The Golden Eagles improved to 12-4 on the season.
The Golden Eagles will play Eastern Michigan, Ohio State and Nicholls State.
Baseball vs Georgia Southern - Saturday Game 1
Baseball vs UT Martin
Baseball vs Mississippi State 1-18/18
Baseball vs Mississippi State
Baseball vs Mississippi State
2017 (Jr.): Appeared in 64 games, starting 62 at shortstop…Major contributor at the bottom of the batting order…Hit .289 with 48 runs, 42 RBI…Second on team with 18 doubles; third with 10 steals; tied for fifth with 68 hits…Responsible for two of the Golden Eagles’ seven walk-off wins, including a two-run home run in 11-inning game to give Southern Miss a 5-3 win over Marshall (3/24, G1) and added a single in ninth to lift the Golden Eagles 4-3 over Columbia (3/14)…Tallied 18 multi-hit games with a career-high three hits on three different occasions including at New Orleans (3/8), at Louisiana Tech (3/18) and versus Mississippi State (6/5, G2)…Put together 13 multi-run games with a career-high three runs in game three times that included versus Evansville (2/25), at Middle Tennessee (4/30), vs. Southeastern Louisiana (5/16)…Had 10 multi-RBI games with a career-best three RBI, four times; at Alabama (2/22), vs. Nicholls State (4/18), vs. Old Dominion (4/21), at South Alabama (4/25)…C-USA Hitter of Week (5/1)…Team-high 17 errors, but also team-best 174 assists…Collected C-USA Hitter of the Week (5/1) after getting two hits in all four games the previous week, finishing with a .571 batting average (8x14) with seven runs, with three doubles and six RBI in a win over South Alabama and three road triumphs over Middle Tennessee…Enjoyed a hitting streak of 11 games from May 7-26, as he batted .385 (15x39) with 11 runs over that span…Hit safely in 19-of-20 games from April 21-May 26…Was in on 36 of the Golden Eagles’ 56 double plays during the year…Named to 2016 fall semester Athletic Director’s Honor Roll.
Junior College: Played for former Golden Eagle pitcher Mark Carson…Finished career with records for at-bats (371) and assists (278); third in sacrifice hits (15); fourth in hits (124) and doubles (22); sixth in stolen bases (39); and eighth in runs scored (88)…Hit .334 in 98 career games played, third-most in school history… Ended his career with an unofficial school-record, 64-game reached base streak... 2016 (So.): Appeared in 49 games, reaching base in every game…Hit .339 with 14 doubles, three home runs and 24 RBI; stole 21 bases… Named first-team All-MACJC…2015 (Fr.): Started all 49 games at shortstop… Hit .330 with a team-high 62 hits, eight doubles, four triples and three home runs...Had 16 multi-hit and six multi-RBI games...Longest hit streak was 10 games …Had season-high three hits (five times)...His two-out, RBI-bunt single in the top of the 11th helped Northwest eliminate EMCC 4-3 in the region tournament on May 16...Scored 42 runs (second on team) and drove in 29 more...Added 15 walks and four hit-by-pitches...Had a team-high 11 sacrifices...Stole 18-of-23 bases...Fielded .949 in 253 chances… Named second team All-MACJC.
Prep: Played for Coach Steven Chambliss and Coach Kevin Dunigan …Two-time all-state selection; two-time team MVP; All-Tate County; four-time All-District ; golden glove winner…Named to 2014 D.M. Howie Mississippi High School All-Star Baseball North Team...As a senior, hit .419 with three doubles, one triple and one home run...As a junior, hit .424 with a .542 slugging percentage and .514 on-base percentage.
Personal: Son of LeeMar and Ann Boyd…Has an older brother, Mario…Majoring in coaching/sports administration.