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Conference Preview: Southland

Colton Olinger        
Photo: Colton Cowser (Sam Houston State Athletics)
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2020 Records

Teams are listed in alphabetical order* 

Team W L
Abilene Christian 7 8
Central Arkansas 8 8
Houston Baptist 6 11
Incarnate Word 9 7
Lamar 7 10
McNeese State 10 7
New Orleans 11 6
Nicholls 10 8
Northwestern State 12 4
Sam Houston State 7 7
Southeastern La. 6 10
Stephen F. Austin 6 10
Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 8 10

Preseason All-Conference Team

Pos. Name School Stats/Notes
C Anthony Quirion
Lamar .324-3-18; versatile defender with consistent bat
1B Jake Dickerson
McNeese State .415-4-18; middle-of-the-order type bat pop from the left side
MIF Reid Bourque
McNeese State .362-1-8; quick twitch middle infielder with potential top of the order profile
MIF Grant Smith
Incarnate Word .339-1-15; run-producing middle infielder with sure hands defensively
3B Jacob Burke
Southeastern La.
.313-2-8; look of even more power in a full season in 2021
OF Colton Cowser Sam Houston State .255-1-6; top-of-the-order talent with plus offensive tools
OF Luther Woullard New Orleans .381-1-14; middle of the order, pop from the right side
OF Connor Emmet Central Arkansas .397-1-7; great bat-to-ball skills and table setter at the top
DH Beau Orlando Central Arkansas .392-0-7; consistent, reliable bat with defensive versatility
UT Jack Rogers  Sam Houston State .396 BA, 15.2 IP, 9:6 K:BB; can swing it and get on the bump, real offensive threat w/ run producing capabilities, 3 app. on mound in '20
SP Trey Shaffer Southeastern La. 22 IP, 32:12 K:BB; 1.23 ERA, FB up to 94 with a CH
SP Will Dion McNeese State 22 IP, 37:5 K:BB; athletic LHP with the ability to miss barrels
SP Johnathan Harmon Northwestern State 25 IP, 14:9 long projectable build and command of his arsenal 3-0 with a 2.16 ERA
SP Trevin Michael Lamar 26 IP, 32:9 K:BB; athletic RHP finished 50th in hits per 9 in '20 w/ 2.42 ERA
RP Lance Lusk Sam Houston State 15 IP, 17:3 K:BB; strike thrower out of pen w/ command of his arsenal, made 6 app. w/ 1.15 ERA

Player of the Year: Colton Cowser, OF, Sam Houston State
Pitcher of the Year: Trey Shaffer, LHP, Southeastern Louisiana
Freshman of the Year: Isaac Williams, OF New Orleans

Top Prospects

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