Southeastern Louisiana coach Matt Riser (right) congratulates slugger Daniel Midyett (SELU Athletics)


Under The Radar: Southeastern Louisiana

Southeastern Louisiana coach Matt Riser knew it wouldn’t be easy to replace the key losses from last year’s regional team. Gone was ace Andro Cutura (10-2, 1.95), the best pitcher in the Southland Conference last year. Gone was slugger Andrew Godbold, whose nine home runs accounted for more than half of the team’s total (16). Gone was Sunday starter Sean Kennel.

Then, in Southeastern’s fall world series, catcher and Jameson Fisher (who hit .389 a year ago to lead the team) tore the labrum in his shoulder on a freak play, diving back to second base. The injury[…]