FIU Soph. Takes 54-Game Hit Streak Into NCAA Tourney
Florida International’s Garrett Wittels in on the verge of college baseball history. The sophomore infielder helped his team to the Sun Belt Conference Tournament title last week, and in the process he extended his current hitting streak to 54 games. He is just four away from tying former Oklahoma State and MLB star Robin Ventura’s NCAA record 58 game streak as he prepares for this weekend’s NCAA Tournament. On Wednesday (6/2/10) Wittels and FIU head coach Turtle Thomas fielded questions from reporters from around the nation in a conference call. Click play to listen to some of the highlights.