Stillwater Regional: A Look At The Four Teams

Here is a quick look at some team and individual comparisons for the upcoming Stillwater Regional, hosted by Oklahoma State, that starts on Friday at Allie P. Reynolds Stadium. Top seed Oklahoma State will take on fourth seed St. John's, the Big East champ, at 6 p.m. while second seed Arkansas will face third seed Oral Roberts in the regional opener at noon on Friday.

#1 seed Oklahoma State Cowboys (Big 12 Conference)
Record: 37-18 Home - 18-6, Away - 9-9, Neutral - 10-3
Conference Finish: second in regular season (14-8), second in tournament (3-1) losing to Texas in the championship game 6-3
Head Coach: Josh Holliday (third season) 126-55
Team Hitting: Average - .279, Runs - 369, Hits/2B/3B/HR - 527/92/17/40
Top 3 Hitters:
Corey Hassel, OF .305, 10 doubles, 1 triple, 3 home runs, 33 RBI
Ryan Sluder, OF .305, 14 doubles, 6 home runs, 22 RBI
Tim Arakawa (pictured above), 2B, .291, 10 doubles, 3 triples, 1 home run, 35 RBI
Team Pitching: ERA - 2.84, Walks - 174, Strike Outs - 435, Opp. BA - .236
Top 3 Pitchers:
Michael Freeman, LH Starter 1.05 ERA, 10-2, 102.2 inn, 67 hits, 25 walks, 92 strike outs, Opp BA .183
Trey Cobb, RH Reliever 2.44 ERA, 4-1, 2 saves, 55.1 inn, 45 hits, 17 walks, 49 strike outs, Opp BA .220
Jon Perrin, RH Starter 4.29 ERA, 6-4, 77.2 inn, 74 hits, 28 walks, 68 strike outs, Opp BA .253

#2 seed ARKANSAS Razorbacks (Southeastern Conference)
Record: 35-22 Home - 21-11, Away - 12-6, Neutral - 2-5
Conference Finish: third in SEC West in regular season (17-12), 2-2 and eliminated in SEC tournament
Head Coach: Dave Van Horn (13th season) 519-292
Team Hitting: Average - .289, Runs - 340, Hits/2B/3B/HR - 550/96/17/49
Top 3 Hitters:
Andrew Benintendi, OF .391, 12 doubles, 2 triple, 18 home runs, 52 RBI
Tyler Spoon,IF/OF .325, 18 doubles, 1 triple, 5 home runs, 46 RBI
Rick Nomura, IF, .312, 9 doubles, 1 triples, 4 home runs, 15 RBI
Team Pitching: ERA - 4.16, Walks - 247, Strike Outs - 425, Opp. BA - .257
Top 3 Pitchers:
Keaton McKinney, RH Starter 3.14 ERA, 6-1, 77.1 inn, 62 hits, 32 walks, 42 strike outs, Opp BA .221
Dominic Taccolini, RH Starter 4.32 ERA, 6-4, 2 saves, 77.0 inn, 67 hits, 41 walks, 67 strike outs, Opp BA .240
Zach Jackson, RH Reliever 2.25 ERA, 5-0, 48.0 inn, 6 saves, 35 hits, 33 walks, 70 strike outs, Opp BA .199

#3 seed ORAL ROBERTS Golden Eagles (Summit League)
Record: 41-14 Home - 20-8, Away - 18-6, Neutral - 3-0
Conference Finish: first in regular season (25-5), first in tournament (3-0) beating IPFW in the championship game 6-0
Head Coach: Ryan Folmar (third season) 96-72
Team Hitting: Average - .321, Runs - 404, Hits/2B/3B/HR - 610/127/8/37
Top 3 Hitters:
Anthony Sequeira, 1B/DH .343, 20 doubles, 10 home runs, 54 RBI
Audie Afenir, 1B/C .340, 16 doubles, 1 triple, 3 home runs, 42 RBI
Matt Brandy, 2B, .316, 11 doubles, 1 triple, 6 home runs, 44 RBI
Team Pitching: ERA - 3.10, Walks - 146, Strike Outs - 414, Opp. BA - .249
Top 3 Pitchers:
Xavier Altamirano, RH Starter 2.94 ERA, 8-2, 85.2 inn, 83 hits, 14 walks, 81 strike outs, Opp BA .250
Guillermo Trujillo, RH Starter 4.03 ERA, 10-3, 2 saves, 82.2 inn, 79 hits, 25 walks, 68 strike outs, Opp BA .254
Bryce Howe, RH Starter 3.14 ERA, 4-1, 51.2 inn, 48 hits, 13 walks, 43 strike outs, Opp BA .244

#4 seed ST. JOHN'S Red Storm (Big East Conference)
Record: 39-14 Home - 19-5, Away - 14-7, Neutral - 6-2
Conference Finish: first in the regular season (14-3), won Big East tournament (3-0) beating Creighton in the championship game 8-7
Head Coach: Ed Blankmeyer (20th season) 648-405-3
Team Hitting: Average - .291, Runs - 303, Hits/2B/3B/HR - 511/79/10/19
Top 3 Hitters:
Alex Caruso, OF .387, 9 doubles, 22 RBI
Matt Harris, 1B .335, 16 doubles, 4 triples, 1 home run, 35 RBI
Zach Lauricella, OF, .326, 13 doubles, 1 triple, 3 home runs, 44 RBI
Team Pitching: ERA - 3.84, Walks - 186, Strike Outs - 401, Opp. BA - .246
Top 3 Pitchers:
Ryan McCormick, RH Starter 2.81 ERA, 10-1, 1 save, 86.1 inn, 71 hits, 21 walks, 70 strike outs, Opp BA .226
Cody Stashak, RH Starter 3.32 ERA, 7-4, 81.1 inn, 73 hits, 23 walks, 66 strike outs, Opp BA .243
Thomas Hackimer, RH Reliever 1.89 ERA, 3-0, 15 saves, 47.2 inn, 25 hits, 21 walks, 51 strike outs, Opp BA .155


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