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College | Story | 2/4/2021

Conference Preview: Ohio Valley

Vincent Cervino     
Photo: Trey Sweeney (Sandy King)
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2020 Records

Teams are listed in alphabetical order*

Team W L
Austin Peay 7 10
Belmont 14 3
Eastern Illinois 8 6
Eastern Kentucky 12 2
Jacksonville State 7 8
Morehead State 5 10
Murray State 10 7
SIU-Edwardsville 8 7
Southeastern Missouri 9 8
Tennessee Tech 3 12
UT-Martin 5 11


Preseason All-Conference Team

Pos. Name School Stats/Notes
C Alex Webb Jacksonville State .313-2-13; exp. hitter, LH stick, leadership
1B Alex Strachan Jacksonville State .367-0-6; 11 bombs in '19, power + OBP
2B Daniel Harris IV Eastern Kentucky .460-2-16; led conf. in hitting, polished hit tool
SS Tyler Wilber SEMO .406-3-12; high contact, polished app.
3B Trey Sweeney Eastern Illinois .351-1-13; avoids Ks, OVC top draft prospect
OF Garrett Spain Austin Peay .274-4-13; all-frosh performer, hit/power combo
OF Brock Anderson Murray State .274-8-23; 2nd in conf. in HR/RBI; power hitter
OF Tre Kirklin Jacksonville State .328-4-14; power & speed; CF profile
DH Jason Hinchman Tennessee Tech .414-6-13; 33 HR in 3 seasons, conf. POY fav.
UT Jordan Cozart Murray State .417-5-19; aggressive approach, pitched '17-'19
SP Collin Baumgartner SIU-Edwardsville 20.2 IP, 31:9 K:BB; upper-90s, power arsenal
SP Joshua South Belmont 26 IP, 26:7 K:BB; exc. cmd., pitch of year fav.
SP Dylan Dodd SEMO 26.2 IP, 36:7 K:BB; up to 97 w/ command
SP Louis Davenport III Eastern Kentucky 15 IP, 17:15 K:BB; strong mix, transition to SP
RP Kyle Brennan Belmont 18.2 IP, 23:4 K:BB; pounds zone, tough to square


Player of the Year: Jason Hinchman, OF, Tennessee Tech
Pitcher of the Year: Joshua South, RHP, Belmont
Freshman of the Year: Avery Owusu-Asiedu, OF, SIU-Edwardsville


Top Prospects


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