Blake Butcher 2016

Blake Butcher 2017

Baseball: Broaderick, Butcher named to ABCA/Rawlings All-America second team

Seniors Ryan Broaderick and Blake Butcher were named to the ABCA/Rawlings All-America second team. The selections, along with Casey Bell named to the D3baseball.com All-America first team, gives LaGrange three All-Americans for the first time in the program’s history.
Butcher, a third baseman, was named to both the ABCA/Rawlings South All-Region and D3baseball.com All-South Region teams. He was a first team USA South All-Conference selection for the second straight season. Butcher batted .342 and led the team with seven home runs and 50 RBIs. He became the first Panther since 2010 to have 50 RBIs in a season. Butcher’s career .626 slugging percentage is the highest ever by a Panther. As a junior, he was the USA South Player of the Year.
Blake Butcher (5th from left) at LaGrange College graduation
Games played- 46
Average- .342
Home runs- 7
RBI- 50
Runs scored- 36
Stolen bases- 2
DATE OPPONENT SCORE AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS
Feb 4 Sewanee W, 10-3 5 1 0 0
Feb 5 Sewanee W, 16-4 5 3 5 3 2
Feb 8 at Berry W, 10-9 5 1 1 1 2 2
Feb 10 vs. Rhodes W, 7-6 3 1 1 0 2 1
Feb 11 vs. Southwestern (Tex.) W, 8-4 5 0 1 1 1
Feb 12 vs. Oglethorpe W, 9-4 3 0 0 0 2
Feb 14 Birmingham Southern L, 8-5 5 0 3 2 1
Feb 18 vs. Rhodes W, 8-4 3 1 3 1 2
Feb 18 vs. Fontbonne W, 9-2 5 1 2 2 1 1 1
Feb 19 vs. Dallas W, 8-3 5 1 1 1 1 2
Feb 22 Washington and Lee
Feb 24 Covenant W, 6-3 4 1 1 0 1 1
Feb 25 Covenant W, 7-1 4 0 2 1 1 2
Feb 25 Covenant W, 15-3 3 3 2 1 1 4 1
Feb 28 at Oglethorpe W, 8-4 6 0 2 1 1
Mar 3 at Piedmont W, 7-1 4 1 0 0 1 1
Mar 4 at Piedmont L, 7-5 5 1 2 1 0 1
Mar 5 at Piedmont W, 11-6 5 0 2 0 2
Mar 10 Huntingdon W, 3-2 4 0 0 0 1
Mar 11 Huntingdon W, 8-4 5 0 1 1 1 1
Mar 11 Huntingdon W, 6-3 5 0 2 0
Mar 16 Stevens Institute W, 11-1 5 2 3 2 1 1
Mar 19 Averett W, 12-2 5 1 2 2 1 1
Mar 19 Averett W, 17-2 5 2 4 2 5
Mar 20 Averett W, 5-2 4 1 1 1 0 1 1
Mar 21 at Emory W, 9-4 4 0 1 1
Mar 24 Hampden-Sydney W, 6-0 4 1 2 1 1 1
Mar 25 Hampden-Sydney W, 5-2 4 0 1 1 0 3
Mar 25 Hampden-Sydney W, 9-3 4 3 2 1 3 1
Mar 28 at Birmingham Southern L, 4-1 4 0 1 0 1
Apr 1 at Methodist W, 6-3 4 1 1 1 4 1 1
Apr 1 at Methodist W, 8-5 5 0 1 1 1 3
Apr 2 at Methodist W, 11-1 4 2 1 1 1 1 1
Apr 7 at Maryville (Tenn.) W, 3-1 3 0 0 0 1 1
Apr 8 at Maryville (Tenn.) L, 4-3 4 0 0 0 2
Apr 8 at Maryville (Tenn.) W, 11-4 3 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Apr 12 vs. Piedmont W, 5-2 3 0 1 1 1 1
Apr 13 vs. Maryville (Tenn.) W, 3-0 3 1 0 0 2 1
Apr 14 vs. N.C. Wesleyan W, 2-1 3 0 0 0 1
Apr 15 Piedmont W, 6-0 3 0 1 2 1
Apr 21 Greensboro W, 6-5 4 1 2 0 1 1
Apr 22 Greensboro W, 12-10 5 1 1 0 1
Apr 22 Greensboro W, 11-5 4 3 3 1 2 1
May 18 vs. Otterbein W, 7-1 5 0 2 1 4
May 19 vs. Rowan W, 12-5 6 1 3 1 1 1
May 20 vs. Roanoke L, 5-2 4 0 1 0
May 20 vs. Salisbury L, 4-2 5 0 1 1 1

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Blake Butcher 2017

Junior third baseman Blake Butcher is the LaGrange College Athlete of the Week for the week ending April 10. Butcher also became the first LaGrange player named the USA South Baseball Player of the Year and he was named to the All-Conference first team.

Butcher helped lead the Panthers to a 5-1 record last week. Butcher batted .552 with 16 hits, including six doubles, and drove in six runs. He had a slugging percentage of .759 and on-base percentage of .581. Butcher had a team season-high of five hits in a 14-6 win over Maryville. For the season, he leads the team in batting average (.420), at-bats (157) hits (66), doubles (18), home runs (7), and slugging percentage (.707).

#21 Blake Butcher – 43 games (All games)

   date     opponent  gs  ab  rbi  2b  3b  hr  bb  ibb  sb  cs  hbp  sac  sf  gdp  po     avg 
   Feb 6, 2016   at  Sewanee-1   .250 
   Feb 6, 2016   at  Sewanee-2   .444 
   Feb 7, 2016   at  Sewanee   .429 
   Feb 10, 2016  at  Berry College   .389 
   Feb 12, 2016  at  Millsaps   .476 
   Feb 13, 2016  vs  Ozarks   .417 
   Feb 14, 2016  at  Millsaps   .385 
   Feb 18, 2016  at  Sewanee   .452 
   Feb 20, 2016    WABASH-1   .429 
   Feb 20, 2016    WABASH-2   .385 
   Feb 21, 2016    WABASH   .395 
   Feb 26, 2016  at  Covenant   .383 
   Feb 27, 2016  at  Covenant-1   .373 
   Feb 27, 2016  at  Covenant-2   .370 
   Mar 1, 2016   at  Oglethorpe   .362 
   Mar 6, 2016     PIEDMONT-1   .371 
   Mar 6, 2016     PIEDMONT-2   .348 
   Mar 7, 2016     PIEDMONT   .352 
   Mar 8, 2016     BERRY COLLEGE   .360 
   Mar 11, 2016  at  Huntingdon   .363 
   Mar 12, 2016  at  Huntingdon   .369 
   Mar 13, 2016  at  Huntingdon   .371 
   Mar 15, 2016  at  Birmingham-Southern   .363 
   Mar 18, 2016  at  Averett   .365 
   Mar 19, 2016  at  Averett-1   .370 
   Mar 19, 2016  at  Averett-2   .385 
   Mar 22, 2016    OGLETHORPE   .376 
   Mar 25, 2016    UNIV. OF CHICAGO-1   .381 
   Mar 25, 2016    UNIV. OF CHICAGO-2   .376 
   Mar 26, 2016  at  Emory University   .385 
   Apr 3, 2016     METHODIST-1   .397 
   Apr 3, 2016     METHODIST-2   .391 
   Apr 4, 2016     METHODIST   .386 
   Apr 5, 2016     MILLSAPS-1   .397 
   Apr 5, 2016     MILLSAPS-2   .403 
   Apr 8, 2016     MARYVILLE   .421 
   Apr 9, 2016     MARYVILLE   .430 
   Apr 10, 2016    MARYVILLE   .420 
   Apr 14, 2016  vs  Huntingdon   .419 
   Apr 15, 2016  vs  Covenant   .418 
   Apr 15, 2016  vs  Averett   .413 
   Apr 16, 2016  vs  N.C. Wesleyan   .406 
   Apr 16, 2016  vs  Huntingdon   .399 
   Totals      43  173  34  69  44  18  17  22  26  104  12  .399 

 

2016 LaGrange College Baseball Schedule

OVERALL PCT. CONF. PCT. STREAK HOME AWAY NEUTRAL
30-13 .698 13-5 .722 Lost 1 14-3 13-6 3-4
GAMES RUNS BATTING AVERAGE ON BASE PERCENTAGE SLUGGING PERCENTAGE HOME RUNS
43 286 .312 .388 .430 15
DATE OPPONENT NOTES RESULT STATUS LINKS
FEBRUARY
Sat. 6 at Sewanee Sewanee, TN W, 3-2 Final
at Sewanee Sewanee, TN W, 12-4 Final
Sun. 7 at Sewanee Sewanee, TN W, 7-1 Final
Wed. 10 at Berry Mount Berry, GA L, 6-5 Final – 10 innings
Fri. 12 at Millsaps Millsaps Tournament- Jackson, MS L, 3-2 Final
Sat. 13 vs. Ozarks (Ark.) @ Jackson, MS Millsaps Tournament L, 5-4 Final
Sun. 14 at Millsaps Millsaps Tournament- Jackson, MS W, 5-4 Final
Thu. 18 at Sewanee Sewanee, TN W, 8-3 Final
Sat. 20 Wabash Perfect Game LakePoint Complex, Emerson, GA W, 2-1 Final
Wabash Perfect Game LakePoint Complex, Emerson, GA W, 3-0 Final
Sun. 21 Wabash Perfect Game LakePoint Complex, Emerson, GA W, 6-2 Final
Fri. 26 at Covenant * Lookout Mountain, GA L, 5-2 Final
Sat. 27 at Covenant * Lookout Mountain, GA W, 7-0 Final
at Covenant * Lookout Mountain, GA L, 5-4 Final – 10 innings
MARCH
Tue. 1 at Oglethorpe Atlanta, GA L, 7-6 Final
Sun. 6 Piedmont * Cleaveland Field at Williamson Stadium W, 14-1 Final
Piedmont * Cleaveland Field at Williamson Stadium L, 3-1 Final
Mon. 7 Piedmont * Cleaveland Field at Williamson Stadium L, 15-5 Final
Tue. 8 vs. Berry @ Thomas University Thomasville, GA L, 15-5 Final – 7 innings
Fri. 11 at Huntingdon * Montgomery, AL W, 9-0 Final
Sat. 12 at Huntingdon * Montgomery, AL W, 11-3 Final
Sun. 13 at Huntingdon * Montgomery, AL W, 7-0 Final
Tue. 15 at Birmingham Southern Birmingham, AL L, 8-1 Final
Fri. 18 at Averett * Danville, VA W, 7-3 Final
Sat. 19 at Averett * Danville, VA W, 5-1 Final
at Averett * Danville, VA W, 11-1 Final
Tue. 22 Oglethorpe Cleaveland Field at Williamson Stadium W, 9-5 Final
Fri. 25 Chicago Cleaveland Field at Williamson Stadium W, 4-3 Final
Chicago Cleaveland Field at Williamson Stadium W, 12-4 Final
Sat. 26 at Emory Atlanta, GA W, 5-0 Final
APRIL
Sun. 3 Methodist * Cleaveland Field at Williamson Stadium W, 11-8 Final
Methodist * Cleaveland Field at Williamson Stadium W, 5-1 Final
Mon. 4 Methodist * Cleaveland Field at Williamson Stadium W, 7-6 Final
Tue. 5 Millsaps Cleaveland Field at Williamson Stadium (7-innings) W, 5-4 Final – 8 innings
Millsaps Cleaveland Field at Williamson Stadium (7-innings) W, 10-2 Final – 7 innings
Fri. 8 Maryville (Tenn.) * Cleaveland Field at Williamson Stadium W, 14-6 Final
Sat. 9 Maryville (Tenn.) * Senior Day- Cleaveland Field at Williamson Stadium W, 19-4 Final
Sun. 10 Maryville (Tenn.) * Cleaveland Field at Williamson Stadium L, 6-5 Final – 15 innings
Thu. 14 vs. Huntingdon @ Wilson, NC USA South Tournament – Fleming Stadium L, 4-2 Final
Fri. 15 vs. Covenant @ Wilson, NC USA South Tournament W, 11-0 Final
vs. Averett @ Wilson, NC USA South Tournament W, 6-5 Final
Sat. 16 vs. N.C. Wesleyan @ Wilson, NC USA South Tournament W, 7-3 Final
vs. Huntingdon @ Wilson, NC USA South Tournament L, 6-2 Final
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