Tyler, Texas - Trinity's baseball
team lost its third straight game to open the 2009 season, as the
University of Texas-Tyler won a 10-2 game on Sunday afternoon.
Trinity (0-3) fell behind after a four-run
third inning by the home team, and trailed 7-0 before getting on the
scoreboard in the top of the seventh. The Tigers had just six hits
in the game, and after breaking up the shutout in the seventh, Trinity
gave up three more runs in the bottom of the inning that put the game
away for good.
Ben Klimesh (0-1) gave up five runs on four
hits in the first four innings, but did strike out five batters in his
collegiate debut. Michael Panozzo allowed five runs on five hits
in the next two innings, though only two of those runs were earned.
Britton Horn didn't allow a hit in the final inning for the Tigers.
Jordan Pennington was 2-4 with one RBI in
the game, and was the only Trinity player with more than one hit.
Kevin Jackson went 1-3 with one RBI, while Kyle Felix and Steven Ramos
scored for the Tigers.
Trinity continues its road trip to start
off the year on Tuesday at Texas Lutheran University. The Tigers
make their home and SCAC debut on February 14 against Austin College.