D.R. Meadows

David Meadows

2018 Spring Season

Meadows strokes his 10th hit and scores twice

It only took D.R. Meadows 11 games and 29 at bats to stroke the 10th hit of his Chipola career. Meadows singled to left in his first at bat against Columbia State (Tennessee) and scored. He was also hit by a pitch and scored and then in his third plate appearance he grounded out.

Jared Howell, Meadows’s roommate, hit a grand slam in the bottom of the fifth inning to put Chipola up 8-7. However, Columbia rallied against Howell and Connor Kehl (relief pitchers) and scored three runs in the sixth and two in the seventh to take the seven inning game 12-8. Chipola has a 10-4 record in the non-conference part of the schedule.

Meadows raised both his batting average and his on base percentage with his 1-for-2. His average rose 12 points and is back to his season high which is .333. His OBA improved by 20 points to .444, which is now second best on the team among those with 10 or more at bats.

D.R. is 10-for-30 with 8 runs scored, 3 RBI, 5 walks and 8 strikeouts.

Defensively, playing left field and first base, Meadows has 15 put outs and 1 assist with no errors. He has been a part of one double play.

D.R. walks and scores in Chipola’s shutout victory

D.R. Meadows five-game hitting streak came to an end after going 0-1 in Chipola’s 6-0 home win over Gordon State (Barnesville, Ga.). However, the freshman raised his on base percentage by walking and he also scored a run while striking out once. His OBA rose from .419 to .424- third best on the team.

Meadows is batting .321 in 10 games and 34 plate appearances. He is 9-for-28 with 6 runs scored, 3 RBI, 5 walks and 8 strikeouts.

Meadows bunts in a run

In a game which featured 27 strikeouts, 17 by two Chipola pitchers and 10 by three from Gordon State (Barnesville, Ga.). D.R. Meadows was able to extend his hitting streak to five games despite striking out twice himself.

Meadows laid down a perfect bunt to drive in a run and he wound up at second base. D.R. also walked and caught a fly ball in left field in Chipola ‘ s 7-1 win.

D.R. is still batting .333 (9-for-27) with 5 runs scored, 3 RBI, 4 walks and 7 strikeouts.

His on base percentage is .419.

Meadows extends his hitting streak to 4 games in change-of-plans weekend

The Chipola Indians were suppose to spend the second weekend of February in Texas. However, rain out west forced a change in plans. So, the Indians stayed in Florida and picked up four games- one at home and three down the road. D.R. Meadows played in three of the four games and went a combined 5-for-13 (.385) to extend is hitting streak to four games and improve his batting average to .333 (8-for-24) with two runs batted in and five scored. Meadows, who has walked three times and struck out on five trips to the plate, has a .407 on base percentage.

In a 4-3 11 inning home loss to Wallace-Dothan, Meadows went 1-for-4 with a walk and a strikeout. He batted seventh and played left field and caught two fly balls.

In an 18-5 win at St. Petersburg in which the Indians scored 10 runs in the fourth inning, D.R. went 3-for-6 with three runs scored, a RBI and a strike out. He batted seventh and played first base and was credited with four putouts.

Chipola College Batters

HITTERS AB R H RBI BB SO LOB
Jonathon Nieves 2 0 0 0 1 0 2
Austin Bates 2 2 0 0 0 0 2
Jared Padget 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Christian Collazo 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Edmond Americaan cf 6 1 3 2 0 0 2
Francisco Urbaez 2b 5 1 2 1 1 0 1
Morgan McCullough ss 5 1 1 1 1 0 2
Max Guzman c 2 3 2 1 0 0 0
Alex Arauz 3b 4 2 1 3 1 1 3
Jared Howell dh 5 2 2 1 1 2 1
David Meadows 1b 6 3 3 1 0 1 2
Jordan Hollins lf 4 2 3 3 1 1 1
Connor Kehl rf 3 1 1 1 0 2 2
Trevor Holloway p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals 44 18 18 14 6 7 18

In a 8-3 victory at Palm Beach State College, D.R. was back in left field and batting seventh and he went 1-for-4 with a RBI single to left field. He walked once and caught one fly ball.

Meadows has his first multi-hit game

The 3,4,5 and 6 hitters in the Chipola lineup all stroked two hits in the Indians’ 12-3 home win over Walters State (Tennessee). The four hitters drove in a combined six runs and scored seven.

For the first time in his junior college career D.R. Meadows had a multi-hit game going 2-for-3 with a walk and a run scored.

Meadows, batting sixth, smacked a pair of singles down the third base line. He scored a run in the fifth inning on a pass ball which put Chipola up 5-1.

Chipola College Batters

HITTERS AB R H RBI BB SO LOB
Edmond Americaan cf 4 2 1 2 0 1 0
Francisco Urbaez 2b 4 1 1 1 0 2 1
Morgan McCullough ss 4 2 2 2 0 0 1
Max Guzman c 4 2 2 0 0 0 0
Alex Arauz 3b/1b 3 2 2 4 1 0 0
David Meadows 1b/lf 3 1 2 0 1 0 0
Jared Howell dh 4 0 0 0 0 1 3
Jordan Hollins lf/rf 4 1 0 0 0 0 0
Connor Kehl rf 2 1 0 0 1 1 0
Julio Carrion 3b 1 0 0 0 0 1 1
Trevor Holloway p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Chase Forester p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals 33 12 10 9 3 6 6

D.R., making his third start of his juco career, began the game at first base and then moved to left field where has been playing. Meadows was credited with seven putouts in the seven-inning game.

In a second game, Chipola rallied from a 6-4 deficit with a six run fifth inning to defeat Shelton State 10-6. The Indians are off to a 5-1 start.

Meadows is now 3-for-10 and batting .300 with two runs scored, a walk and three strike outs.

D.R. strokes his 1st Chipola regular season hit and scores his 1st run

D.R. strokes his 1st Chipola regular season hit and scores his 1st run

Starting his second straight game in left field, D.R. Meadows went 1-for-3 at the plate with a sacrifice bunt and a run scored- all were first’s for the freshman playing in his third game. Chipola defeated Shelton State (Tuscaloosa, AL) 6-3 to go 3-0 on the season.

Chipola College Batters

HITTERS AB R H RBI BB SO LOB
Connor Kehl 2 1 2 1 0 0 0
Jonathon Nieves 3 0 0 0 0 2 3
Jared Padget 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Chase Forester 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Logan Ward 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Edmond Americaan cf 3 1 0 0 1 1 1
Francisco Urbaez 2b 5 0 1 0 0 1 3
Morgan McCullough ss 4 1 1 3 1 0 2
Max Guzman c 4 1 1 0 1 0 2
Alex Webb dh 1 0 1 0 0 0 0
Alex Arauz 1b 3 1 1 0 1 0 1
Julio Carrion 3b 3 0 0 0 0 2 4
Jordan Hollins rf 2 0 0 0 0 0 3
David Meadows lf 3 1 1 0 0 1 1
Andrew Grogan p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals 33 6 8 4 4 7 20
BATTING
HR: Morgan McCullough
RBI: Connor Kehl , Morgan McCullough (3)
Sac: David Meadows

In left field Meadows caught one fly ball. For the season Meadows is 1-for-7 with a run scored and three strikeouts.

D.R. starts his first collegiate game

D.R.  Meadows and his Chipola Indians opened their 2018 season with a pair of win over two junior colleges from Alabama.

In the first game D.R. entered the game in the top of the 7th and took over in left field. He went 0-for-1 taking a strike 3 which he thought was out of the zone.

D.R. batted 7th on January 27th

In the second game he started in left field and made the best defensive play of the game. On a base hit to left, Meadows charged the ball and threw out a runner at home plate, with a perfect throw, when Chipola was down 2-0.

At the plate Meadows went 0-for-3 hitting two balls in the air to first and right field and he struck out looking.

Jose Bautista and D.R. Meadows

In addition to the two season-opening games, Chipola celebrated Alumni Weekend. The 2017 Chipola team received their NJCAA National Championship rings and many of the former Indians, who are playing professional ball returned including Jose Bautista, who with the Toronto Blue Jays has led the major leagues in home runs twice and he been named to the AL All-star team six times.

2017 Fall Season

D.R. Meadows plays right field

September 17- D.R. Meadows played right field and reached on a fielder’s choice in Chipola’s 6-0 win over ABAC in the Chipola Fall Classic. Video on Facebook

D.R. Meadows doubles in three runs in his first collegiate at bat

2018 Season

DATE OPPONENT NOTES RESULT STATUS LINKS
JANUARY
Fri. 26 Lurleen B. Wallace Community College Marianna, FL 2:00 PM
Sat. 27 Wallace Community College-Dothan Marianna, FL 11:00 AM
FEBRUARY
Thu. 1 Shelton State Community College Marianna, FL 5:00 PM
Fri. 2 Walters State Community College Marianna, FL 3:00 PM
Sat. 3 Walters State Community College Marianna, FL 10:00 AM
Shelton State Community College Marianna, FL 4:00 PM
Sun. 4 Shelton State Community College Marianna, FL 12:00 PM
Fri. 9 at Howard College Sam Houston State – Huntsville, TX 10:00 AM
at San Jacinto College-North University of Houston – Houston, TX 6:00 PM
Sat. 10 at Grayson College University of Lamar – Beaumont, TX 9:00 AM
vs. McLennan Community College @ Lamar Universtiy – Beaumont, Texas San Jacinto Tournament of Champions 3:30 PM
Thu. 15 Gordon State College 5:00 PM
Fri. 16 Gordon State College Marianna, FL 11:00 AM
Sat. 17 Columbia State Community College Marianna, FL 2:00 PM
Sun. 18 Columbia State Community College Marianna, FL 12:00 PM
Fri. 23 vs. State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota @ Palatka, FL 5:00 PM
Sat. 24 vs. Hillsborough Community College @ St Johns River State College in Palatka Palatka, FL 5:00 PM
Sun. 25 at St. Johns River State College Palatka, FL 12:00 PM
Wed. 28 at Gordon State College Barnesville, GA 12:00 PM
MARCH
Fri. 2 Grand Rapids Community College (DH) Marianna, FL TBA
Sat. 3 Grand Rapids Community College (DH) Marianna, FL TBA
Tue. 6 Tallahassee Community College * Marianna, FL 5:00 PM
Thu. 8 Tallahassee Community College * Marianna, FL 5:00 PM
Sat. 10 at Tallahassee Community College * Tallahassee, FL 12:00 PM
at Tallahassee Community College * Tallahassee, FL 2:30 PM
Fri. 16 at Broward College Fort Lauderdale, FL TBA
Sat. 17 at Broward College (DH) Fort Lauderdale, FL TBA
Tue. 20 at Pensacola State College * Pensacola, FL 5:00 PM
Thu. 22 at Pensacola State College * Pensacola, FL 5:00 PM
Sat. 24 Pensacola State College * Marianna, FL 1:00 PM
Pensacola State College * Marianna, FL 3:30 PM
Tue. 27 at Northwest Florida State College * Niceville, FL 5:00 PM
Thu. 29 at Northwest Florida State College * Niceville, FL 5:00 PM
Sat. 31 Northwest Florida State College * Marianna, FL 1:00 PM
Northwest Florida State College * Marianna, FL 4:00 PM
APRIL
Tue. 3 Gulf Coast State College * Marianna, FL 5:00 PM
Thu. 5 Gulf Coast State College * Marianna, FL 5:00 PM
Sat. 7 at Gulf Coast State College * Panama City, FL 1:00 PM
at Gulf Coast State College * Panama City, FL 3:30 PM
Mon. 9 Tallahassee Community College * Marianna, FL 5:00 PM
Wed. 11 at Tallahassee Community College * Tallahassee, FL 4:00 PM
Mon. 16 at Pensacola State College * Pensacola, FL 5:00 PM
Wed. 18 Pensacola State College * Marianna, FL 5:00 PM
Fri. 20 at Northwest Florida State College * Niceville, FL 5:00 PM
Sat. 21 Northwest Florida State College * Marianna, FL 1:00 PM
Mon. 23 Gulf Coast State College * Marianna, FL 5:00 PM
Wed. 25 at Gulf Coast State College * Panama City, FL 5:00 PM
* Conference
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