Golden Eagles Receive Post Season Honors
June 1, 2011
QUINCY, CA - The Feather River College Golden Eagles baseball team finished the season with a 31-7 overall record and now some of the players are being recognized for such an outstanding season. The Golden Eagles placed seven players on the Golden Valley Conference first team and two players on the second team. The Golden Eagles also were well represented on the Golden Valley Conference All-Academic team as they placed five players on the first team. Along with the all-conference awards the Golden Eagles also received the Golden Valley Conference Player of the Year and Pitcher of the Year awards for the 2011 season.
The Golden Eagles were also well represented on the California Community College Baseball Coaches Association All-American teams. The Golden Eagles placed three players on the Northern California All-American first team and two players on the All-NorCal first team. This is the third year in a row that the Golden Eagles have placed a player on the CCCBCA All-American team.
Golden Valley All-Conference Team
Player of the Year - Jaret Bogue
Pitcher of the Year - Jerad Harvey
First Team Selections:
Pitcher - Dae Yang Kim First Base - Victor Mendoza
Relief Pitcher - Cody Anderson Infielder - Kyle Stone
Outfielder - Dayton Alexander Infielder - Casey Yocom
Outfielder - Patrick Randolph
Second Team Selections:
Infielder - Daniel Katayama Utility - Andrew Millner
Golden Valley All-Academic Team
Pitcher - Cody Anderson Pitcher - Tyler Hoelzen
Infielder - Casey Yocom Infielder - Kyle Stone
Outfielder - Dayton Alexander
CCCBCA All-American Teams
Catcher - Jaret Bogue First Base - Victor Mendoza
Pitcher - Jerad Harvey
Infielder - Kyle Stone Outfielder - Dayton Alexander
Golden Eagles Have Five Players Sign Early
December 1, 2010
QUINCY, CA - The Feather River College Baseball team had five players sign National Letter of Intents with NCAA Division 1 schools during the fall early signing period that ended on November 17th. The five players that signed early for the Golden Eagles were:
Cody Anderson, SO, RHP - Texas Christian University
Kyle Stone, SO, 2B - Jacksonville State University
Dayton Alexander, SO, CF - University of Washington
Tyler Hoelzen, SO, LHP - Sacramento State University
Dae Yang Kim, FR, RHP - University of Washington
"All five of these players are well deserving of a Division I scholarship and we are very excited for each of them as they pursue their academic and baseball careers at the next level," said head coach Terry Baumgartner. "These young men will use this early signing to spring board our 2011 club to new heights. As a program my coaches and I are very proud to have five players sign early at four great NCAA Division I schools. The good part for our 2011 team is that we still have 4-5 more players who will sign come spring time with some really good schools. My coaches and I pride ourselves in developing our players on and off the field and the signing of these five players goes to show how hard work can pay off for student-athletes in our program," Baumgartner added.
The NCAA has two signing periods in baseball, as the early signing period lasts one week and gives players and colleges the opportunity to commit before the spring season starts. The late signing period begins April 13th and ends August 1st for those players available. The 2011 Feather River baseball season opens up on Thursday, February 3rd at Merced College. The Golden Eagles open up with a single game at Merced and then travel to Taft College on Friday and Saturday for a three game series. The Taft series can be heard live via the internet radio broadcast on the Golden Eagles baseball website. To get updated stats and information on the Golden Eagles go to spincostats.com or http://gvcstats.com/ and you can also go to the Feather River College Baseball Facebook site.
Golden Eagles Place Three Players On Top 100 List
November 15, 2010
QUINCY, CA - The Feather River College Golden Eagles have placed three players on the Perfect Game Top 100 Junior College Pro Prospects list.
The Top 100 list was announced on Monday by the Perfect Game Scouting Service. The Golden Eagles are the only team in Northern California to have three players selected for the Top 100 list and they are tied for third in the country for most players on the list from one school. There were five players on the list from Northern California and Feather River has three of them.
"My coaching staff and I have worked really hard the last four years to secure the talent it takes to be successful in California,” said head coach Terry Baumgartner. “We play in one of the toughest junior college states in the country, so we are always trying to find the best players available. The credit to our success is shared by our recruiting coordinator Blake Kangas and associate head coach, Jason Gay. Our job as a coaching staff is to develop players and that is what we pride ourselves in. The players on the TOP 100 list were developed into the type of players that Pro Scouts like and Division I schools want," Baumgartner added.
The three players selected for the TOP 100 list for the Golden Eagles are:
#37 RHP Cody Anderson (Quincy, CA - SO. committed to TCU)
#70 OF Dayton Alexander (Wailuku, HI - SO. committed to UW)
#89 RHP Dae Yang Kim (Honolulu, HI - FR. committed to UW)
The link below will take you to the TOP 100 list.
The Golden Eagles also have the most players listed from the JUCO ranks from the Western Region of the country, including all JUCO schools from Idaho, Oregon, Washington, Nevada, Montana, Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, Utah, and California. Feather River also is tied for third in the country for most players on the TOP 100 list from one school.
The 2011 Feather River baseball season opens up on Thursday, February 3rd at Merced College. The Golden Eagles open up with a single game at Merced and then travel to Taft College on Friday and Saturday for a three game series. The Taft series can be heard live via the internet radio broadcast on the Golden Eagles baseball website. To get updated stats and information on the Golden Eagles go to spincostats.com or http://gvcstats.com/.
Golden Eagles Lose at Regionals Finish Season 31-7
May 9, 2011
QUINCY, CA - The Feather River College Golden Eagles baseball team saw their season come to an abrupt end over the weekend, as they lost in the Regional play-offs to Sacramento City College. The Golden Eagles, the #1 seed in Northern California, lost game one of the series on Friday by a score of 9-2, as the Golden Eagles committed four errors which led to 8 unearned runs for Sac City. On Saturday, the Golden Eagles had a 5-0 lead going into the 6th inning only to see the Panthers come back and tie the game in the 8th inning and win it in the bottom of the 9th on a walk-off base hit. The loss was the fourth one run loss of the year for the Golden Eagles and all four of those losses came in the bottom of the ninth. With the two losses, the Golden Eagles finish the season at 31-7 for their fifth straight 30 plus win season.
2011 Season Highlights
Won fifth consecutive Golden Valley Conference Championship
Won 30 plus games for the 5th consecutive season
Placed seven players on the All-Conference 1st Team
Player of the Year in the GVC (Jaret Bogue)
Pitcher of the Year in the GVC (Jerad Harvey)
Placed five players on the GVC All-Academic Team
2nd Most wins in the State
Achieved first #1 ranking in Northern California
Ranked as high as 2nd in the country
Coach Baumgartner collected his 500th win as a head coach
Led the state in seven offensive categories
Top 2 in the state in four pitching categories
Hosted the Regionals for the fifth consecutive season
Six players signed NCAA Division 1 scholarships
Golden Eagles Sweep Shasta
Win over Knights is No. 500 for Baumgartner
April 22, 2011
QUINCY, CA - Feather River Community College swept a doubleheader from Shasta College on Friday by scores of 13-3 and 5-4 to improve the Golden Eagles overall mark to 28-5 and they are now 21-2 in Golden Valley Conference play, but the victories also turned over another impressive number. Head Coach Terry Baumgartner gathered his 500th career win at the collegiate level, having coached four seasons at Feather River and 11 years at Western Oregon University. His mark in 15 years as a head coach is now 501-255.
The Golden Eagle leader is now 131-35 at Feather River, adding up to a sizzling winning percentage of .789. Baumgartner’s team is currently ranked No. 1 in the RPI, and No. 2 in the coaches poll in Northern California and is listed fourth nationally by Perfect Game. Baumgartner is just 41 years old. “I feel blessed to get to 500 victories and I hope that there are 500 more out there,” the Salem, Oregon native said. “I am fortunate to have always had great assistant coaches along side of me and hard working players. I obviously wouldn’t have one career victory without those two things.” Feather River has won five consecutive GVC titles, and the Golden Eagles currently sit on top of the conference standings in 2011. Baumgartner has been named the GVC Coach of the Year in each of his previous three seasons as the squads head coach.
Prior to arriving in Quincy, Baumgartner led Western Oregon to a 370-220 mark, never suffering a losing season in 11 years at the helm. He became the youngest head coach in school history in 1995 at the age of 24, and promptly led the Wolves to the Cascade Conference title. WOU would later place third at the 2001 NAIA World Series before the school transitioned to the NCAA Division II level. Baumgartner then directed the Wolves to their first NCAA post-season tournament in school history in 2003, and they would go on to claim a second place finish at the west region championship in 2005.
Baumgartner also played collegiately at Western Oregon as a pitcher. He prepped at Sprague High School in Salem, where he played for his father, Bill Baumgartner.
The Golden Eagles will try to add to Baumgartner’s win total and wrap up the regular season in victorious fashion with a single game tomorrow against Ohlone College and then on Thursday April 28th they host College of the Redwoods in a noon doubleheader. To get updated stats and information on the Golden Eagles go to spincostats.com or http://gvcstats.com/ and you can also go to the Feather River College Baseball Facebook site.
Golden Eagles Beat Butte and Lassen
April 19, 2011
QUINCY, CA - The Feather River College Golden Eagles are one win away from their fifth consecutive Golden Valley Conference Championship after beating Butte College and Lassen College over the weekend. The Golden Eagles lost the first game of the weekend to Butte by a score of 16-0 but came back the next day to defeat Butte 10-1 and followed that up by beating Lassen 15-5 on Sunday. With the victories the Golden Eagles are now 26-5 overall and 19-2 in GVC play.
The Golden Eagles bounced back from an embarrassing home loss to Butte on Friday by defeating the Roadrunners by a score of 10-1 on Saturday at Butte behind the pitching of sophomore Jerad Harvey. The sophomore right hander was nearly unhittable as he tossed nine innings of one hit ball, with eleven strikeouts to go with one walk. The lone hit was a two out single in the 7th off the end of the bat that dropped in front of the left fielder. From the 2nd inning until the 7th inning Harvey retired 18 batters in a row and the lone run was scored in the first inning on a throwing error. Offensively the Golden Eagles pounded out eleven hits led by sophomore Patrick Randolph and his two hits and three RBI's. Randolph got the Golden Eagles on the board first with his 2nd home run of the season, a three run shot to left that sparked the offense. Sophomore Casey Yocom also had two hits on the day with an RBI and fellow sophomore Jaret Bogue added two RBI's.
Up next the Golden Eagles will host Shasta College in a two game Golden Valley Conference series on Friday and then the Golden Eagles will host Ohlone College on Saturday in their final non-conference game of the season. Friday's doubleheader with Shasta College will begin at 2:00 pm and Saturday's contest will start at 2:00 pm. Both Friday and Saturday games can be heard live on the FRC baseball website. To get updated stats and information on the Golden Eagles go to spincostats.com or http://gvcstats.com/ and you can also go to the Feather River College Baseball Facebook site.
Golden Eagles Ranked #1
April 13, 2011
QUINCY, CA - The Feather River College Golden Eagles are ranked #1 in Northern California in two separate polls this week. The first poll is conducted by the coaches of Northern California and is called the CCCBCA Coaches Poll. The Golden Eagles received 19 of the 27 first place votes to overtake #2 ranked Diablo Valley College this week. For the fourth straight week the Golden Eagles are also ranked #1 in the RPI, which is a power rating system used by the CCCBCA to help determine playoff seedings.
Also Perfect Game just released its latest national ranking and the Golden Eagles have moved up from the #10 spot to be ranked #4 in the nation this week (click here for poll). The Golden Eagles continue Golden Valley Conference play this weekend with a two game Friday/Saturday series against Butte College and a single game against Lassen College on Sunday.
Golden Eagles Ranked #4 in the Nation
January 31, 2011
QUINCY, Calif. - The Feather River College Golden Eagles baseball team is ranked #4 in the country according to Perfect Game USA. The pre-season poll, released today, ranks the top 50 Junior College teams across the United States and the Golden Eagles were the highest ranked team in California. To access the Top 50 national rankings go to:
The listing is the school's highest national pre-season ranking in the history of the program and it is the second time in the last three years that head coach Terry Baumgartner's squad has been nationally ranked.
The 2009 Golden Eagles finished the season with a 42-5 record and #20 national ranking. "We are very excited about the pre-season ranking because it gives our program a little extra exposure nationwide," said Baumgartner. "These players understand that it is just a pre-season ranking and the only ranking that really matters is the one at the end of the season. We have a lot of baseball to play to prove we are worthy of such a high national ranking. My assistant coaches deserve a lot of the credit for recruiting such a talented bunch of players," Baumgartner added.
The 2011 Feather River baseball season opens up on Thursday, February 3rd at Merced College. The Golden Eagles open up with a single game at Merced and then travel to Taft College on Friday and Saturday for a three game series. The Taft series can be heard live via the internet radio broadcast on the Golden Eagles baseball website. To get updated stats and information on the Golden Eagles go to spincostats.com or http://gvcstats.com/ and you can also go to the Feather River College Baseball Facebook site.
Golden Eagles Sweep Lassen College
April 11, 2011
QUINCY, CA - The Feather River College Golden Eagles swept a four game Golden Valley Conference series against Lassen College to complete a seven games in seven day stretch, that saw the Golden Eagles run their winning streak to eleven games. The Golden Eagles defeated the Cougars by scores of 19-3, 9-3, 9-1, and 3-2. With the sweep, Feather River Head Coach Terry Baumgartner collected his 497th career win in his 14th season as a college head coach. The Golden Eagles improved their record to 24-4 overall and 17-1 in conference.
In game one played on Wednesday at the Eagles Nest, the Golden Eagles pounded out 23 hits and scored in every inning but one to cruise to the 19-3 victory. Every starter in the line-up for the Golden Eagles had at least one hit in the game, led by sophomore Dayton Alexander and freshman Andrew Millner and their three hits apiece. Sophomores Jaret Bogue and Victor Mendoza each added two doubles with Bogue adding three RBI's on the day. On the mound for the Golden Eagles, sophomore Tyler Hoelzen picked up his second win of the season by throwing seven innings, allowing six hits, and zero earned runs. Freshmen Beau Hodge and Millner each pitched a scoreless inning to finish off the Cougars.
Games two and three of the series shifted to Susanville on Saturday with more of the same results for the Golden Eagles as they were able to sweep the doubleheader by scores of 9-3 and 9-1. In game one of the doubleheader sophomore Victor Mendoza led a 14 hit offensive attack with three hits, three RBI's, a double and his first home run of the season. Fellow sophomore's Dayton Alexander and Jaret Bogue also added three hits, with Bogue also collecting two RBI's and two doubles. On the mound for the Golden Eagles sophomore Jerad Harvey picked up his seventh win of the season. Harvey scattered three hits over eight innings and struck out four, freshman Andy Amaro came on and pitched the ninth giving up one hit and one unearned run to close out the victory. In game two of the doubleheader the Golden Eagles once again used strong pitching from a trio of pitchers on their way to a 9-1 victory. Sophomore Cody Anderson got his second start of the season and pitched seven strong innings, as he picked up his fifth win of the season by allowing one hit, one run, while striking out eight batters. Freshmen Dae Yang Kim and Beau Hodge each pitched a scoreless inning of relief. Offensively the Golden Eagles smacked around eleven hits and were led by sophomore Casey Yocom and freshman Daniel Katayama as they each had two hits in the game. Freshman catcher Sean Ryan scored three runs and drove in two runs with his first home run of the season.
Game four of the series came back to the Eagles Nest on Sunday and was a tight contest throughout as both teams struggled offensively, but the Golden Eagles rode the bat of sophomore Victor Mendoza to win 3-2. Mendoza led the Golden Eagles with three hits and freshman Daniel Katayama provided a two RBI single in the fourth and sophomore Dayton Alexander added a sac fly in the seventh to provide the only runs the Golden Eagles would need. On the mound Freshman Alex Vetter picked up the win in his first start of the season. Vetter pitched the first five innings allowing four hits, one run, he walked one and struck out three batters. Freshamn Dae Yang Kim came on in the ninth with two runners on base to pick up his first save of the season.
Feather River Sweeps Siskiyous
April 5, 2011
QUINCY, CA - The Feather River College Golden Eagles finished off a six games in seven days stretch by sweeping the College of the Siskiyous in GVC play. The Golden Eagles played all three games of the series at their home ballpark and they enjoyed the friendly confines of the Eagles Nest as they won each game by ten runs. They defeated College of the Siskiyous by scores of 14-4, 10-0, and 15-5 to improve their season record to 20-4 and their conference record is now 13-1.
The Golden Eagles started off game one slowly as they fell behind early 3-0 and 4-2 before getting into a groove and winning 14-4. Offensively the Golden Eagles pounded out eighteen hits, led by their sophomores Kyle Stone, Patrick Randolph, Victor Mendoza, and Jaret Bogue as they each had three hits in the game one victory. Bogue finished game one with five RBI's and a home run as well. Fellow sophomore Casey Yocom added two hits as well for the Golden Eagles. On the mound, sophomore Cody Anderson came on in relief in the 2nd inning with one out and limited Siskiyous to four hits in his 6 2/3 innings of work to pick up his fourth victory of the season. Anderson walked two and struck out a career high ten and his dominant performance. In game two the Golden Eagles turned a pitchers duel into a route with eight runs in the bottom of the seventh inning on their way to the 10-0 seven inning victory. On the mound sophomore Jerad Harvey tossed seven shutout innings and limited Siskiyous to two hits while striking out seven to run his season record to 6-2. Offensively the Golden Eagles pounded out thirteen hits led by sophomore catcher Jaret Bogue and his three hits and two RBI's. Fellow sophomores Steven Johnson, Kyle Stone, and Victor Mendoza also added two hits apiece for Feather River with Stone and Mendoza also adding two RBI's.
Game three of the series was supposed to be played at Siskiyous but due to an unplayable field both teams decided to play in Quincy. Feather River was the visitor for game three and they started off scoring runs early as they plated two in the first, one in the third, and seven in the fourth on their way to the 15-5 victory. Offensively the Golden Eagles were able to pound out 21 hits as they hit two triples and four doubles. Leading the way for the Golden Eagles with three hits each were sophomores Dayton Alexander, Patrick Randolph, and Victor Mendoza and freshman Sean Ryan. Alexander had two triples on the day and Randolph drove in three runs. On the mound freshman right hander Dae Yang Kim threw five solid innings to pick up his fifth win of the season. Four relievers combined to throw two hit ball over the final four innings while striking out ten.
Feather River Sweeps Redwoods
April 1, 2011
QUINCY, CA - The Feather River College Golden Eagles swept a Golden Valley Conference series from College of the Redwoods. The Golden Eagles are now 17-4 on the season and 10-1 in conference.
Tuesday, March 29th
The Golden Eagles had to travel to Shasta College to get their three game GVC series in with College of the Redwoods, due to unplayable conditions at Redwoods. The Golden Eagles swept the doubleheader by scores of 9-6 and 19-2. In game one, sophomore right hander Jerad Harvey tossed a 3 hitter with 7 strikeouts for the first six innings and freshman Andrew Millner came on to pitch a perfect ninth inning for his third save of the season. Offensively the Golden Eagles totaled 11 hits with sophomore shortstop Casey Yocom leading the way with his three hits and three RBI's. In game two, the Golden Eagles scored at least two runs in every inning to cruise to a 19-2 victory. The Feather River offense pounded out 15 hits led again by Yocom and his three hits and three RBI's. Four other Golden Eagles produced two hits in the game including sophomores Dayton Alexander and Kyle Stone as well as freshmen Andrew Millner and Cody Gappa. On the mound freshman Dae Yang Kim picked up his fourth victory of the season by pitching one hit shutout baseball for five innings.
Wednesday, March 30th
The Golden Eagles put game three of the series away after an eight run fourth inning on their way to a 12-1 victory. The Feather River offense pounded out thirteen hits led by sophomores Victor Mendoza and Casey Yocom. Freshman Andrew Millner also chipped in with two hits and two RBI's to go along with a scoreless inning on the mound in the seventh. Sophomore left hander Tyler Hoelzen picked up his first victory of the season as he went five innings, allowing five hits and striking out three. The Golden Eagles bullpen pitched the final four innings allowing only two hits and striking out six. Sophomore Cody Anderson, and freshmen Beau Hodge and Andy Amaro each threw a shutout inning.
Feather River Sweeps Butte
March 14, 2011
QUINCY, CA – The Feather River College Golden Eagles used stellar pitching and timely hitting to sweep a Golden Valley Conference three game series from rival Butte College over the weekend. The Roadrunners from Butte College came into the series with a 15-0 record and a #2 ranking in Northern Californina, while the Golden Eagles were ranked #3. The Golden Eagles won the first game of the series at Butte College by a score of 6-2. The two teams then resumed the series in Quincy and played Saturday’s doubleheader at the Eagles Nest where the Golden Eagles won game one by a score of 12-1 and game two by a score of 13-7. With the sweep the Golden Eagles are now 12-3 overall and 5-0 in conference play.
On Friday at Butte, the Golden Eagles scored three runs in the third and three runs in the ninth to beat the Roadrunners by a score of 6-2. The Golden Eagles pitching staff was the difference as they allowed five hits, 1 earned run, and struck out six on the day. Sophomore Jerad Harvey had his third consecutive solid start as he went 7 1/3 innings, allowing four hits, 1 run, and he struck four. Freshman Andrew Millner picked up his third save of the season by striking out the final two hitters in the ninth with the bases loaded. Offensively the Golden Eagles were able to pound out 13 hits, but stranded 11 baserunners in the game. Sophomore Kyle Stone led the offensive output with three hits, two runs scored, and he drove in one run. Fellow sophomores Victor Mendoza, Casey Yocom, and Jaret Bogue also contributed two hits each, as did freshman Daniel Katayama.
On Saturday the two teams brought the rivalry to Quincy and the Golden Eagles were able to prevail with two victories on the day. In game one the Golden Eagles were able to score in five of their eight innings to cruise to a 12-1 victory. Offensively the Golden Eagles pounded out 15 hits and three of those were for home runs. Sophomore Dayton Alexander led off the game for Feather River with a home run, as part of his two hit performance in game one, and fellow sophomores Patrick Randolph and Jaret Bogue also added round trippers. Bogue’s home run came in the eighth with the bases loaded to finish off the scoring for the Golden Eagles. Sophomore Kyle Stone led the hit parade with four hits in game one to go along with his three runs scored. Not to be outdone in game one was the pitching of freshman Dae Yang Kim as he tossed eight innings of four hit ball, allowing one run, and striking out five. Fellow freshman Alex Vetter tossed a hitless and scoreless ninth inning while striking out two.
In game two the Golden Eagles banged out another thirteen hits and scored in six of their eight offensive innings on their way to winning a slugfest 13-7 over the Roadrunners. Sophomore Dayton Alexander led the way offensively with his three hits, three runs scored, two RBI’s and a solo home run. Sophomore’s Kyle Stone and Casey Yocom each added two hits apiece, with Yocom also adding two RBI’s to his day. On the mound freshman Andy Amaro picked up the victory in relief, as he went 3 2/3 innings allowing five hits, one run, while striking out five to get his second win of the season. The bullpen for the Golden Eagles allowed one run in 5 2/3 innings of work, as sophomore Cody Anderson pitched a scoreless eighth and freshman Andrew Millner pitched a scoreless ninth to finish off the sweep of the previously undefeated Roadrunners.
Up next for the Golden Eagles is a three game Golden Valley Conference series with Shasta College in Redding. The first game of the series will be on Friday, March 18th at 2:00 pm and the series will conclude with a doubleheader on Saturday, March 19th at noon at Shasta College. To get updated stats and information on the Golden Eagles go to spincostats.com or http://gvcstats.com/ and you can also go to the Feather River College Baseball Facebook site.
Golden Eagles Sweep Siskiyous To Open Conference Play
March 6, 2011
QUINCY, CA - The Feather River College Golden Eagles opened Golden Valley Conference play by sweeping the College of the Siskiyous on Friday by scores of 12-0 and 5-1. The Golden Eagles tough pre-season schedule allowed them to enter GVC play with a 7-3 record and a #4 ranking in the first RPI of the spring. With the sweep the Golden Eagles are now 9-3 on the season and 2-0 in GVC play.
In game one of Friday the Golden Eagles hammered out twelve hits enroute to the 12-0 victory. Leading the way at the plate for the Golden Eagles were a trio of sophomores; Brett Wise, Kyle Stone, and Jaret Bogue. Wise had two hits, scored three runs, stole three bases, and drove in three runs. Stone added three RBI's, and Bogue added two hits and an RBI. On the mound for Feather River, sophomore Jerad Harvey had his third strong start of the season as he went five innings, allowing one hit while striking out four. Freshmen Alex Vetter and Chase Tokunaga each pitched a hitless and scoreless inning to finish off the win.
Game two was scoreless through the first five innings before the Golden Eagles got on the board with three runs in the sixth and two in the eighth to win 5-1. The pitching staff for Feather River was once again turned in another strong performance as they allowed one run and three hits in nine innings of work. Freshman Dae Yang Kim picked up his second victory of the season with 5 2/3 innings of one hit baseball while striking out six. Sophomores Tyler Hoelzen and Cody Anderson, and freshmen Andy Amaro and Andrew Millner finished up the final 3 1/3 innings not allowing a run and giving up two hits to seal the victory. Offensively the Golden Eagles managed nine hits, with Sophomore Kyle Stone leading the way with two hits and an RBI. Freshman Daniel Katayama had the big hit for the Golden Eagles in the eighth with a two RBI single to right field.
Golden Eagles Continue Strong Start on the Road
February 14, 2011
QUINCY, Calif. - The Feather River College Golden Eagles baseball squad continued its strong start on the road as it took on the Big 8 conference in Sacramento over the weekend and finished with a 2-1 road record. The Golden Eagles beat Cosumnes River on Thursday by a score of 2-1. On Friday the Golden Eagles handed American River their first loss of the season by a score of 10-2. Then on Saturday the Golden Eagles lost to Sierra College by a score of 9-2, as the Golden Eagles committed three errors in the loss. The Golden Eagles are now 5-2 on the season.
In Thursday's game against Cosumnes River it was a highly intense ballgame throughout as the Golden Eagles held on for the 2-1 victory. Sophomore Kyle Stone broke a 1-1 tie in the top of the 7th with a lead off home run to provide the deciding margin for the Golden Eagles. The Golden Eagles were only able to muster 5 hits in the game and Stone had three of those hits. On the mound for the Golden Eagles freshman Dae Yang Kim earned his first college win. Kim went six strong innings allowing five hits, one run, and striking out two. Freshman Andrew Millner picked up his first save by pitching a scoreless 1 2/3 innings. Cosumnes had runners on first and third in the bottom of the ninth with one out, when Golden Eagle sophomore first baseman Victor Mendoza snagged a line drive and touched first for the double play to end the game.
Friday's contest with American River saw the Golden Eagles overcome an early 1-0 deficit by scoring four runs in the third as they beat the Beavers 10-2. The Golden Eagles pounded out 13 hits and they had four hitters have multi hit games led by sophomore Dayton Alexander and his three hits and three runs scored. Fellow sophomores Mendoza and Stone each tallied two hits in the game as well for the Golden Eagles. On the mound sophomore Cody Anderson came on in relief to throw five shutout innings to collect his second win of the season, he allowed one hit and struck out three.
In saturday's contest the Golden Eagles committed three errors that led to four unearned runs as they lost to Sierra College by a score of 9-2. The Golden Eagles committed two errors in the first with two outs that led to two unearned runs and they couldn't recover from the early deficit. The Golden Eagles were able to get nine hits but they couldn't get the big hit when they needed it. Sophomore Casey Yocom led the Golden Eagles offense with three hits, sophomore Victor Mendoza and freshman Austin Bali each collected two hits as well.
The 2011 Feather River baseball season continues with a trip to Yuba College this weekend. The Golden Eagles play a single game on Friday and a doubleheader on Saturday against Yuba College. To get updated stats and information on the Golden Eagles go to spincostats.com or http://gvcstats.com/ and you can also go to the Feather River College Baseball Facebook site.
Golden Eagles Start Season With Succesful Road Trip
February 6, 2011
QUINCY, Calif. - The Feather River College Golden Eagles baseball team started the 2011 season with a four game road trip to the Central Valley area of California to take on Merced College and Taft College. The Golden Eagles beat Merced College in the season opener on Thursday, by a score of 6-5. On Friday the Golden Eagles traveled to Taft and dropped a 3-2 decision to the Cougars, but bounced back on Saturday to sweep a doubleheader from Taft by scores of 11-7 and 7-1. The Golden Eagles finished their first road trip of the season with a 3-1 record.
The Golden Eagles beat the Merced College Blue Devils 6-5 in the season opener for both clubs at Merced College. The game lived up to all the expectations after these two clubs have squared off in two of the last three years in the Regionals. The Golden Eagles scored the winning run in the top of the ninth on a Dayton Alexander lead off home run, his 2nd homer of the game and Andrew Millner held of the Blue Devils in the bottom of the ninth by stranding the tying and winning runs on base. The Golden Eagles pounded out eleven hits in the game, led by sophomore Dayton Alexander and his three hits. Fellow sophomores Patrick Randolph and Casey Yocom each added two hits. On the mound for the Golden Eagles, freshman Dae Yang Kim overcame some early inning jitters to pitch seven solid innings and earn his first collegiate win. Kim gave up 6 hits, 3 runs, walked 2 and struck out 7 in his Golden Eagle debut. Fellow freshman Andrew Millner picked up the victory by throwing the final two innings.
The opening game of the Taft series on Friday was a tight game throughout, as the Golden Eagles tied the game at 2 in the top of the ninth only to see Taft score the game winning run on a passed ball with 2 outs in the bottom of the ninth to lose 3-2. The Golden Eagles struggled offensively as they could only produce six hits and they stranded 12 baserunners in the contest. Sophomores Kyle Stone and Victor Mendoza each had two hits for Feather River. Sophomore Tyler Hoelzen started and pitched six plus solid innings in the no decision, as he gave up six hits, two runs, walked three, and struck out seven. Freshman Andy Amaro suffered the loss in his Golden Eagles debut, but he was effective as he pitched 2 1/3 solid innings of relief, only allowing one hit and zero earned runs.
In game one on Saturday, the Golden Eagles bats woke up as they pounded out 17 hits in the 11-7 victory as eight of the nine starters had two hits or more each. Sophomore Kyle Stone led the hit parade with three hits, fellow sophomore Brett Wise added three RBI's, and freshman Andrew Millner added a two run homer. On the mound sophomore Cody Anderson got the win in his first collegiate start and freshman Alex Vetter earned his first college save with four solid innings of relief. In the nightcap of the doubleheader, the Golden Eagles used strong pitching to shut down the Taft Cougars offense. Sophomore Jerad Harvey made his Golden Eagles debut with 6 1/3 innings of three hit ball, walking one, allowing no earned runs, and striking out three in his start. A trio of freshman finished up the game for the Golden Eagles with Grant Golesh striking out one in his one inning of work, Andy Amaro and Andrew Millner combined to finish up the final 1 2/3 innings by striking out two and not allowing a run. The Golden Eagles offense was once again sparked by Kyle Stone as he had three doubles to lead the 16 hit barrage in game two. Fellow sophomores Jaret Bogue and Brett Wise each added two hits, and freshmen Andrew Millner and Daniel Katayama also provided two hits apiece.
The 2011 Feather River baseball season continues with a trip to Sacramento this weekend. The Golden Eagles open up Thursday with a single game at Cosumnes River College, on Friday they are at American River College, and on Saturday the Golden Eagles finish upthe weekend with Sierra College. To get updated stats and information on the Golden Eagles go to spincostats.com or http://gvcstats.com/ and you can also go to the Feather River College Baseball Facebook site.