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NCAA Atlanta Regional Post-Game Notes

May 30, 2009

MISCELLANEOUS
• Elon advances to play the loser of tonight’s Georgia Tech-Southern Mississippi game tomorrow at 3 p.m., while Georgia State is eliminated from the NCAA Atlanta Regional.

ELON (41-17)
• 2B Bennett Davis’ first-inning home run was his fourth in his first two games of the NCAA Atlanta Regional. Davis, who went 4-for-4 with three homers yesterday, hit four home runs in his first five at bats of the regional.
• Davis reached base safely in each of his first six plate appearances of the Regional before finally making an out in the fourth inning.
• Starting pitcher Jimmy Reyes set a new career high with 14 strikeouts, his 4th double-figure strikeout game of the season. Reyes previously struck out 13 batters on May 1 vs. Wofford.
• Reyes raised his season strikeout total to 101, and becomes just the fourth player in Elon history to record a 100-strikeout season.
• Reyes (8-0) earned his first win since April 24 vs. Samford, snapping a streak of four straight no-decisions.
• The Phoenix hit two home runs today, adding to their NCAA-leading total. They have hit 137 home runs in 2009.

GEORGIA STATE (39-22)
• Starting pitcher Ryan Moore, who allowed four runs in seven innings, suffered his first loss since March 6 vs. Xavier (a streak of 10 starts without a loss).
• RF Matt Van Horn played in his 60th game of the season today, setting a new Georgia State record.
• Georgia State played its 61st game today, a school record.
• DH Derek Simmons hit his 13th home run of the season, moving him into a tie for 9th place on the school single-season list.
• LF Michael McCree extended his hitting streak to 12 games.
• 3B Marc Mimeault’s fourth-inning double gave him 77 hits for the season, tying him for second on Georgia State’s single-season list. The school record is held by Bradley Logan (85 in 2008).

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