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Rice Slugger Wins Out

Rice Slugger Wins Out

Michael Aquino  of Rice is the winner of this year’s College Home Run Derby.  The Owls’ slugger belted six homers in the final round to top the five hit by Georgia Tech’s Matt Gonzalez at TD Ameritrade Park.  Aquino hit six in the first round, then added eight more in the second to reach the final.  Gonzalez hit 11 homers over the first two rounds.

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