Jerrod Farley is a junior outfielder at Norfolk State. In
2007, he led the Spartans with 49 games, 48 games started, 13 stolen bases and
15 stolen base attempts. A native of Chester, Va., Farley tied for second on the
team with four home runs. He batted .264 in MEAC play, starting all 17
conference games for NSU. Farley homered in the MEAC tourney opener against
March 7, 2008
Getting the Season Started
Our coaches have done well to this point getting
us ready for this journey. Now it's up to us to go out and get
the job done. The pieces to the puzzle are coming together.
We as a team are looking good and playing well on the field.
Even though our record is 3-3 right now, we have been
competitive to this point.
first weekend in Savannah was very fun for us as we beat Chicago
State twice to start the season. Those two games were enjoyable
to watch, to see how guys were enthused and ready to play. We
as a team hit the ball very well, and our pitching was
I think this past weekend was our first big test against
Lafayette. A good well-rounded opponent. We swung the bats
well, and our pitchers battled and gave us a great effort as we
tried to get three wins.
Coming up with one win out of three games was not what we wanted,
though. Had it not been for some costly mistakes, we could have taken three
wins. Even with that tough weekend, it is good to see how our team is coming
together. Our lineup from top to bottom is full of tough outs. With the
pitching staff that we have, you come out to every game with a great chance of
I think we will be fine as a team, if we just learn from the mistakes we make
and try hard not to let them happen again. With Longwood University and North
Carolina Central this week, we just have to continue our team motto: DO WORK AND