Mon, Apr. 11, 2011 - [Baseball]
WACO, Texas -- Howard Limuel of Huston-Tillotson University (Texas) and Shawn Moy of LSU Shreveport were selected as Red River Athletic Conference Baseball Co-Players of the Week for April 4-10, while David Kipp of Texas College and Anthony Luna of HT earned a share of the pitcher of the week honor for the same dates.
Limuel, a senior first baseman from Hutto, Texas, pounded out 11 hits and five RBIs in a 3-2 week for the Rams. He racked up five hits and scored three runs to open the week with a 6-5 win over Prairie View A&M University (Texas). He closed on a high note as well with a pair of three-hit games against University of the Southwest (N.M.). He homered in both games and drove in three runs for 16-9 win in the series finale. Limuel, who leads the RRAC with an average of .460, went 11-for-20 at the plate for the week with eight runs scored, a double and a triple. HT is now 8-16 in conference play and 10-22 on the season.
Moy, a senior infielder from Des Plaines, Ill., scored 11 runs and drove in six in a 5-0 week for the Pilots. Moy had a solo home run in a 9-7 win over LSU Alexandria then walked three times in the second game as LSUS completed a double-header sweep. In a three-game series with Jarvis Christian College (Texas), he drove in two runs in the second game. Moy closed it out by going 3-for-4 with five runs scored, a home run and three RBIs. He had five walks, three stolen bases and two doubles on the week. The Pilots moved to 23-1 at the top of the RRAC standings with a record of 35-10 overall.
Kipp, a sophomore pitcher from Harker Heights, Texas, won a pitching duel against the University of Texas-Brownsville by going the distance for a 2-1 win. In seven innings of work, he allowed just one run on four hits with three strikeouts. The Steers are 11-13 in the RRAC and 19-23 in all games.
Luna, a freshman pitcher from Palmview, Texas, registered a complete-game, four-hitter to cling to a 1-0 win over the University of the Southwest (N.M.). He allowed only three hits and two walks while striking out three in seven innings.
Additional player nominees included Jason Holmes of Texas Wesleyan University and Jonathan Petros of TXC. Other pitcher nominees included Zach Armstrong of UTB, Brian Hicks of Wiley College (Texas), Lawrence Lasenberry of Bacone College (Okla.), Jared Mata of LSU Shreveport, and Patrick Stanley of TWU.