The La Roche College baseball team continues to climb in the national rankings. They broke into D3Baseball's Top 25 poll last week at 22nd and jumped to 20th in today's poll. ABCA's Top 30 poll lists the Redhawks at 25th while The Perfect Game's Top 25 Poll (comes out Thursday) ranks them 14th.
Junior outfielder Luis Navedo is an NCBWA National Player of the Week Honorable mention and makes D3Baseball's Team of the Week for the first time in his career. He is also the Redhawks third person on D3Baseball's Team of the Week in the past four weeks.
Navedo had one of the best weeks in school history hitting .538 (7 for 13) with 8 runs, 8 RBIs, 4 home runs, 6 walks, a double and a stolen base. In the Redhawks' 2-game series at Pitt-Greensburg, Navedo hit 4 home runs and drove in 7 batters. His 3 home runs in Game 1 against Pitt-Greensburg is a school record. He is currently tied with teammate David Lemley for the league lead in home runs.