Alumni Report for 05-23-13

Each week, The Commercial will run the list of active-status athletes from the area with their recent statistics in professional or collegiate action. If there is an active player, whom you believe should be included in this report, please email us at



Southern Arkansas catcher

Sophomore, Watson Chapel

Southern Arkansas (42-17) closed out its season with a 5-4 loss to St. Cloud State on May 18 in the NCAA DII Central Region Tournament in Makato, Minn.

Dardenne finished the game 2 for 4 with a RBI. Dardenne finished the season with a .294 batting average in 57 games played. He had 59 hits including 13 doubles, one triple and five home runs with 38 RBIs and 48 runs scored. He had an OBP of .403 with 26 walks and 28 strikeouts.


Central Arkansas baseball

Sophomore, White Hall

Central Arkansas lost 5-3 to Texas A&M - Corpus Christi in the first round of the Southland Conference Tournament in Sugar Land, Texas on Wednesday to finish its baseball season.

In 13 appearances this year, Barr finished 2-0 with an ERA of 3.38 in 16 innings pitched. He allowed six runs (all earned) with five walks and 16 strikeouts. Opponents had a batting average of .203 against him. UCA finished the season 34-20.


Arkansas-Little Rock baseball

Senior, Watson Chapel

On Wednesday, UALR lost 10-2 to South Alabama in the first round of the Sun Belt Conference tournament in Lafayette, La. Cleveland (5-10) pitched just two innings, allowing six runs (three earned) on six hits with two strikeouts and one walk.

On the year, Cleveland has pitched in 15 games and has an ERA of 3.59 in 100 1/3 innings. He’s allowed 50 runs (40 earned) on 92 hits with 29 walks and 90 strikeouts. Opponents have a batting average of .245 against him.

In the Sun Belt Conference, only Daniel Wright of Arkansas State has thrown more innings (110 1/3 than Cleveland. He is also one of the league leaders in strikeouts.


Arkansas State baseball

Junior, Pine Bluff High School

In the first round of the Sun Belt Conference tournament, Arkansas State lost to Troy 3-2 in Lafayette, La. Johnson did not play. On the season, Johnson is batting .259 in 50 games played. He has 48 hits including nine doubles, a home run and 18 RBIs. He has an OBP of .373.

Arkansas State is 26-30 and will play in the loser’s bracket of the conference tournament today.


Arkansas State baseball

Sophomore, Watson Chapel

In Wednesday’s loss to Troy, Massanelli was 1 for 4 with three strikeouts. In 52 games this season, Massanelli is batting .276 with 50 hits including nine doubles, one triple, a home run and 30 RBIs. He has an OBP of .367.


Arkansas State baseball

Junior, Woodlawn

In 13 appearances this season, Wallace is 4-2 with an ERA of 4.20 in 64 1/3 innings pitched. He’s allowed 34 runs (30 earned) on 60 hits with 71 strikeouts and 23 walks. Opponents have a batting average of .246 against him.


University of Ozarks baseball

Junior, Fordyce High School

In 11 appearances this season, Works is 1-6 with an ERA of 3.18 in 65 innings pitched. He has allowed 39 runs (23 earned) on 67 hits with 35 strikeouts and 14 walks. Opponents have a batting average of .252 against him. The Eagles are 17-23 this season with a 4-14 record in the ASC.


Northern Oklahoma College

Freshman, Watson Chapel

The Jets lost 10-2 to Murray State on May 10. Bradford pitched 5 1/3 innings of relief, allowing six runs (all earned) on eight hits with two walks and one strikeout.



Detroit Tigers

Pine Bluff High School

In 40 games this season, Hunter is batting .309 (54 of 175) with 13 doubles, one triple, a home run and 21 RBIs. Detroit is 24-19 on the year and are 1.5 games behind Cleveland in the American League central division.