D'Alessio batted .524 (11-for-21) in five games last week as the Tigers posted a 4-1 record including a three-game sweep of the Miami Hurricanes down in Coral Gables. The junior first-baseman recorded a 1.286 slugging percentage on the week with four doubles and four home runs, while tallying 16 RBIs and seven runs scored. D'Alessio had at least three RBIs and at least one extra-base hit in each of the five games. In a two-game set against No. 19 Georgia, the Naples, Fla., native went a combined 5-for-9 with a double, two home runs, 7 RBIs and four runs scored. Against Miami, D'Alessio compiled a .500 batting average (6-for-12) while hitting a pair of home runs. He also registered three doubles and 9 RBIs as the Tigers outscored the Hurricanes 28-9 in posting a 3-0 record on the weekend. D'Alessio also stole a base and was errorless in 52 chances at first base on the week.
Miller posted his second straight shutout performance against a top-five opponent last Friday as he picked up the win over No. 1 Florida State, a 4-0 victory in Chapel Hill. The junior hurler threw seven scoreless innings allowing just four hits and one walk, while striking out nine Seminole batters. Of his four hits allowed, only one made it through the infield. Miller gave up just two singles over the first six innings before giving up back-to-back infield singles in the seventh. With the win, the Gainesville, Fla., native runs his record to 6-0 on the year, while lowering his ERA to 1.34. He currently has a run of 15 consecutive scoreless innings dating back to his March 18 start against Maryland.
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