Randy LeBlanc gets his second straight win on the mound, Bowen Woodson makes great plays at second base
Longest game of the season for Green Wave ends in 3-2 defeat
Greenies end four-game road trip and host their first C-USA weekend series in three weeks
First time the Green Wave have defeated the Ragin' Cajuns on the road since 2001
Middleton goes 4-for-5 at the plate
2015 LSWA February Pitcher of the Month
2015 College Sports Madness American Athletic Conference Player of the Week (2/16)
2015 American Athletic Conference Pitcher of the Week (2/16)
2015 (Junior): HITTING: Appeared in 16 games with seven starts (six at designated hitter and one in left field)…batted .125 with one run, four hits, one double, one home run, five RBI, four walks and one sacrifice fly…notched a slugging percentage of .250 with an on-base percentage of .222…hit a two-run home run for the first homer of his career on opening day at Pepperdine (2/13)…hit an RBI-double against Xavier (3/13)…collected a hit against UConn (3/28)…PITCHING: Appeared in 18 games with eight starts…went 2-2 with a 4.31 ERA in 56.1 innings…allowed 57 hits, 30 runs and 27 earned runs while striking out 29 and walking 26…held opponents to a .263 batting average…named The American Athletic Conference Pitcher of the Week and the LSWA February Pitcher of the Month after the first week of the season after making his first-career start against Pepperdine (2/15), tossing 6.1 innings of no-hit baseball while striking out five…fanned five in a 7.0-inning start against San Francisco (2/22) for the win…notched a victory in 7.0 innings against Gonzaga (3/8), striking out two and allowing no runs…pitched in relief from March 29 on…fanned five in 5.0 innings at Cincinnati (4/25)…picked up a save in 4.0 innings of relief while allowing two hits and striking out two against Lehigh (5/30) during the NCAA Baton Rouge Regionals.2014 (Sophomore): HITTING: Appeared in 13 games, making six starts (five in right field and one at first base)...batted .042 with two runs with one hit and two walks...walked and scored a run against Sacred Heart (3/2)...walked at East Carolina (3/14)....recorded a hit, a walk and a run against Southeastern Louisiana (5/6)...PITCHING: Appeared in 13 games all in relief...went 1-1 with a 0.50 ERA with one save...totaled 18.0 innings and allowed ten hits and two runs - one earned - while walking seven and striking out 11...held opponents to a .185 batting average...tied for second on the team in saves (one)...made his pitching debut at Louisiana Tech (2/22), striking out one in 2.0 innings...fanned one in 0.1 innings against Louisiana-Lafayette (3/12)...struck out two in 1.0 inning against Middle Tennessee (3/23)...made 1.0-inning appearances against LSU (3/25) and against UTSA (4/5)...pitched a career-high 3.0 innings while striking out one against Rice (4/13)...pitched 0.2 innings at Charlotte (4/17) and 1.1 innings at LSU (4/22)...struck out one in 2.0 innings against Wichita State (4/25) and against Nicholls State (4/29)...fanned two and picked up his first-career save in 2.0 innings against Southern Miss (5/3)...credited with the loss after giving up an unearned run on one hit and one walk in 1.0 inning at UAB (5/9)...rolled a ground-ball double play on one pitch against FIU (5/16) in the top of the ninth and ended up picking up the victory. Earned Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll honors.
2013 (Freshman): Appeared in 45 games with 35 starts (nine in right field, nine at third base, eight at second base, five at designated hitter and four in left field)...batted .227 with 12 runs, 29 hits, eight doubles, 12 RBI and 11 walks...became the first true freshman to start opening day in the infield since 2010...got the nod at second base during the opening game of the season versus Sam Houston State (2/15), drawing a walk...collected his first career hit at Texas State (2/16)...posted doubles in back-to-back games versus Missouri State (2/17) and against Southeastern Louisiana (2/19)...notched his first career multi-hit game at Nicholls (2/26), going 2-for-4...walked twice, and scored once while collecting an RBI against New Orleans (2/27)...had back-to-back 2-for-4 contests at Alabama (3/2 and 3/3)...notched a career-high three hits, including two doubles, as well as three RBI and two runs in a 3-for-7 day at the dish during the third game of the series against High Point (3/10)...scored runs at Southeastern Louisiana (3/12), against Southeastern Louisiana (3/13) and against Memphis (3/22)...had a single and an RBI at Rice (3/29)...pinch-hit at Louisiana-Lafayette (4/9), notching an RBI-single...recorded an RBI single at Louisiana-Monroe (4/16)...posted a double against Nicholls (5/7)...doubled and scored a run as a pinch-hitter against UAB (5/16)...went 3-for-5 with two runs, an RBI and a double versus Southern Miss (5/22) during the opening game of the Conference USA Championship...had an RBI-single versus Houston (5/25) during the season finale at the Conference USA Championship.
About Tim Yandel
Prep: Lettered three seasons for head coach Greg Robinson at Etowah High School...selected as team captain and team MVP as a senior...garnered All-State 5A honors during his senior campaign and was named the Cherokee County Offensive Player of the Year...also earned All-City, All-District and All-Region laurels as a senior...led EHS to a #2 ranking in the State of Georgia and a 25-7 overall record...helped the Eagles to the Regional Championship as a sophomore and a junior...played summer baseball for the East Cobb Yankees...helped the Yankees to the Perfect Game World Wooden Bat National Championship in 2012.
Personal: Born Timothy David Yandel on June 30, 1994...the son of Tim and Lisa Yandel.