Team Ontario Alumni Report: Week Nine
There were several impressive showings this weekend for Team Ontario alumni but there were none better than David McCabe's for 19th-ranked Charlotte. McCabe has been scorching balls all season long and has put himself on the map as we look ahead to the 2022 MLB Draft.
Shane Nixon was another alumni to go deep this weekend while Jamie Cabral and Jordan Babcock each picked up hits in multiple games.
Below is the entire list of top performers this past week:
JAMIE CABRAL, FRESHMAN, SUSSEX COUNTY CC (NJCAA)
10-for-34 (.294), .405 OBP, 2 HR, 3B, 2 2B, 10 R, 10 RBI, 7 BB, 3 SB
Cabral flipped a switch at the plate half way through the season and has gone on to become an offensive leader for Sussex County. The former Team Ontario infielder went 3-for-8 this weekend with a double, four runs scored, three RBI and a stolen base. The Skylanders picked up two wins this weekend and Cabral appeared in both of those.
DAVID MCCABE, FRESHMAN, UNC CHARLOTTE (NCAA DI)
31-for-97 (.320), 10 HR, 8 2B, 21 R, 26 RBI, 12 BB, HBP, SB
Stop me if you've heard this before but David McCabe was crushing balls this weekend, picking up four extra-base hits in a four-game set against No. 20 Old Dominion. In total, McCabe went 6-for-15 with a home run, three doubles, six RBI, three runs scored and two walks. The 6-foor-4, 230-pound first baseman picked up hits in each of the 49ers games this weekend as Charlotte now ranks 19th in the NCAA Division I polls.
Jordan babcock, sophomore, judson university (NAIA)
Jordan Babcock had himself a weekend, picking up a hit in each of Judson University's three games. Overall, Babcock went 4-for-8 with two walks and a run scored as the Eagles went 1-2 on the weekend against Olivet Nazarene University.
Parker walker, junior, midway university (NAIA)
Parker Walker made an appearances for Midway on Friday and he swung it well. Walker went 1-for-2 on the day with a walk which brought his on-base percentage back up to .400.
shane NIXON, sophomore, university of central oklahoma (Ncaa dii)
14-for-44 (.318), 4 HR, 2B, 13 R, 14 RBI, 8 BB, 3 SB, HBP
Shane Nixon has been swinging it extremely well since jumping into the Bronchos lineup and despite a weekend that saw him pick up just one hit, he was able to blast his fourth home run of the season in just 44 at-bats. Central Oklahoma was able to pick up three victories over the weekend against Missouri Western.
Bryn biemiller, freshman, lourdes university (NAIA)
Biemiller made his first two appearances of the year for the Gray Wolves and notched a milestone as well, his first collegiate win. The former Team Ontario right-hander got the start in a bullpen game on Thursday against Aquinas University and he pitched one inning, allowing just one hit and picking up the victory. Biemiller's performance on Thursday led to another appearance on Sunday where he pitched four innings and allowed just one earned run, three hits, two walks and picked up one strikeout.
(PHOTO VIA: UNC CHARLOTTE ATHLETICS)