2012 Winston-Salem State Baseball

  • WSSU’S AARON JONES ADDS ANOTHER POSTSEASON HONOR
    June 14, 2012
    HICKORY, N.C. – The North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association (NCCSIA) has just released its 2012 All-State College Division Baseball Team, and WSSU’s Aaron Jones has been selected as an infielder for the 2012 team.
  • WSSU's GERMAN REYES NAMED TO COLLEGE BASEBALL LINEUP DII ALL-STAR TEAM
    June 04, 2012
    WINSTON-SALEM, NC - Winston Salem State University rising senior shortstop, German Reyes, has been named to the Second Annual College Baseball Lineup Division II All-Star Team.
  • Current WSSU Rams Baseball Players To Compete In Highly Competitive Collegiate Summer Leagues Throughout Country
    May 29, 2012
    WINSTON-SALEM, NC - Members of the successful 35-win Winston-Salem State baseball team will have miniscule downtime this summer as they will spend the next three summer months playing in highly competitive collegiate summer baseball leagues across the country.
  • Rams Duo Earns CIAA All-Academic Honors
    May 25, 2012
    HAMPTON, VA – The Winston-Salem State duo of junior baseball player Aaron Jones and sophomore Zachary Sheets were both named to the 2011-12 Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Commissioner’s All-Academic Team. The student-athletes were honored for their excellence both in the classroom and on the field of play.
  • WSSU RAMS BASEBALL PLAYERS EARN REGIONAL HONORS
    May 21, 2012
    WINSTON-SALEM, NC – Several Winston-Salem State University Rams baseball players are getting well earned post season honors for their play on the diamond in 2012.
  • WSSU Rams Hold on For A 6-5 Win over Shepherd In NCAA DII Atlantic Regional Baseball Tournament
    May 18, 2012
    West Lake, PA -- The Winston-Salem State University Rams rebounded and held on for a thrilling 6-5 win over Shepherd University, to advance in the NCAA DII Atlantic Regional Baseball Tournament on Friday.
  • Rams Fall 3-2 to Seton Hill In NCAA DII Atlantic Regional
    May 17, 2012
    The Winston-Salem State University Rams came up one run short in their effort to pull off the upset of #1 seed, Seton Hill, as the Rams fell 3-2 to the Griffins in the opening round of the NCAA DII Atlantic Regional Baseball Tournament on Thursday.
  • WSSU Rams Baseball To Face Seton Hill In NCAA Division II Atlantic Regional
    May 15, 2012
    WINSTON-SALEM, NC -- The Winston-Salem State University Rams will make their second consecutive appearance in the NCAA Division II Atlantic Regional after being selected as the #6 seed in the region.
  • Mallards Hire Keith Ritsche as Pitching Coach
    April 24, 2012
    Madison, WI - The Madison Mallards are pleased to announce the signing of Keith Ritsche as their pitching coach for the 2012 season. Ritsche comes from Winston-Salem State University where he is in his second year as the pitching coach for the Rams.
  • Rams Take 6-1 Win Over Chowan to Win Back-to-Back CIAA Championships
    April 21, 2012
    PETERSBURG, VA- The Winston-Salem State University Rams (34-17) earned their second consecutive CIAA Baseball Championship with a 6-1 victory over Chowan University Saturday afternoon at Whaley Colbert Field. The Rams took the win behind some stellar defensive play, along with some quality offensive efforts.
  • WSSU Rams Dispatch Lincoln Tigers; Set For CIAA Championships
    April 17, 2012
    The Winston-Salem State university Rams Baseball Team wrapped up the CIAA ‘s regular season title with a 25-2 whitewashing of Lincoln University of Pennsylvania on Sunday morning. Winston-Salem State University traveled to West Chester, Pa this past weekend and took two of three from the Lincoln University Tigers. The WSSU Rams improved to 31-17 overall, and 15-3 in the CIAA. Lincoln University falls to 6-23 overall and 4-14 in the CIAA. The Rams dropped game one on Saturday, 3-1, before running roughshod over the Tigers in the next two games. WSSU outscored Lincoln University 37-2 in the final two games of the weekend series, including a 25-2 whitewashing in the final game. The red-hot Rams had seven players to hit over .400 over the weekend, with German Reyes (2B, R/R, 6-2, 205, Jr, San Pedro De Macoris, DR), topping the heap swinging his bat at a .571 clip. Reyes was 8 for 14 with three home runs, three doubles and six runs scored, while driving in eight. Reyes went 5 for 7 with seven rbi and four runs scored in the 25-2 win over Lincoln. Brandon Harrison (CF, R/R, 6-0, 170, Jr, Kernersville, NC) and Dominque Fitzgerald (OF, R/R, 6-0, 190, Jr, Danville, VA) each batted .500 with Harrison going 6 for 12 with two doubles, two rbi, and four runs scored, while Fitzgerald went 5 for 10 with two home runs, one double and three runs scored. WSSU, the defending CIAA Champions, will be the top seed in this week’s 2012 Spring Championships - Baseball Tourney. Chowan finished the season in second at 14-4 in the CIAA, while Virginia State finished 12-6 and St. Augustine’s rounded out the top half with a 10-8 conference mark. Winston-Salem State will face off with Virginia State at 10:00am on Thursday at Virginia State’s Whaley Colbert Field. NCAA Ram Rankings Notables: As a team, the WSSU Rams are ranked in the NCAA DII Top 10 in eight different categories. The Rams are ranked 10th in batting average (.335); 5th in runs scored (348); 3rd in hits (518); 3rd in doubles (113); 7th in doubles per game (2.4); 7th in home runs (40); 3rd in sacrifice flies (29); and 3rd in double plays (46). Individually, the WSSU Rams are also well represented in the Top 25 of many categories. Batting Average: Aaron Jones, 5th (.472) and German Reyes, 13th (.432); Runs: German Reyes, t-17th (49), Paco Martin, t-17th (49); Hits: Aaron Jones,1st (77), Paco Martin, 3rd, (73), German Reyes, 7th (70); Doubles: German Reyes, 3rd (19), Paco Martin, 6th (18), Aaron Jones, 12th (17), Michael Robbins, 19th (16); Doubles per game: German Reyes, 23rd (0.43); Home Runs: German Reyes, 25th (9); Runs Batted In: Aaron jones, 7th (54); German Reyes, 15th (49); Slugging Percentage: German Reyes, 18th (0.741); Total Bases: German Reyes, 8th (120), Aaron Jones, 12th (114); On Base Percentage: Aaron Jones, 7th (0.550); Sacrafice Flies: Paco Martin, 5th (7), Aaron Jones, 24th (5); Victories: Adam Satanoff, 2nd (9).
  • WSSU's Aaron Jones Named CIAA Baseball Player of the Year
    April 17, 2012
    Hampton, VA – The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association, in conjunction with the CIAA Baseball Coaches Association, has announced its selections for the 2012 All-Conference, All-Rookie Team and Player of the Year, and WSSU’s Aaron Jones takes home the CIAA’s top honor.
  • Winston-Salem State University Rams Dominate Benedict Tigers, 18-1
    March 29, 2012
    GREENSBORO, N.C. -- German Reyes went 5 for 7, and Joseph Herbert pitched seven innings giving up just one hits and one run, to lead the Winston-Salem State University Rams to a 18-1 blowout victory over the Benedict College Tigers at NewBridge Bank Park in Greensboro, N.C.
  • Errors Cost Rams In 11-6 Loss At UNC-Pembroke
    March 27, 2012
    PEMBROKE, N.C. -- Costly errors doomed the Winston-Salem State University Rams in an 11-6 loss to UNC-Pembroke on Tuesday evening at Sammy Cox Field in Pembroke, NC.
  • WSSU Rams Sweep Falcons
    March 18, 2012
    WINSTON-SALEM, NC -- The Winston-Salem State University Rams baseball team completed a 4-0 sweep over St. Augustine’s College over the weekend, to push their record to 20-14 overall and 8-2 in the CIAA.
  • Rams Score 5-1 Win Over Virginia State
    March 10, 2012
    ETTRICK, VA – The Winston-Salem State Rams improved to 3-1 in Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) play when the team took a 5-1 win over the Virginia State Trojans, Saturday. The Rams recorded nine hits in the game while holding the Trojans to just five in the game.
  • Rams Shut Out Virginia State for 1-0 Win in CIAA Opener
    March 10, 2012
    PETERSBURG, VA – The Winston-Salem State Rams took a 1-0 win over the Virginia State Trojans, Saturday. With the win, the Rams improved to 3-1 in Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) play when the team held on for a shutout win over the Trojans.
  • Rams Rally Falls Short in 7-4 Loss to Chowan
    March 04, 2012
    MOCKSVILLE, NC – The Winston-Salem State Rams (11-11, 1-1- CIAA) mounted a late rally, but the team could not pull out the win in a tough 7-4 loss to the Chowan Hawks (9-9, 1-1 CIAA), Sunday evening at Rich Park in nearby Mocksville, N.C. Though the Rams mounted a furious seventh-inning rally, the Rams could not hold on to pick up the win to take their first conference loss of the season.
  • Rams Rally for 3-2 Win Over Chowan in CIAA Opener
    March 04, 2012
    MOCKSVILLE, NC – The Winston-Salem State Rams (11-10, 1-0 CIAA) opened Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) play on a high note with a 3-2 win over the Chowan Hawks (8-9, 0-1 CIAA), Sunday afternoon at Rich Park in Mocksville, N.C. After allowing a pair of early runs, the Rams scored three unanswered runs to take home the victory and opened conference play with a 1-0 record.
  • Rams Sweep Double Header From Paine College
    February 23, 2012
    WINSTON-SALEM, NC – The Winston-Salem State University Rams kept their bats hot in route to a double header sweep over Paine college, Thursday in Winston-Salem, 3-0 and 16-10.
  • WSSU Rams Baseball Tops Brevard Tornadoes, 6-4
    February 14, 2012
    ASHEBORO, NC -- Travis Moore and Paco Martin each went 3 for 4, and Brandon Harrison was 2 for 3 with his second home run of the season, as the Winston-Salem State University Rams defeated the Bevard College Tornadoes, 6-4 in Ashboro, NC on Tuesday.
  • Rams Drop Double Header to #7 Millersville Marauders
    February 12, 2012
    WINSTON-SALEM, NC – The Winston-Salem State University Rams baseball team dropped a double header to the #7 ranked Millersville University Marauders on Sunday afternoon at BB&T Ballpark, 8-6 in 11 innings and 8-7 in nine innings.
  • WSSU Rams Baseball Splits Double Header With #7 Millersville Marauders
    February 11, 2012
    WINSTON-SALEM, NC -- Winston-Salem State University spilt a doubleheader today with #7 Millersville University, dropping game one 9-5, before taking the second game, 6-5.
  • RAMS BASEBALL, BASKETBALL AND TENNIS HIGHLIGHTS BIG SPORTS WEEKEND AT WSSU
    February 10, 2012
    WINSTON-SALEM, NC -- Winston-Salem State baseball, basketball and tennis highlight a busy sports weekend on the WSSU campus, as a seven sports are in action on February 10-12.
  • Rams Drop Double Header to #23 Armstrong Atlantic
    February 04, 2012
    The Winston-Salem State University baseball team dropped two non-conference games (16-5, 6-1) to the #23 ranked Armstrong Atlantic Pirates Saturday afternoon as the Pirates completed a three game sweep of the Rams.
  • Rams Fall 6-4 to #25 Armstrong Atlantic State In Season Opener
    February 03, 2012
    SAVANNAH, GA - The WSSU Rams, defending CIAA Champions, were not able to close the deal, and fell 6-4 to the #25 Armstrong Atlantic State Pirates today in Savannah, Georgia in the 2012 season opener for both teams.
  • Rams Baseball to Hold Fall Tryouts
    The defending CIAA champion Rams baseball team will hold fall tryouts on August 29th at 4:00 p.m.