Winston-Salem State Baseball Update with Ray Crawford(Dudley HS) tops in the CIAA in Batting Average and RBI(s)

Not bad numbers at all for the Winston-Salem State Rams(21-10) and Ray Crawford Jr.(Dudley HS) is giving the ball a real rip, with his CIAA league leading batting average at .386 and his tops in the RBI total at 41…Right now the next closest man in RBI category is at 22 and he is a Ram…Devin Mclemore(Westchester Country Day) is tops in the league in Saves, with 4…..

Here are the CIAA leaders in the key offensive and defensive categories….

Batting Average #
R Crawford
Winston-Salem State .386

A Perkins
Elizabeth City State .385
N Christopher
Virginia State .366
E Rivera
Lincoln (Pa.) .359
R Gonzalez
Winston-Salem State .349

Runs Batted In #
R Crawford
Winston-Salem State 41

L Clemmons
Winston-Salem State 22
C Andrus
Winston-Salem State 20
N Christopher
Virginia State 19
J Hunter
Chowan 18

Home Runs #
L Clemmons
Winston-Salem State 4
J Hunter
Chowan 3
J Barber
Winston-Salem State 2
R Crawford
Winston-Salem State 2

A Nutall
Winston-Salem State 2

Stolen Bases #
C Butcher
St. Augustine’s 22
L Clemmons
Winston-Salem State 21
D Parker
Lincoln (Pa.) 13
N Christopher
Virginia State 13
J Scott
St. Augustine’s 12

Earned Run Average #
W Helsabeck
Winston-Salem State 0.66
B Mason
Chowan 1.69
C Gunn
Virginia State 2.56
Z Jordan
Virginia State 2.98
A Hatch
Winston-Salem State 3.13

Wins #
Z Jordan
Virginia State 5
C Gunn
Virginia State 5
W Helsabeck
Winston-Salem State 5
E Corlett
Winston-Salem State 4
A Hatch
Winston-Salem State 4

Saves #
D Mclemore
Winston-Salem State 4

A Comesanas
Winston-Salem State 1
R Krehel
Elizabeth City State 1
A McGhee
Chowan 1
B Rivera
St. Augustine’s 1

Strikeouts #
W Helsabeck
Winston-Salem State 44
C Gunn
Virginia State 36
E Hart
Chowan 33
Z Jordan
Virginia State 33
B Rivera
St. Augustine’s 33

More on the WSSU Update:
CLICK HERE for more on the 9-6 loss to Mars Hill last week….Devin Mclemore took the loss in this one….

WSSU got a split on Saturday taking Game One 8-4 behind the three-run HR from Colby Keane and then WSSU fell in Game Two to Mars Hill, 6-0….
CLICK HERE for the Game Reports….

To complete the update, the WSSU Rams have moved up to #7 this week in their Region and this news from

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – The Winston-Salem State University baseball team moved up one spot to #7 in this week’s Atlantic Region Poll, as the Rams had a 4-2 week to move to 20-11 overall.

The Rams won a doubles header sweep over #8 Kutztown University, won one of trhee games against Mars Hill and defeated St. Augustine’s University on a walk-off hit.

WSSU will travel to face the Bears of Lenoir-Rhyne on Tuesday in Hickory, N.C., before coming back home to face Wingate on Wednesday night at BB&T Ballpark in Winston-Salem. First pitch is at 6:00 p.m.

Winston-Salem State will be back in CIAA action this weekend, when they host Elizabeth City State for a double header on both Friday and Saturday, at BB&T Ballpark in Winston-Salem. Game times on Friday are 3:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m., and 1:00 and 4:00 p.m. on Saturday.

March 24, 2014


1. Shippensburg, Pa. (13 first-place votes) (14-3) 140 points – #1 last week

2. Millersville, Pa. (16-7) 126 points – #3 last week

3. East Stroudsburg, Pa. (13-6) 102 points – #2 last week

4. Mercyhurst, Pa. (11-5) 78 points – #7 last week

5. Seton Hill, Pa. (14-9) 71 points – #9 last week

6. Concord, W. Va. (14-8) 66 points – #4 last week

7. Winston-Salem State, N.C. (20-11) 54 points – #8 last week

T-8. Kutztown, Pa. (10-6) 39 points – #5 last week

T-8. West Chester, Pa. (10-4) 39 points – RV last week

T-10. Shepherd, W. Va. (14-7) 22 points – RV last week

T-10. Slippery Rock, Pa. (12-8) 22 points – #6 last week

Dropped out: #10 Mansfield, Pa.

Also receiving votes: Indiana, Pa. (9-8) 6 points; Urbana, Ohio (8-4) 5 points.