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Walters State coach David Shelton speaks with his players during their game against McLennan.

Bringing the Boom: Senators bringing the long ball back to JUCO

Posted on May 27, 2015 at 10:52 am

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. — The Walters State baseball team has long been known as squad that is very potent on offense, especially with the long ball. But with the introduction of the BBCOR bats in 2011 to help protect pitchers safety and also to make the bats more like wooden ones, offensive numbers around the country in college baseball dropped significantly. That was no different at Walters State, where they

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  • Senators face NW Florida in battle of unbeatens

    Posted on May 27, 2015 at 10:35 am

    GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. — Postseason baseball is a game of momentum, and the two hottest teams in the Alpine Bank JUCO World Series are the last two teams without a loss. Second ranked Walters State and 14th ranked Northwest Florida State will battle Wednesday night at 9:30 p.m. ET for a guaranteed top three national finish, but more importantly, the winner of tonight’s game will need only to win Thursday

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  • Two Away: Senators belt 3 HRs, beat McLennan 10-6 to advance to winner’s bracket final

    Posted on May 26, 2015 at 10:30 am

    Walters State’s Raymon Osuna watches his home run fly out of the park during the Senators 10-6 win over McLennan in the Alpine Bank JUCO World Series on Monday night in Grand Junction, Colo.

    GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. — The second ranked Walters State Senators briefly trailed Monday night in their second round game in the Alpine Bank JUCO World Series game against 18th ranked McLennan, but a two-run third inning followed by a four-run fifth frame provided them all the offense they needed. The Senators led by as much as seven runs in the contest before the Highlanders plated three late runs in the

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