Saturday, February 27, 2010

Diamond Dawgs beat Stetson as DeLoach homers

ATHENS --Freshman catcher Brett DeLoach, a product of the tiny hamlet of Blackshear, Georgia (also hometown of publisher Exilus Maximus) belted his first collegiate homer Saturday in a 9-8 UGA win over Stetson.

DeLoach's two-run shot in the third boosted his season RBI total to four. The freshman backstop is now batting .231 on the season.

Comparatively, sophomore Christian Glission, the Dawgs' left-handed hitting option behind the plate, is logging a team-leading .474 average.

DeLoach has appeared in five of the Dawgs' games, starting twice. Glisson has appeared in all seven contests, starting the other five games.

UGA is now 5-2 on the season. The Dawgs will go for the sweep against the Hatters Sunday at Foley Field.

DeLoach is the son of David and Terri DeLoach.

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