Baseball - Thu, Jun. 13, 2013


MADISON, S.D. - Three different Dakota State University baseball senior athletes (Chaz Palmer, Anyelo Roman and Rays Roman) broke a new DSU school career record during the 2012-13 season.

Anyelo Roman (outfielder/pitcher from Lowell, Mass.) smashed a new DSU school record with 25 career home runs (17 home runs in 2012 season and 8 home runs in 2013).  The previous old record was set by Shea Tonkin with 18 home runs from 2005 to 2007.  Anyelo Roman - two-time All-Conference selection for the Trojans - currently owns the Trojan school record with 17 home runs in a single season (2012) and tied for seventh with eight home runs in a single season during the 2013 season.

Rays Roman (shortstop from Lowell, Mass.), 2013 Association of Independent (A.I.I.)/Frontier All-Conference selection, set a new Trojan record with 45 career stolen bases, which was previously set by Brooks Marquardt with 38 stolen bases from 2003-2004.  In addition, Rays Roman swiped 24 bases this season - the second most stolen bases in a single season (25 stolen bases set by Marquardt in 2003).

Anyelo and Rays are the sons of Manuel and Ramona Roman. 

Chaz Palmer (outfielder from Sioux Falls, S.D.) hit six triples during his career at Dakota State, which is the most career triples in the DSU baseball record book.  He broke the previous old record of five triples set by Josh Wells from 2005-06.

Chaz is the son of Jeff and Moni Palmer.  He majored in Business at Dakota State University.

Other records that are listed in the DSU record book are:

  • Anyelo Roman - 93 runs batted in (RBIs) - 2nd most career RBIs
  • Rays Roman - 4 triples - tied for 3rd most career triples

Nick Huntimer, Dakota State University Sports Information Director

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