Cats, Cards move up in Rivals rankings; UofL and EKU players earn weekly conference honors

College Baseball

Several afternoon notes and honors for Kentucky collegiate players to pass along:

  • Thomas Royse; UofL photo

    The University of Louisville moved up to No. 8 and UK broke into the latest Rivals.com rankings at No. 22 this week.

  • University of Louisville right-handed pitcher Thomas Royse was named the Big East pitcher of the week after a six-shutout inning performance ┬áin the Big East/Big Ten Challenge.
  • UofL first baseman Andrew Clark was also named to the Big East honor roll for the week.
  • Anthony Ottrando; EKU photo

    Eastern Kentucky University first baseman Anthony Ottrando was named the Ohio Valley Conference player of the week after launching four home runs against Western Carolina.

  • Pleasure Ridge Park alum Zack Cox is now batting .409 with one home run and nine RBI for Arkansas.
  • Boyle County grad Patrick Cooper surrendered six runs in the first inning of his season debut Saturday for Bradley.
  • Lexington Catholic alum Nick Maronde has surrendered six runs in two and one-third innings for Florida this season.