While it was not in his first professional at bat, Diego Seastrunk made his first professional game one to remember, slamming a three-run homer in the seventh inning of Mahoning Valley's 9-2 win over Jamestown on Sunday.
Jason Colwick, Alex Hsu and Funmi Jimoh will be competing at the US Track and Field Championships this week in Des Moines, Iowa. Hsu will be up first, competing in the US Junior Championship pole vault on Thursday, June 24 at 5:15 p.m. Colwick will compete for a national title the following day, with the men's vaulting competition set to start at 5:45. Jimoh will compete in the women's long jump on Saturday at 2 p.m.
Coverage of the national championships will be divided between ESPN and NBC. ESPN will run a two hour block of coverage on Friday night from 8-10 p.m and will be back for a 1 1/2 hour block of coverage on Saturday from 1-2:30. NBC picks up the coverage on Saturday from 3-4 p.m.
No links to results have been posted as of yet, but we'll pass them along as soon as they emerge.
Two weeks ago, Cameron Nwosu, Ian Gray and James Radcliffe took part in an all-star game (Bayou Bowl) and four of their fellow Rice signees have been tabbed to play in the Texas Coaches All Star game, which will be played in the Alamodome on July 20th. Gabe Baker will be playing in his hometown and be joined by Andy Erickson, Bryce Callahan and Drew Carroll.