Georgetown, Texas - The Tigers split
a SCAC series with the Southwestern University Pirates by a 16-5 victory
Sunday at Rockwell Field.
to 8-9 and 3-3 SCAC. Southwestern, which won Saturday’s game 4-2, now
stands at 9-11 and 3-4 SCAC. The two teams will meet again April 10
(doubleheader) and 11 at E.M. Stevens Field.
scored two runs at the bottom of the first inning to take an early lead.
The Tigers tied the contest at 2-2 with runs at the yop of the third
Then, in typical
SCAC fashion, things got interesting.
two runs in the fourth inning and led 4-2. Southwestern closed the gap
by a run in the fifth, and then held a 5-4 advantage with two runs in
the sixth. That would be all for the Pirates, as the Tigers scored 12
runs over the final three innings, including nine in the ninth inning.
Jordan Pennington extended his hitting streak to 24 games. Pennington
batted 1 for 4 with two RBIs, two walks and one run. He also cracked a
double, and upped his career mark to 35. Pennington, who has eight
doubles this season, on Saturday became the Tigers active leader with
his two doubles.
Kevin Jackson had the biggest game of all players, going 6 for 7, with
four RBIs, two doubles, three runs and a stolen base. Right fielder
Chris Walden went 3 for 4 and scored one run. Center fielder John
Paillet batted 3 for 6 with an RBI, two doubles and two runs.
Solomon entered the game in the sixth inning and picked up the win.
Solomon (2-0) pitched 3 2/3 innings and allowed no runs, two hits, no
walks and fanned four batters.
catcher Michael Murphy hit 4 for 5 and scored a run. Designated hitter
Brent McMullen batted 3 for 4 with one RBI, a double and one run.
scored 16 earned runs, blasted out 22 hits, committed no errors and left
13 players on base. Southwestern scored five earned runs, made 15 hit,
committed two errors and stranded nine players.
host Concordia University (Texas) at 7 p.m. Tuesday at E.M. Stevens