Godley taking over as leader at Tennessee

2013-02-12T02:00:00Z Godley taking over as leader at TennesseeT&D Staff Report The Times and Democrat
February 12, 2013 2:00 am  • 

Former Bamberg-Ehrhardt standout Zack Godley is being looked at as a leader for the University of Tennessee baseball team in the 2013 season.

During the team’s media day Saturday, Godley said he is ready for the role. And he would prefer to lead by example.

“I hope to keep doing what I have always done and lead by example,” Godley said. “I hope these guys will just follow — hopefully what I can do — and I just hope to keep doing good things.”

Godley is one of just two seniors on the Volunteers heading into the season. The 6-foot-3, 245-pounder posted a 4-2 record and 3.50 ERA last season. He was named an alternate on the USA Baseball Collegiate National Team in the summer. He wound up appearing in four games for the team, posting a 1-0 record with a 1.50 ERA.

Despite the Volunteers’ youth, Godley said he has high hopes heading into the season.

“Expectations are always high,” he said. “I think we are going to have a lot of good things to come. These guys are young, but I think they’re going to show we can play with anyone and I’m excited about this.”

COLLEGE BASEBALL

Don Sandifer, P, Francis Marion (Bamberg-Ehrhardt) — Sandifer is 1-1 on the season with a 6.30 ERA.

Randon Sandifer, 3B/2B, Florence-Darlington Tech (Bamberg-Ehrhardt) — Sandifer is batting .429 with 5 RBIs and a double through three games.

PRO BASKETBALL

Johndre Jefferson, C, Elitzur Ramla (Lake Marion) – Jefferson is averaging 18.5 points and 13 rebounds through 11 games with the team in the Israel National League.

Rob Fields, G, Horsholm (Orangeburg-Wilkinson) – Fields is averaging 11.4 points through 16 games with the team in Denmark.

Eric Buckner, C, Usak (Bamberg-Ehrhardt) – Buckner is averaging 14.3 points and 7.5 rebounds though 20 games with the Turkish team.

COLLEGE BASKETBALL

Brice Johnson, F/C, North Carolina (Edisto) — Johnson has played in 23 games for the Tar Heels, averaging 7.3 points and 4.2 rebounds per game. He also has 16 blocks.

Nyilah Jamison-Myers, C, Clemson (Orangeburg-Wilkinson) — Jamison-Myers has played in 21 games for the Tigers women’s basketball team, starting five. She is averaging 4.3 points and 3.4 rebounds per game.

Patrick Myers, G, S.C. State (Orangeburg-Wilkinson) — Myers has played in 21 games, starting 13. He is averaging five points and 3.2 rebounds per game.

David Glover, G, Claflin (Calhoun County) — Glover has played in 21 games for the Panthers, averaging 6.6 points.

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