First time the Green Wave have defeated the Ragin' Cajuns on the road since 2001
Greenies drop game three of the series, 2-0, despite first career complete game from Napoli
Byo pitches strong, Carthon goes 3-for-4
Rizzotti and Gibaut hold Southern Miss to four hits while Greenies collect 11 hits at the plate
Boudreaux notches three RBIs on two hits
|Crohan's Career Honors|
|2010||Ping!Baseball.com Freshman All-America|
|2010||Louisiana Freshman of the Year|
|2010||First Team All-Louisiana|
|2010||Conference USA All-Freshmen Team|
Career Notes: One of the more versatile players to have played for the Greenies in recent years...played in 189 games with 180 starts, hitting .293 with 122 runs, 194 hits, 38 doubles, one triple, 12 home runs, 97 RBI, 96 walks and 14 stolen bases...leaves Tulane with the fifth most base runners thrown out with 26...15th highest career fielding percentage at Tulane with .985...tied for 16th all-time in Tulane history with 16 sacrifice flies...180 games started is 18th most in school history...14 sacrifice hits tied for 18th most in Tulane history.
2013 (Senior): Played in 25 games, making 24 starts (19 at catcher, four in center field and one in right field)...batted .256 with eight runs, 20 hits, five doubles, four RBI, 14 walks and one stolen base...started opening day versus Sam Houston State (2/15), going 2-for-4 with a double and an RBI before a shoulder injury knocked him out of action until he made a defensive appearance against Alabama (3/2)...returned to the starting lineup against Northwestern State (3/5)...went 2-for-4 with two RBI and a hit by pitch against High Point (3/10)...collected two hits and a run in the opening series game against UTSA (3/15), while scoring two runs and notching a walk against UTSA (3/17) in the season finale...posted a 2-for-5 performance at the dish with his lone stolen base on the season against Memphis (3/22)...added a 2-for-4 day to his resume at Rice (3/28), where he hit a double...collected two more hits - including a double - while adding a run at Southern Miss (4/5) in what would ultimately be his final hit as a Greenie...season - and career - prematurely ended after injuring his knee during an at-bat at Louisiana-Lafayette (4/9), despite scoring a run in the game.
<2012 (Junior): Appeared in 51 games with 47 starts...started nine games at catcher, one in left field and 37 in center field...plated the game winning run five times during the season; versus Indiana (2/24), against UMBC (3/23), versus Northwestern State (4/24), at Houston (5/13) and versus Marshall (5/17)...ranked second on the team in hit-by-pitch (7) and sacrifice bunts (5)... was third on the squad in putouts (148), ranked fourth in stolen bases (6), was fifth in average (.320), slugging (.430), doubles (11), walks (21) and sacrifice flies (2)..was a part of two double plays...posted 14 multi-hit and four multi-RBI contests...owned a season-best eight game hitting streak from May 4 - May 17...reached base in 11 straight games from April 11 - April 28 and reached base in ten straight games from May 4 - May 19...on the season, reached base in 40 of 51 games played...in two starts versus Siena (2/19-1 & 2) had one hit, two walks, two hit-by-pitch, three runs scored and a stolen base...had three straight two-hit contests, at Louisiana-Monroe (2/21) and in the first two games of a series with Indiana (2/24-25) and added an RBI in each game versus the Hoosiers...homered and walked in the series opener versus Alabama (3/2)...singled, walked twice, drove in an RBI and scored a pair of runs in a victory at Wichita State (3/10)...doubled, scored a run and drove in two RBIs in the middle game versus Brown (3/17)...had two hits, a walk and scored three times in the series finale with Brown (3/18)...had five hits, scored a run and drove in five RBIs in a pair of starts versus UMBC (3/23 & 3/25)...posted his first career four-hit game at Southeastern Louisiana (3/27) with a double and a runs scored...singled twice, walked, stole a base and drove in an RBI against Alcorn State (4/11)...had three hits - including his first career triple - with an RBI and a run scored in the series opener at UAB (4/13)...singled, plated an RBI, walked and was hit-by-pitch in the series finale at UAB (4/15)...had two hits in the series opener versus #19 UCF (4/20) and doubled and scored a run in the second game versus the Knights (4/21)...had two hits - including a double - and plated an RBI versus Northwestern State (4/24)...doubled and scored twice in the series opener at East Carolina (4/27)...collected six hits - including going four-for-four in the series finale - versus Southern Miss (5/4-6) with a pair of doubles, two runs scored and two RBIs...homered and drove in two RBIs versus Louisiana-Lafayette (5/8)...doubled, walked and scored a run in each game at Houston (5/11-13) with a two RBIs in the series finale...doubled, was hit-by-pitch and scored a run versus UAB (5/25) at the Conference USA Tournament.
2011 (Sophomore): Appeared in 57 games with 53 starts......plated the game winning run against Wichita State (3/13)...ranked second on the team in runs scored (33), hit-by-pitch (7), walks (28)...was second in doubles (8) and home runs (2) and third on the squad in putouts (196) and RBI's (30)...posted 12 multi-hit games and six multi-RBI contests...owned a season-best hitting streak from April 15-April 27...carried a nine-game reached base streak from March 11-March 22...started games at catcher (20), in the outfield (32) and as designated hitter (1)...walked three times, scored a run and plated an RBI in the second game of a series with Sam Houston State (2/19)...doubled and scored a run at Southeastern Louisiana (2/22)...went three-for-four with two runs scored, a walk and drove in four RBI's in the second game of a series with George Washington (2/26)...singled, doubled and walked with an RBI and a run scored versus Northwestern State (3/2)...doubled and scored a run in the series opener against Wichita State (3/11)...was hit by pitch three times, walked and hit a walk-off, solo home run against Wichita State (3/13) in the 11th inning of the series finale...scored three runs, was hit-by-pitch, walked and stole a base against Alcorn State (3/16)...collected five hits - with a double and a home run - scored five times and drove in five runs in a three-game set against New Orleans (3/18-3/20)...collected two hits against FIU (3/30)...walked, singled twice and scored three runs in the series opener at UCF (4/8)...walked four times, singled and scored twice in the second game of the series at UCF (4/9)...collected hits in all three games at Rice (4/15-4/17) with two RBI's in the second game of the series...had three hits, including a double, with an RBI and two runs scored against Southeastern Louisiana (4/19)...doubled and scored two runs against Utah (4/22) in the second game of the series...drove in two RBI's and scored twice against Jackson State (4/27)...acme off the bench to drive in two RBI's in the second game of a series with Memphis (5/7)...collected two hits, stole a base and drove in three RBI's in the series finale at Marshall (5/15)...singled and scored a run in the season finale against Houston (5/27) at the Conference USA Tournament.
2010 (Freshman): Earned Conference USA All-Freshman Team honors...Started all 56 games...started games in the outfield (42), at catcher (13) and at designated hitter (1)...drove in the game winning run six times, versus #19 Ole Miss (3/7), twice against Towson (3/12 & 3/13), versus UNLV (4/18), against Louisiana-Lafayette (4/27) and versus LSU (5/18)...tied for the team lead in walks (33), games played (56) and games started (56)...paced the squad in sacrifice flies (5)...ranked second on the team in batting average (.340), on-base percentage (.428), runs scored (53), doubles (14), total bases (111)...tied for second on the team in hits (73) and hit-by-pitch (4)...was third on the team in slugging percentage (.516), RBI's (42), home runs (8) and putouts (143)...ranked among the Conference USA leaders in sacrifice flies (T-4th), fielding percentage (6th) and walks (10th)...posted 20 multi-hit games and ten multi-RBI contests...owned a season-long hitting streak of eight games from 2/19 through 3/3...collected his first career hit and scored a run in the season opener against Boston College (2/19)...was four-for-five with a double, three runs scored and his first collegiate RBI in the series finale against Boston College (2/21)...was nine-for-14 with four runs scored, three RBI's and two walks in a three-game set versus Lipscomb (2/26-28)...went four-for-five with three runs scored and drove in a pair of RBI's - including the game winning run - in the series finale with #19 Ole Miss (3/7)...scored three times in a midweek affair at New Orleans (3/9)...hit his first career home run - a walk-off two-run home run - in the series opener against Towson (3/12)...doubled twice and drove in three runs in the opening game of a double-header against Towson (3/13)...singled, walked three times and scored twice in the series finale with Towson (3/14)...had a pair of hits in both games versus Kansas (3/16-17)...collected four hits - including a double and a home run - walked four times and three runs in a three-game set with Marshall (3/26-28)...singled twice, scored two runs and drove in a pair of runs in the series opener at East Carolina (4/2)...homered and drove in a pair of runs in the series finale at East Carolina (4/3)...singled, walked twice and scored a pair of runs in the second game of a three-game series with Rice (4/10)...singled, doubled, scored a run and drove in an RBI at #8 LSU (4/14)...was three-for-four with a double, a walk and a run scored in the series opener versus UNLV (4/16)...homered and drove in three RBI's in the series opener at Memphis (4/23)...was three-for-three with an RBI in the second game of a series with Southern Miss (5/1)...singled, homered and drove in five RBI's in the series finale with Southern Miss (5/2)...posted four hits - including three doubles - walked three times and scored five runs in a three game series at Houston (5/7-9)...homered and walked twice in the series finale at UAB (5/16)...went two-for-four with a run scored and two RBI's versus LSU (5/18)...singled, homered, walked three times, scored five runs and drove in three RBI's in the final series of the season versus UCF (5/20-22).
About Blake Crohan
Prep: Earned Gold Glove honors three times while holding down the catching duties at Lassiter High School in Marietta...the All-Region Selection was team captain and team MVP as a senior...part of state championship teams in 2006 for head coach Mickey McMurtry...in addition to receiving scholar athlete honors...as a member of the East Cobb 17-18U team, Crohan earned the Rawlings defensive award for the 2008 season in addition to being named to the 2009 Under Armor Pre-Season All-American team.
Personal: Born Richard Blakman Crohan on September 23, 1990...son of Richard and Jane Crohan...intends to major in legal studies with the career goal of being an attorney.