Not a member yet?
Subscribe Now!



College : : Story
A&M's Mengden displays dominance
Kendall Rogers        
Published: Friday, May 10, 2013


COLLEGE STATION, Texas -- Texas A&M sophomore right-handed pitcher Daniel Mengden could very well be on his way to being the next great ace for the Aggies, especially if he can consistently pitch like he did Friday night in a 2-1 win over LSU.


LSU, which entered Friday's contest hitting .310 as a team, had no answer for Mengden throughout the night. Tigers outfielder Raph Rhymes tattooed a 90 mph fastball for a double in the first inning, and he finished the night with two hits. Meanwhile, sensational freshman shortstop Alex Bregman smacked a pair of doubles off Mengden.


The rest of LSU's potent offensive lineup? Only one hit off the Aggies right-handed hurler.


"He was really good. He was down in the zone with the pitches he was throwing, and they would look like they were going to tail outside, but they'd stay on the plane for strikes," LSU coach Paul Mainieri said. "He had a really good slider and he stayed at the knees with his pitches. He was a great competitor and quite frankly, as good as I've seen in the SEC."



This is PG 'College Baseball Ticket' Level content. You must be a subscriber to read the rest. Want to read more???

Click here for subscription info!



(Already a member? Just log in at the top of the page.)
Recent Related Articles
Fri. recap: Iowa continues roll
Although he was roughed up a little in just over two innings, Iowa starter Blake Hickman started game one in the No. 20 Hawke... READ 
A bigger and better MSU Bear
In his three years at Missouri State in Springfield, junior RHP Jon Harris has added about 30 pounds to his 6-foot-4 frame an... READ 
Weekend Preview: Week 12
Troy Montgomery and No. 24 Ohio State are welcomed into the Top 25 as they host the top Big Ten school this weekend, No. 6 Il... READ 
Most Viewed Related Articles
 



Keywords in this article
       Player Profile Page    Event Page