Congratulations to 2017 RHP Bryan Diehr (Lee-Davis) on his commitment to continue his baseball and academic pursuits for Coach Ray Hedrick and the Yellowjackets of Randolph-Macon College. Diehr becomes the 3rd Cardinal to matriculate to the DIII national powerhouse in Ashland following Tanner Phillips and Daniel Byrd. Well done Bryan!!!
All-State: Christian Hague Cosby,
South Region: Corey Klak Western Branch, Christian Hague Cosby, Khie Simms Clover HIll,
Conference 3: POY Christian Hague 1B Cosby, Khie Simms OF Clover Hill, Mitchell Carmody C James River, Jacob Long OF Cosby, Ryan Clawson Util Cosby
All State: Jonathan Walton Prince George, Kyle Battle Glen Allen, Tevin Tucker Prince George, Jacob Bartlett Matoaca.
South Region: Jonathan Walton 1B Prince George, Tevin Tucker SS Prince George, Jacob Bartlett OF Matoaca, Robert Fultineer P Matoaca
Conference 11: Kyle Battle OF Glen Allen, Justin Sorokowski 3B Lee Davis
Conference 12: POY Tevin Tucker, Jonathan Walton, Jacob Bartlett, Robert Fultineer, Jacob Waltman P LC Bird
Conference 16 Henry Moore Util Atlee
All State: POY Grey Lyttle, John Gregory 1B, Cayman Richardson SS, Aaron Robinson C Monacan,
All Region: POY Grey Lyttle P & DH Hanover, Aaron Robinson C Monacan, John Gregory 1B Hanover, Cayman Richardson SS Hanover
Conference 20: POY Grey Lyttle, Logan Amiss C Powhatan, Grant Keller SS Midlothian, Ross Lewis OF Powhatan
All State: Noah Murdock Colonial Heights, Steven Carpenter New Kent.
West Region: Josh Jones SS (conf 37)
VISAA All State
Eli Ottinger Benedictine, Josh Pittman Highland School,
- Nathan Kirby (So. UVA) went 8-1 for the #1 UVA Cavaliers leading the
team in Wins, Strikeouts (91), Innings pitched (85) and lowest BA against
(.180). Kirby was also named ACC Pitcher of the Year.
- Kit Scheetz (r-Fr. Va Tech) went 5-1 for the 21-31 Hokies – accounting for 25% of the teams wins. He was also 2nd on the team with 41 strikeouts and 3rd on the team with 50 innings pitched.
- Luke Scherzer (Fr. Va Tech) contributed 5 saves for the Hokies while appearing in 25 of the teams 52 games (2nd most on the team). Luke also won 2 games which had him contributing in 33% of the teams wins on the season.
- Colton Konvicka (So. LU) led Longwood University with 24 steals in 27 attempts while also starting in 43 games for the Lancers.
- Josh Gardiner (Jr. RU) led Radford to their school record setting 32 wins by leading the squad with 51 runs scored and 3 triples. Gardiner committed only 5 errors all season while starting at 2B. Josh finished the regular season with a .293 batting average with 12 doubles, 33 BB and 11 HBP.
- Daniel Bridgeman (So. RU) went 3-1 out of the pen for the Radford Highlanders while appearing in 19 games and posted a solid 3.38 ERA.
Baseball America Article
The Virginia Cardinals and Former player Tyler Allen and Cardinals head coach Rich Graham were prominently featured throughout an article in Baseball America in July of 2013.
The article can be see HERE
Maddox commits to Keydets!!!
Peyton Maddox (2014 Amherst County HS) has committed to play his college baseball for Marlon Ikenberry and the Keydets of Virginia Military Institute. Peyton played catcher and 1B for the Cardinals over the summer of 2013 and is also the High School teammate of current Cardinal pitcher Nathan Travillian. Congratulations to Peyton and the Maddox family!!!!!
4.19.13 & 4.23.13
Konvicka leads Longwood to victory again, and again.
Sunday - Colton Konvicka (Fr. Benedictine) drove in the winning run in Longwood's 2-1 victory in BigSouth Conference play against Gardner-Webb. Konvicka is batting in the leadoff spot and has raised his average to a team leading .314 on the season as he continues to make his case for Big South Freshman of the year. Full game recap HERE
Then, on Tuesday Konvicka drove in 2 (including the game winner) scored another and stole 3 bases in Longwood's 4-3 win over George Mason. Fellow Cardinal alum Joe Manion (Fr. Powhatan) pitched 1.2 innings of relief for the win giving Joe his 2nd win on the season. Konvicka now leads the Lancers with a .316 batting average and also leads the team in steals (11) and fielding pct (a perfect 1.000 in 85 chances)