Baseball's Parents Weekend a Huge SuccessSeptember 10, 2006
By CSU Sports Information
CHARLESTON, S.C. - The Charleston Southern baseball team held its first annual parent's weekend, dividing the squad into two teams for an intrasquad scrimmage on Friday, and another on Saturday.
The first scrimmage took place Friday afternoon with the "Charleston Southern" team beating the "Buccaneers" team, 12-3. The two teams shuffled in pitchers, with Ryan Rowland getting the start and throwing three innings. Mike Mead started for the Buccaneers and also went a solid three innings. Mike Myers, Joey Timmerman and Andrew White also saw action in game one.
Offensively, Stephen Herzog, David Perkins, and Michael Obuchowski led the way with 3 hits each and Lionel Greene had a homerun.
"There were a lot of great things that happened," said assistant coach Josh Walker. "We had a lot of good plays, good pieces of hitting and our pitchers were being very aggressive. We also saw some promising things from our younger pitcher's (Eric McGough, Jordan Gibson, and Peyton Tweddale), being aggressive and challenging the hitters. Mark Terifaj looked sharp and was throwing well."
Saturday morning had another good contest, with Charleston Southern edging out the Buccaneers 10-7. Defensively, both teams made a few errors, but both teams competed hard in all facets of the game. Brandon Roberts and Cody Higgins were the starters and pitched very well for three innings each. Justin Fyle, Keith Stewart and John Mark Cleaveland had a homerun each.
CSU is coming off an 18-38 season, but saw victories over the College of Charleston, Western Carolina and Coastal Carolina.