His performance has helped Emory open the season with a 9-4 record.

March 3, 2014
Hans Hansen
Emory University freshman Hans Hansen earned his third win of the season during the Eagles’ 14-2 victory over Rochester College (Mich.) on Sunday. After allowing a leadoff single to start the game, Hansen retired the next 15 batters in order, leaving the game after five scoreless innings of one-hit baseball. The righty struck out three batters, while failing to walk the opponent, and has not issued a walk through his first 22 collegiate innings. Hansen now stands at 3-0 through four starts this season with a 4.09 ERA and 15 strikeouts, while holding the opposition to a .283 batting average. He has helped the Eagles open the 2014 campaign with a 9-4 overall record.

February 24, 2014
Connor Dillman
Emory University junior Connor Dillman threw the second complete game of his career during the Eagles’ 1-0 loss at Methodist University on Saturday. Dillman was the tough-luck loser in the game, allowing just one run on five hits over eight innings, while walking four and striking out four. The complete game was the second of his career, and the first by an Eagle this season. Through three starts in 2014, the right-handed pitcher is 1-1 with a 1.45 ERA and a .197 opponents’ batting average. Emory stands at 6-4 through the first 10 games of the season.

February 24, 2014
Jared Welch
Emory senior catcher Jared Welch hit a team-best .600 (six-for-10) last week with a double, two runs scored and two RBIs during three games last week. Welch also led all Eagles with a .700 slugging percentage and was second on the team with a .615 on base percentage during the week. He opened the week with a two-for-three performance, including a run and an RBI, during a 10-4 home win over LaGrange College. On Saturday, he went three-for-four during a 1-0 loss to Methodist. The right-handed hitting catcher rounded out the week with a one-for-three game against Methodist, including a double, a run and an RBI, despite the team falling by a 12-9 tally. Welch is now hitting .324 this season with three doubles, a triple and seven runs batted in. He has helped Emory get off to a 6-4 start to the 2014 campaign.

February 17, 2014
Daniel Iturrey
Emory University senior Daniel Iturrey hit .417 with a home run and four runs batted in, helping the Eagles take two of three games from Piedmont College over a weekend series. Hitting in the cleanup spot in all three games, Iturrey registered five hits in 12 at bats, adding on four walks to raise his on-base percentage to .533 for the week, while also scoring four runs and stealing a base. The left-handed designated hitter went three-for-four with a walk on Saturday, and scored the game-winning run in the bottom of the ninth to lead the Eagles to a 4-3 win. In the first game of a doubleheader on Sunday, he went one-for-three with a three-run home run in the first inning, his first of the season, while also walking twice and scoring three runs to help the squad to a 9-3 win. Iturrey played left field in the late game, going one-for-five with a stolen base and an RBI single in a 14-9 loss for the Eagles. He is now batting .360 this season with eight runs scored and eight runs batted in, in addition to three stolen bases in as many attempts. With the 2-1 week, Emory improved its record to 5-2 for the season.

February 17, 2014
Hans Hansen
Emory University freshman Hans Hansen pitched six strong innings to earn a victory against Piedmont College in the first game of a doubleheader on Sunday afternoon. Making his second-career start, Hansen allowed three runs on eight hits during a 73-pitch effort. He failed to walk a batter, while striking out six in the game, which the Eagles went on to win 9-3. Hansen is 2-0 with a 4.50 earned run average this season, and has yet to walk a hitter through 12 innings pitched. Emory took two of three games from Piedmont over the weekend, improving to 5-2 in 2014.

February 10, 2014
Brett Lake
Emory University junior Brett Lake hit .647 (11-for-17) with seven runs batted in during the Eagles’ season-opening four game road trip in California last weekend. Lake added three doubles, a triple, five runs scored, two stolen bases and a pair of walks to pace the Eagles’ offense during the trip. Batting third in the lineup in all four games, he opened the weekend with a three-for-three performance at Occidental College, driving in three runs and scoring one, walking twice and doubling in the game to help Emory to an 11-2 win. In the early game of a doubleheader against 10th-ranked California Lutheran University, the left fielder went two-for-four with a triple and a run scored in a 13-2 loss, and followed with a four-for-five performance in the late game with two runs scored, three RBIs, a pair of doubles and a stolen base to lead the Eagles to an 11-8 win over the Kingsmen. Lake wrapped up the weekend with a two-for-five performance in a 17-2 win at Pomona-Pitzer Colleges, scoring a run and driving in one as well, while stealing his second base of the season in the contest. He finished the Eagles’ opening weekend with a .941 slugging percentage and a .684 on base percentage, helping Emory open the campaign with a 3-1 record.

February 10, 2014
Connor Dillman
Emory University junior Connor Dillman pitched five scoreless innings during the Eagles’ season-opening win at Occidental College on Friday. Dillman limited the Tigers to a pair of hits and four walks, while striking out three batters during the start. The right hander earned the win in the game to improve to 1-0 on the season, and contribute to the Eagles’ 3-1 start to the campaign.

April 29, 2013
Wes Peacock
Emory University sophomore Wes Peacock hit .444 (eight-for-18) and drove in six runs over the final week of the Eagles’ 2013 season, both team-highs. During the Eagles’ 8-4 win over LaGrange on Monday, Peacock was two-for-five with a run scored and a key two-RBI single in the third inning. In the first game of a three-game series against Piedmont College, the centerfielder went three-for-five with an RBI single in the first inning, despite a 6-3 Emory loss. During a 4-2 win over Piedmont on Friday, he drove in two of the Eagles’ four runs with a bases-loaded single in the fifth inning, finishing the game two-for-four at the plate. The right-handed hitter wrapped up the week with a one-for-four, one RBI game against Piedmont in a 3-2 loss. Peacock finished the season as the Eagles’ leader with a .358 batting average and 57 hits, in addition to scoring 25 runs, driving in 21, and stealing 14 bases on 15 attempts. He helped Emory to a 22-17 record for the campaign.

April 29, 2013
Graham Bloomsmith
Emory University sophomore Graham Bloomsmith picked up two saves in a pair of relief outings during the Eagles’ final week of the 2013 season. Over his two appearances, Bloomsmith did not allow a run during 3.2 innings pitched, surrendering just one hit and two walks, while striking out three batters. Entering Monday’s game against LaGrange in the bottom of the eighth inning with a three-run lead, the right-handed pitcher held the Panthers without a hit over the final two innings, walking two and striking out one batter to earn the save in an 8-4 Emory win. On Friday, with Emory leading 4-2 and the bases loaded with one out in the top of the eighth inning, Bloomsmith struck out a batter and induced a ground out to first to end the threat, and pitched a scoreless ninth to pick up his second save of the week. He finished his sophomore campaign with a 2-2 record and a 1.30 ERA over 21 appearances out of the bullpen, and led all Eagles with six saves. Over his last 17.1 innings pitched, spanning 14 appearances, he had a 0.52 ERA and held opponents to just nine hits. Bloomsmith and the Eagles finished the season with a 22-17 overall record.

April 22, 2013
Ben Vizvary
Emory University freshman first baseman Ben Vizvary led all Eagles with a .667 batting average, a .750 slugging percentage and a .692 on base percentage last week, starting three of the team’s four games. He was eight-for-12 during the week, including a double, and drove in a team-high five runs (four of which came with two outs). During Wednesday’s 9-2 win over Maryville College, Vizvary went three-for-three with two RBIs and a hit by pitch. The left-handed hitter guided the Eagles to a 3-1 win over Methodist University on Saturday, going two-for-four with a two-out, two RBI double in the bottom of the eighth inning that gave the team its first lead of the game. He capped off the week with a three-for-five game against Methodist in a 10-6 loss on Sunday, driving in one run in the contest. Vizvary is now batting .341 this season with seven runs batted in. With a 3-1 record during the week, the Eagles now stand at 20-15 in 2013.

April 22, 2013
Paul Merolla
Emory University freshman Paul Merolla picked up his fifth win of the season with eight strong innings of work on the mound during the Eagles’ 3-1 victory over Methodist University on Saturday. Merolla started the game and carried a no-hitter into the sixth inning of the contest. He finished the game with 106 pitches over eight innings, allowing just one run on three hits, walking three and striking out three. For the season, the right-handed pitcher is 5-1 with a 3.40 earned run average. Merolla’s efforts this season have helped Emory to an overall record of 20-15.

April 15, 2013
Dylan Eisner
Emory University freshman second baseman Dylan Eisner led all Eagles in batting average, RBIs, slugging percentage and on base percentage during the team’s three games last week. Playing in three games, including a pair of starts, Eisner hit .571 (four-for-seven) with four RBIs. Against Berry College on Tuesday, Eisner helped the Eagles to an 11-6 win, going two-for-three with a run and three RBIs, including a key two RBI single in the second inning. The left-handed hitter also went two-for-three in the second game of a doubleheader against Georgia Gwinnett, helping the Eagles to a 4-1 win, driving in the first run of the game with a two-out single in the second inning. He also converted all three of his chances at second base during the week for a perfect fielding percentage. Eisner is now batting .306 this season with 11 runs batted in and eight runs scored. The Eagles improved to 17-14 in 2013 with the 2-1 record during the week.

April 15, 2013
Connor Dillman
Emory University sophomore Connor Dillman pitched six shutout innings during the Eagles’ 11-6 win at Berry College on Tuesday. Dillman allowed just three hits and two walks during his outing, while striking out a pair of batters, en route to earning the victory. The right-handed pitcher improved to 3-3 on the season with the win, while lowering his season ERA to a team-best 2.32. In addition, opponents are now batting just .223 against him this season, and he has recorded 50 strikeouts over 62 innings pitched, all team-best marks as well. Dillman and the Eagles went 2-1 during the week, and now stand at 17-14 for the year.

April 8, 2013
Jared Kahn
Emory University junior Jared Kahn hit a team-best .556 during four games last week. Kahn, hitting leadoff for Emory in all four games, went five-for-nine, including a double and two triples, in addition to leading all Eagles with a 1.111 slugging percentage, a .692 on base percentage, and five stolen bases on as many attempts. On Wednesday against 20th-ranked Birmingham-Southern College, the shortstop reached base on a walk in his only plate appearance, stole second, and scored the Eagles’ only run of the game in a 12-1 loss. He also scored the only run of the game for Emory in a 2-1 loss to Hendrix College in the first game of a doubleheader, finishing one-for-one with a single, two stolen bases, a sacrifice bunt and was hit by two pitches. In the second game of the doubleheader, an 11-4 Emory win in seven innings, Kahn matched a school record with two triples, and added a double, three runs scored, three RBIs and a stolen base. He rounded out the week by helping Emory to an 8-1 win in the rubber game against the Warriors, going one-for-four with two runs scored and a stolen base. Kahn also converted 17 of 18 chances at shortstop during the week, good for a .944 fielding percentage. The junior has a 14-game hitting streak, and is batting .354 this season, while leading all Eagles with 30 runs scored, 19 stolen bases, a .469 slugging percentage and a .451 on base percentage. With the 2-2 week, Emory now stands at 15-13 for the season.

April 8, 2013
Graham Bloomsmith
Emory University sophomore Graham Bloomsmith delivered three hitless innings of relief work for the Eagles during two appearances last week. Bloomsmith pitched a perfect ninth inning against 20th-ranked Birmingham-Southern College on Wednesday, striking out one batter during a 12-1 Emory loss. On Sunday, during an 8-1 win at Hendrix College, the right-handed pitcher closed out the game with two scoreless innings, striking out one batter and walking one. Through a team-high 14 appearances this season, Bloomsmith leads all Emory pitchers with a 1.50 earned run average, and stands at 1-2 for the year with three saves. The Eagles, who went 2-2 during the week, now stand at 15-13 during the 2013 campaign.

April 1, 2013
Dylan Finer
Emory University sophomore Dylan Finer allowed just one run over two appearances last week, including one start, and earned his first collegiate victory. Finer surrendered just six hits and one walk over seven innings of work, allowing opponents to hit just .222, and struck out a pair of batters. The southpaw led the Eagles to an 8-1 win over Covenant College on Saturday, allowing one earned run on four hits over five innings and striking out a batter in a 77-pitch effort, en route to earning his first career win. In a relief appearance on Tuesday, he helped the Eagles to a 3-1 win over Berry College, pitching a pair of scoreless innings and giving up just two hits and a walk with a strikeout over two innings, and leaving the game with a 1-0 lead. Finer is now 1-0 this season with a 3.86 ERA during his 14 innings pitched, which include three starts and five total appearances. Emory went 2-2 during the week, and now stands at 13-11 for the season.

April 1, 2013
Dylan Eisner
Emory University freshman second baseman Dylan Eisner led all Eagles in batting average and runs batted in during the team’s four games last week. Through four games, including a pair of starts, Eisner hit .571 (four-for-seven) with a double, two runs scored, three runs batted in and a pair of stolen bases on as many attempts. He finished the week with a team-high .714 slugging percentage, in addition to a .625 on base percentage. The left-handed hitter’s best performance of the week came in the early game of a doubleheader against Covenant College, a 6-5 Emory loss, during which he went two-for-three with two stolen bases, and drove in three runs with a bases-loaded double that gave the Eagles a 4-3 lead in the third inning. In Emory’s 8-1 win in the late contest, Eisner went one-for-two with a walk and a run scored. He also picked up a pinch hit single against Berry College on Tuesday, helping the Eagles to a 3-1 victory. He also played flawless defense at second base during the week, recording six putouts and three assists in his nine chances. Eisner is now batting .333 this season with three doubles, seven runs scored and six RBIs, and has a .960 fielding percentage at second base. His performance helped Emory to a 2-2 record during the week, and to a 13-11 overall record this season.

March 25, 2013
Daniel Iturrey
Emory University junior outfielder Daniel Iturrey went three-for-four with an RBI and a run scored during the Eagles’ 6-1 win over LaGrange College on Saturday. He picked up singles in each of the first, fifth and seventh innings, including an RBI hit, and a run scored in the bottom of the seventh to help secure the Eagles’ lead. Iturrey, who has started all 20 games for Emory, is now batting .278 this season with 15 runs batted in and 12 runs scored. He has helped Emory to an 11-9 record for the campaign.

March 25, 2013
Connor Dillman
Emory University sophomore Connor Dillman pitched seven shutout innings on Saturday, leading the Eagles to a 6-1 win over LaGrange College on Saturday. Dillman allowed just four hits and scattered six walks, while striking out three batters and keeping the Panthers off the scoreboard during his 108-pitch effort. He picked up the win in the game, improving to 2-2 on the season, while lowering his season ERA to 2.62. Dillman helped the Eagles win their third-straight game, as the squad improved to 11-9 for the season.

March 18, 2013
Paul Merolla
Emory University freshman Paul Merolla delivered two strong starts for the Eagles during the 2013 University Athletic Association (UAA) Baseball Championships in Sanford, Florida last week. Merolla did not allow an earned run over seven innings pitched against the University of Rochester on Sunday, leaving the game with a 3-2 lead after 105 pitches. In the no-decision, the righty allowed just two runs on seven hits, striking out three and walking one. He came back against Brandeis University the following Friday, pitching the first complete game of his collegiate career, and helping the team to a 9-4 win. Merolla allowed four unearned runs on 12 hits, while striking out two and not giving up a walk on 104 pitches, en route to the win. Over the two starts combined, he recorded a 1-0 record with a 2.25 ERA and a .288 opponents’ batting average. For the season, Merolla is 2-1 with a 3.94 ERA over five appearances, including four starts. The Eagles went 4-4 at the UAA Championships, and now stand at 10-9 this season.

March 18, 2013
Chris Slivka
Emory University freshman Chris Slivka drove in a team-best nine runs over five games played during the 2013 University Athletic Association (UAA) Championships. Emory went 4-1 in the games started by Slivka, as the freshman hit .412 (seven-for-17) with four runs scored, two doubles, a triple, a stolen base, and the nine runs batted in. His highlights from the tournament include a three-for-four performance against Brandeis, which included five RBIs, a double and a triple, and a two-for-three game against Rochester with a pair of RBIs and two walks. For the season, Slivka is now batting .429 with nine RBIs and four doubles, helping Emory to a 10-9 record for the campaign.

March 11, 2013
Connor Dillman
Emory University sophomore Connor Dillman struck out 15 batters through seven shutout innings in a no-decision against 10th-ranked Birmingham-Southern College on Wednesday. Dillman held the Panthers to just three hits and three walks, leaving the game after seven innings and 107 pitches with a 2-0 lead. The 15 strikeouts were not only a career-best for the right-handed pitcher, but also the second-most in a single game in school history, and one shy of the school record. Dillman has now struck out 31 batters through 26.1 innings this season, and is 0-1 with a 2.73 ERA. The Eagles entered the UAA Championships with a 6-5 overall record.

March 11, 2013
Jared Kahn
Emory University junior Jared Kahn went two-for-three with a run scored and four stolen bases against tenth-ranked Birmingham-Southern College on Wednesday. The four stolen bases marked a season-best by an Emory player in 2013. He also scored the first run of the game for the Eagles, giving the squad an early 1-0 lead in the second inning, and recorded outs in both of his chances at shortstop during the game. Kahn is batting .288 this season with a team-best 11 runs scored and 10 stolen bases on 11 attempts. He helped Emory to a 6-5 overall record, entering the 2013 University Athletic Association Championships.

March 4, 2013
Wes Peacock
Emory University sophomore Wes Peacock led all Eagles with a .588 batting average and five runs scored over four games last weekend. Peacock picked up 10 hits in 17 at bats, including a triple, while adding on three RBIs, a walk, and a stolen base on his only attempt. In addition, he played flawless defense in centerfield during the week with 15 putouts, leading all Emory outfielders. Hitting sixth against Maryville College (Tenn.) on Tuesday, the right-handed hitter led the Eagles to an 8-5 win, going three-for-four with a triple, two runs scored, an RBI. He picked up a hit in the Eagles’ 5-1 loss at Huntingdon College on Friday night, going one-for-four. Batting leadoff in a 14-7 loss to Huntingdon on Saturday, Peacock was three-for-five with a run scored. He rounded out the series with a three-for-four day in the two spot in the lineup, driving in two runs and scoring a pair, while also stealing a base. Peacock leads all Eagles with a .462 batting average and 10 runs scored this season, while adding on 10 RBIs and four stolen bases on as many attempts. His performance has helped the Eagles open the season with a 6-4 record.

March 4, 2013
Tyler Sprague
Emory University freshman Tyler Sprague won both of his starts during the week, allowing just five earned runs on 14 hits and four walks over 14 innings pitched. Sprague struck out nine batters, while pitching to a 3.21 ERA and limiting opponents to a .255 batting average. During Emory’s 8-5 win at Maryville College (Tenn.) on Tuesday, the righty pitched seven innings, allowing three earned runs on seven hits and a walk, while striking out seven, en route to the victory. He also earned the win during the Eagles’ 8-7 win against Huntingdon College on Sunday, allowing just two earned runs on seven hits and three walks with a pair of strikeouts over seven innings. Through the first three starts of his career, Sprague is a perfect 3-0 with a 2.14 ERA and 15 strikeouts over 21 innings, while holding opposing teams to a .250 average. The Eagles have opened the year with a 6-4 record.

February 25, 2013
Brandon Hannon
Emory University junior right fielder Brandon Hannon hit .375 (six-for-16) through four games last week, while leading the Eagles with six runs scored, six runs batted in, and five stolen bases on as many attempts. Batting out of the two-spot in the lineup through all four games, his best effort of the week came during the Eagles’ 18-8 win over Oglethorpe University, during which he went four-for-five with a triple and three stolen bases, while driving in six runs and scoring four, each one shy of the school single-game record. In splitting a double-header with Bates College on Sunday, the co-captain went a combined two-for-eight in the two games with a stolen base, and threw a runner out at the plate in the early contest. During a 6-4 loss to Washington and Lee on Tuesday, Hannon drew a walk, was hit by a pitch, stole a base and scored a run. Through the first two weeks of the season, he is leading all Eagles with a .423 batting average, eight runs scored, 11 hits, seven RBIs and six stolen bases. Hannon has helped the Eagles start the season with a 4-2 record.

February 25, 2013
Steven Summey
Emory University freshman Steven Summey pitched 5.2 scoreless innings of relief over two games last week, earning a win and a save in the process. Over the two games, he allowed just four hits and two walks, while striking out six batters and limiting opponents to a .211 batting average. Summey made his collegiate debut during the Eagles’ 18-8 win over Oglethorpe University on Wednesday, entering the game with a three-run lead and the tying run at the plate with nobody out in the fifth inning, and allowing Emory to build its advantage by pitching three scoreless innings of one-hit baseball, striking out three and walking two. On Sunday, the southpaw earned a save by closing out a 6-3 Emory win over Bates College, throwing 2.2 scoreless relief innings, scattering three hits and striking out three. Summey’s performance helped the Eagles open the season with a 4-2 record.

February 18, 2013
Jared Welch
Emory University junior catcher Jared Welch helped spur the Eagles to a pair of opening-weekend wins over Rhodes College, batting .444 (four-for-nine) with three RBIs and a team-best three stolen bases on as many tries out of the three-spot in the lineup during the two-game road series. On Saturday, Welch was two-for-four with a pair of singles, a run scored, an RBI, a walk and a stolen base. In the 8-3 victory, he tied the game at 2-2 in the top of the eighth inning with an RBI single, then stole a base and scored the game-winning run to give the Eagles a lead they would hold for the remainder of the contest. During Sunday’s 5-0 victory, the catcher went two-for-five with two RBIs, two stolen bases and a run scored, scoring the first run of the game in the third inning and driving in two in the fourth. Welch also threw out two of three runners attempting to steal against him in the game. His performance helped the Eagles open the season with a 2-0 record.

February 18, 2013
Tyler Sprague
Emory University freshman Tyler Sprague earned a victory with seven shutout innings against Rhodes College in his first collegiate appearance on Sunday, leading the Eagles to a 5-0 victory. Sprague scattered six hits and a pair of walks, while striking out six batters with the efficient 100-pitch effort. The right-handed pitcher was able to limit scoring opportunities for the Lynx, allowing just one runner past second base in the outing, and facing just six batters over the minimum. Sprague’s performance completed Emory’s opening weekend sweep of Rhodes, as the Eagles improved to 2-0 for the season.

May 21, 2012
Paul Schwendel
(Baseball) Emory University senior Paul Schwendel struck out 11 batters and allowed just one earned run during the Eagles’ 2-0 NCAA Tournament loss to 22nd-ranked DePauw University. Schwendel surrendered just five hits and a walk over his eight innings pitched, throwing his third complete game of the season.

May 7, 2012
Matt McMahon
(Baseball) Emory University sophomore Matt McMahon limited Division II North Georgia College and State University to just one run on four hits over four innings of work on Wednesday. During the 64-pitch effort, McMahon struck out three batters, while walking just one leaving the game with a 2-1 lead after four innings.

May 7, 2012
Matt Kohn
(Baseball) Emory University freshman Matt Kohn hit his first career home run during the Eagles’ 5-4 loss to Division II North Georgia College and State University on Wednesday. With the game tied 2-2 and one out in the top of the eighth inning, Kohn, who entered the game as a pinch hitter in the sixth inning, hit a go-ahead solo home run over the left field wall to put the Eagles in front in the game.

April 30, 2012
Jared Welch
(Baseball) Emory University sophomore catcher Jared Welch led all Eagles with a .500 batting average (five-for-10), in addition to a home run, seven runs scored, three runs batted in, six walks and two stolen bases in as many attempts during three wins last week. Welch, who now has a 15-game hitting streak, recorded a slugging percentage of .800 and an on-base percentage of .688 during the week.

April 30, 2012
Paul Schwendel
(Baseball) Emory University senior Paul Schwendel struck out 11 batters over seven innings to earn his sixth win of the season, during the Eagles’ 7-4 win over Oglethorpe University on Saturday. Schwendel scattered nine hits and three walks in the game, limited the Stormy Petrels to just two earned runs and four total runs during his 118 pitch effort.

April 23, 2012
Daniel Iturrey
(Baseball) Emory University junior leftfielder/ designated hitter Daniel Iturrey hit .600 (six-for-ten) with a team-high five RBIs and five walks during three games last week. Iturrey also recorded a .733 on base percentage and a .600 slugging percentage with five runs scored over the three games.

April 23, 2012
Connor Dillman
(Baseball) Emory University’s Connor Dillman matched the program’s record for wins by a freshman, earning his seventh victory of the season with seven shutout innings against Oglethorpe University during a 9-2 win on Thursday. Dillman allowed just four hits and two walks against the Stormy Petrels, striking out nine during an 84-pitch effort.

April 16, 2012
Jared Welch
(Baseball) Emory University sophomore catcher Jared Welch hit .389 with a double and three RBIs over four games for the Eagles last week. Welch was seven-for-18 during the week, adding on a team-high five runs scored, stealing a base, and throwing out three of the four runners that attempted to steal against him.

April 16, 2012
Paul Schwendel
(Baseball) Emory University senior Paul Schwendel did not allow an earned run during his second-straight complete game, leading the Eagles to a 7-2 win over Covenant College on Saturday. Schwendel carried a shutout through eight and two thirds innings in the game before allowing a pair of unearned runs with two outs in the ninth inning, en route to the victory.

April 2, 2012
Mike Bitanga
(Baseball) Emory University junior Mike Bitanga recorded a win and a save while not allowing a run over five innings against two ranked opponents last week, tying the school record for career saves. Bitanga pitched the final three and a third innings against sixth-ranked Piedmont College on Sunday, entering the game with a three-run lead.

April 2, 2012
Daniel Iturrey
(Baseball) Emory University junior outfielder/ designated hitter Daniel Iturrey hit .429 with a team-high seven RBIs and two home runs during four games against nationally-ranked opponents last week, helping the Eagles to a 3-1 record. Iturrey hit his first-career home run during the Eagles’ 17-9 win over sixth-ranked Piedmont on Saturday.

March 26, 2012
Brett Lake
(Baseball) Emory University freshman Brett Lake led all Eagles in hits, batting average, runs scored, RBIs and stolen bases during two team victories last week. Emory’s leadoff hitter batted .556 (five-for-nine) with three runs scored and three runs batted in, along with two stolen bases against Huntingdon College.

March 20, 2012
Brandon Hannon
(Baseball) Emory University sophomore Brandon Hannon led all players at the University Athletic Association (UAA) Championships with a .520 batting average during the eight-game tournament. Hannon was 13-for-25 with a tournament-high 10 runs scored and .639 on base percentage, while a UAA Championship record with 10 walks.

March 20, 2012
Connor Dillman
(Baseball) Emory University freshman Connor Dillman finished the UAA Championships with a 2-0 record and a 1.69 earned run average over two starts. Dillman recorded the first complete-game shutout by an Emory pitcher in nine seasons during the Eagles’ tournament-opening 6-0 win over Brandeis University.

March 5, 2012
Brett Lake
(Baseball – Hitter) Emory University freshman Brett Lake led the Eagles with a .429 batting average (six-for-14) during three games last week. Hitting leadoff for Emory in all three games, Lake also led all Eagles in RBIs (three) and stolen bases (four) during last week’s action.

March 5, 2012
Connor McGuiness
(Baseball – Pitcher) Emory University senior Connor McGuiness did not allow a hit in a pair of relief appearances for the Eagles last week, walking one batter and striking out three of three and a third innings pitched. During a 7-5 loss to Huntingdon College on Wednesday, McGuiness allowed just one base runner on a hit-by-pitch.

February 27, 2012
Brandon Hannon
(Baseball) Emory University sophomore Brandon Hannon hit .412 (seven-for-17) during five games last week, leading all Eagles with three doubles and five runs batted in. Hannon was two-for-four with a pair of doubles, a run scored and an RBI during a 5-2 win over Washington and Lee University on Tuesday.

February 27, 2012
Connor Dillman
(Baseball) Emory University freshman Connor Dillman was 1-1 with a 2.19 earned run average during a pair of starts last week, the first two of his collegiate career. On Tuesday, Dillman guided the Eagles to a 5-2 win over Washington and Lee University, allowing just one unearned run on six hits and two walks over six innings, while striking out six batters to earn the victory.

February 20, 2012
Mike Bitanga
(Baseball) Emory University junior Mike Bitanga pitched three scoreless innings out of the bullpen to earn a victory during the Eagles’ 4-3 extra-inning win over LaGrange College on Friday. Entering the game with the score tied at 3-3 in the top of the eighth inning, Bitanga proceeded to allow just one hit and one walk while striking out three batters.

February 13, 2012
Mike Bitanga
(Baseball – Pitcher) Emory University junior Mike Bitanga earned two saves during a pair of team victories over Berry College and 23rd-ranked Birmingham-Southern College on the opening day of the season on Friday. During a 7-4 win over Berry, Bitanga entered the game in the bottom of the ninth inning with one out and the tying run at the plate, and proceeded to get the next two batters to strikeout and fly out to secure the Eagles’ victory.

February 13, 2012
Jared Welch
(Baseball – Hitter) Emory University sophomore catcher Jared Welch hit .571 (four-for-seven) with two doubles, five runs scored and four stolen bases during two Eagle victories on opening day on Friday. During a 7-4 win over Berry College, Welch was two-for-three with a double, three runs scored, an RBI and three stolen bases, in addition to drawing a pair of walks.

April 26, 2011
Mike Bitanga
(Baseball) Emory University sophomore Mike Bitanga allowed just one run over five and a third innings last week, spanning two relief outings. Bitanga pitched a scoreless eighth inning during an 11-7 loss to NCAA Division II North Georgia College and State University, allowing a hit and a walk and striking out a batter.

April 18, 2011
Matt McMahon
(Baseball – Pitcher) Emory University freshman pitcher Matt McMahon was 1-0 with a 1.29 ERA over seven innings pitched during two relief efforts last week. McMahon held Oglethorpe University scoreless over four and a third innings of relief work, giving up just two hits and a walk, and striking out three batters.

April 18, 2011
Andrew DeYoung
(Baseball – Hitter) Emory University sophomore Andrew DeYoung hit .300 (six-for-20) with a home run, two stolen bases and a team-high six RBIs during four games for the Eagles last week. During a 13-9 win over Oglethorpe University on Tuesday, DeYoung went three-for-five with two stolen bases and a walk, in addition to scoring a run in the game.

April 11, 2011
Patrick Riebsame
(Baseball – Hitter) Emory University senior Patrick Riebsame hit .500 (nine-for-18) with two home runs and seven RBIs over the course of four games last week. During a 10-3 win at Covenant College on Saturday, Riebsame tied a school record with two home runs, en route to a three-for-five performance with three runs scored and five RBIs.

April 11, 2011
Ryan Orlovsky
(Baseball – Pitcher) Emory University relief pitcher Ryan Orlovsky pitched three and two-thirds shutout innings over the course of three games last week. Orlovsky opened his week with an inning and a third of scoreless relief work during the Eagles’ 8-6 loss to 27th-ranked Maryville College, allowing just one hit and a walk.

April 4, 2011
Ben Hinojosa
(Baseball – Pitcher) Emory University freshman Ben Hinojosa threw the first complete game by an Eagles’ pitcher in four seasons, leading the team to a 7-2 victory over Hendrix College. The right-handed pitcher held the Warriors scoreless on two hits and a walk through eight innings.

April 4, 2011
Ryan Jones
(Baseball – Hitter) Emory University first baseman Ryan Jones hit .615 (eight-for-13) with four doubles, four RBIs and four runs scored during three games last week. During a 13-6 win at eighth-ranked Birmingham Southern College on Wednesday, Jones went two-for-five with two runs scored, an RBI and a double.

March 28, 2011
Daniel Iturrey
(Baseball – Hitter) Emory University sophomore Daniel Iturrey hit .500 (seven-for-14) with three triples, five runs batted in, two runs scored and two stolen bases during five games last week. Iturrey also walked four times during the week, ending the stretch with a .929 slugging percentage and a .611 on base percentage.

March 28, 2011
Caleb Long
(Baseball – Pitcher) Emory University starting pitcher Caleb Long did not allow an earned run on six hits over two starts, both victories, last week. During the two games, Long combined to strike out 11 batters and walk six over 12 and a third innings, while holding opposing hitters to a .158 batting average.

March 21, 2011
Paul Schwendel
(Baseball – Pitcher) Emory University junior Paul Schwendel was 1-0 with a 3.86 ERA and 12 strikeouts over seven innings pitched last week. Schwendel earned the victory in his start against Huntingdon College on Saturday, striking out a career-best 10 batters over six innings and allowing just three runs on eight hits and a walk, en route to a 15-3 Emory win.

March 21, 2011
Patrick Riebsame
(Baseball – Hitter) Emory University senior Patrick Riebsame batted .538 (seven-for-13) with a home run, two triples, a double and six runs batted in during three games last week. Riebsame kicked off his week with a walk off two run home run to clinch the outright UAA Championship for the Eagles with a 9-8 win.

March 16, 2011
Mike Bitanga
(Baseball – Pitcher) Emory University sophomore Mike Bitanga did not allow an earned run in seven innings pitched at the University Athletic Association (UAA) Tournament last week, going 1-0 with two saves. Bitanga earned the win in Emory’s 9-8 come-from-behind victory over Washington University (Mo.) with two innings of one hit baseball.

March 16, 2011
Patrick Riebsame
(Baseball – Hitter) Emory University senior Patrick Riebsame hit .435 with eight runs batted in and a tournament-best two home runs during the University Athletic Association (UAA) Tournament last week. One of Riebsame’s two long balls was the walk off two-run home run against Washington University (Mo.) with two outs in the ninth.

February 28, 2011
Ryan Toscano
(Baseball – Pitcher) Emory University pitcher Ryan Toscano allowed one run in four and a third innings of relief work for the Eagles, stretching over a pair of games last week. Making just his second collegiate appearance, Toscano pitched three and a third innings against Washington and Lee University, allowing just one run on three hits and no walks.

February 28, 2011
Jay Page
(Baseball – Hitter) Emory University designated hitter Jay Page hit .364 (four-for-11) during four games for the Eagles last week. Page went one-for-one with a game-tying three run double against Washington and Lee University, lifting Emory to an 11-10 victory over the Generals on Tuesday.

February 21, 2011
Brandon Hannon
(Baseball – Hitter) Emory University outfielder Brandon Hannon led all Eagles with a .600 batting average, two doubles, a .800 slugging percentage, and a .692 on base percentage during four victories last weekend. Hannon made his first collegiate start against York College (Pa.) on Friday, going three-for-four with a run scored

February 21, 2011
Ben Hinojosa
(Baseball – Pitcher) Emory University freshman Ben Hinojosa pitched seven shutout innings during his first-career start, guiding the Eagles to a 5-0 win over Denison University. Making just his second collegiate appearance, Hinojosa scattered six hits, while striking out six and not walking or hitting a batter.

February 14, 2011
Andrew Cohn
(Baseball) Emory University third baseman Andrew Cohn hit .500 with a team-best six runs batted in during a split of a home-and-home series against Oglethorpe University to open the 2011 season. In the season-opening game, a 14-4 Emory victory, Cohn went three-for-four with four RBIs, one run scored and a double.

February 14, 2011
Chris Monaco
(Baseball) Emory University senior Chris Monaco earned an opening-day victory for the Eagles, allowing two runs on four hits over five innings pitched during the team’s 14-4 victory. Playing at home against Oglethorpe University, Monaco started the game for Emory, retiring the leadoff batter in each of his five innings of work.

April 26, 2010
Mark Mazur
(Baseball) Emory University junior Mark Mazur led the Eagles to a 9-8 walk-off win over sixth-ranked Birmingham Southern College with the game-winning hit in the bottom of the ninth inning. With the score tied 8-8 with one out and the bases loaded in the bottom of the ninth, Mazur drove a 1-2 pitch into left field to score the game-winning run.

April 19, 2010
Patrick Riebsame
(Baseball) Emory University’s Patrick Riebsame led the Eagles with a .429 batting average during four games last week. Riebsame went six-for-14, also leading the team with four runs scored and a .556 on base percentage, while driving in three runs, and stealing a base as well.

April 12, 2010
Gabe Shivers
(Baseball) Emory University centerfielder Gabe Shivers hit .526 while leading the squad in runs batted in during five games last week. Shivers started all five games for Emory, going 10-for-19 with three doubles, four runs scored and seven RBIs, in addition to two stolen bases.

April 5, 2010
Gabe Shivers
(Baseball) Emory University junior Gabe Shivers hit .571 during four games last week, including a school-record six hits in one game. Shivers went six-for-six with four RBIs, three runs scored a double and two stolen bases during Emory’s 15-7 win over LaGrange College. Shivers is now hitting .365 this season with 24 runs and eight RBIs this season.

March 29, 2010
Jonathan Reilly
(Baseball) Emory University shortstop Jonathan Reilly led all Eagles with a .625 batting average and 10 runs batted in during four games last week. Reilly finished the week 10-for-16 at the plate with three doubles and four runs scored.

March 22, 2010
Andrew Cohn
(Baseball) Emory University junior Andrew Cohn drove in three runs during Emory’s 7-5 loss to Denison University on Sunday. Cohn finished the game one-for-three with a two-run single and a pair of walks, including one with the bases loaded.

March 15, 2010
Matthew Katten
(Baseball-Pitcher) Emory University senior pitcher Matthew Katten picked up two wins in as many starts for the Eagles during the University Athletic Association (UAA) Tournament last weekend. Katten combined to pitch 13 innings for the Eagles, going 2-0 with a 1.38 ERA and eight strikeouts, holding opponents to a .224 batting average.

March 15, 2010
Dan Molnar
(Baseball-Hitter) Emory University senior Dan Molnar led all players in batting average, slugging percentage, on base percentage and walks at the University Athletic Association (UAA) Tournament last week. Molnar hit .583 (seven-for-12) with two doubles and a home run over five games, and also matched his own tournament record with nine walks. He also slugged 1.000 and had an on base percentage of .773 during the week.

March 1, 2010
Dan Molnar
(Baseball-Hitter) Emory University senior Dan Molnar hit .500 and set the school’s career walks record during five Emory games last weekend. Molnar went eight-for 16 with three doubles, a home run, six RBIs and four runs scored. The right fielder also walked four times during the week, tying the Emory record with 116 career free passes.

March 1, 2010
Matthew Katten
(Baseball-Pitcher) Emory University senior Matthew Katten pitched seven scoreless innings during Emory’s 11-0 win over York (Pa.) College on Saturday. Katten started the game for the Eagles, striking out two batters, while spreading out seven hits and two walks, to earn the victory.

February 22, 2010
Andrew Cohn
(Baseball) Emory University junior Andrew Cohn hit .364 with seven runs batted in and a home run this week during four games for the Eagles. Cohn also walked four times, scored two runs and stole a base during the week.

February 15, 2010
Brian Cournoyer
Emory University senior Brian Cournoyer pitched two and a third scoreless innings of relief during the Eagles’ season-opening game against Oglethorpe University. Cournoyer allowed just two hits and a walk in the contest, while striking out two batters.

May 4, 2009
Elliott Coor
Emory University’s Elliott Coor pitched three perfect innings during the Eagles’ 6-3 win over Division II North Georgia College and State University.