A Pair of Eagles Join the Turks

Winthrop University is sending a pair of Eagles to play in Harrisonburg this summer.

2013 Jace Whitley Sophomore Jace Whitley, a 6′ 3″ 175 pound third baseman is currently posting a .250 batting average in 68 at bats.  Whitley has had 17 hits, one double, one home run, 7 walks, drove in 7 RBIs and scored 7 runs.   As a freshman saw action in 32 games, hit .182 with 8 hits in 44 at bats and one RBI.  He had a .294 on base percentage.  In high school Whitley was an All Conference and All County selection as a junior and senior.  He also received the Wendy’s High School Heisman Award.  He hit .490 with five home runs and 41 RBI as a high school senior.


Teammate, Sam Kmiec is a 6-0 foot 210 pound left-handed pitcher from Middletown, Delaware.  2013 Sam KmiecKmiec is a red-shirt freshman making his presence felt this year on the mound for the Eagles.  Kmiec currently has posted a 3.15 ERA in 36.2 innings of work. He has given up 31 hits,  15 runs and 12 earn runs and only 3 walks.  The lefty has fanned 29 batters.  He has a 1-3 win loss record and 1 save.


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