Kelton and Dugas Among NCAA Leaders



April 6, 2010

Alabama's NCAA Stats Get Acrobat Reader

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Alabama sophomores Jon Kelton and Taylor Dugas are among the NCAA Division I baseball statistical leaders when the NCAA released its weekly baseball statistics Tuesday.

Kelton leads the nation with a .607 on base percentage, while Dugas is second nationally with a .598 on-base percentage through games of Sunday, April 4. Kelton has reached base 51 times in 84 plate appearances this season, including 22 hits, 20 walks and nine hit by pitch. Dugas has been on base 73 times in 122 plate appearances, including 43 hits, 28 walks and two hit by pitch.

In addition, Dugas leads the SEC and ranks seventh nationally with a .467 batting average. He is also seventh in walks (28) and 10th in walks per games (1.04). He is also the seventh toughest Division I hitter to strikeout this season. Dugas has three strikeouts in 92 at-bats or one strikeout for every 30.7 at bats in the Tide’s first 27 games.