April 10, 2009

Trinity Opens SCAC Series With Shutout

San Antonio - The Trinity University Tigers baseball team opened its three-game SCAC series with a 10-0 shutout of the Southwestern University Pirates Friday in a seven-inning game at E.M. Stevens Field.

The Tigers improved to 17-17 and 8-7 SCAC, while the Pirates dropped to 15-18 and 8-7 SCAC.

Trinity senior pitcher Evan Bronson went the distance and upped his record to 5-3. Bronson allowed only three hits, no runs four walks and fanned three batters.

The Tigers put up three runs in the third inning, keyed by a solo home run by designated hitter Kyle Felix, his eighth round-tripper of the season/ Felix batted 4-4, with three RBIs and scored one run.

Trinity widened the lead with two runs in the fourth, three in the fifth and two in the sixth. The Tigers scored 10 runs, collected 16 hits, made no errors and left eight players on base. The Pirates committed two errors and stranded three players.

Tiger first baseman Evan Jones went 3-4 with one RBI and scored two runs, while smacking two doubles, his 12th of the season. Center fielder John Paillet batted 3-4 with three RBIs and scored a run, and registered his sixth double of the campaign. Shortstop Stosh Hoover went 2-4 with an RBI, one run and hit his 11th double.


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