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Gulf South Conference Preseason Poll

DSU and VSU are picked to win the West and East Divisions, respectively.
DSU and VSU are picked to win the West and East Divisions, respectively.


The Ouachita Baptist University baseball team was picked by the Gulf South Conference West Division coaches to finish third in the preseason poll Tuesday.

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Gulf South Conference Tournament.

It is the first weekend in May and it must be Tournament time across the country. Keep checking back as we will have the coverage of the Tournaments taking place this weekend.


Saturday, May 3

Day One
Game 1 9:30 am (E3) Montevallo vs. (W2) Southern Arkansas Live Stats
Game 2 1:00 pm (E1) Valdosta State vs. (W4) Harding Live Stats
Game 3 4:15 pm (W1) Delta State vs. (E4) North Alabama Live Stats
Game 4 7:30 pm (E2) West Alabama vs. (W3) Ouachita Baptist Live Stats

Gulf South Conference tournament page.

Ouachita Baptist splits a pair with North Alabama.


FLORENCE, Ala. – The 21st-ranked Ouachita Baptist baseball team was in a dawg fight all afternoon at Lane Field as the Tigers split with North Alabama , taking the opener 8-7, but lost the second contest 7-6 on Wednesday afternoon.

Justin Pennell got things started in the opener with a solo blast as he drilled a 2-1 pitch by Lions starter Matt Vandenheuvel over the right center wall, giving the Tigers a 1-0 lead.

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Ouachita Baptist takes two from North Alabama


ARKADELPHIA – The second-ranked Ouachita Baptist baseball team didn’t make things look easy, but got the job done Wednesday afternoon, defeating North Alabama 4-3 in extra innings in the opener and then completing the doubleheader sweep with a 4-3 come-from-behind win in game two at Rab Rodgers Field.

The Tigers (18-2) got a great starting performance by Steve Smith in the first game as the senior right-hander pitched 6 1/3 innings, giving up just one run on one hit with three walks and six strikeouts. However, he didn’t figure in the decision as Patrick Lemmond came on to close the door, but he surrendered a pair of runs on two hits in 1/3 of an inning. Jerry Helferich (3-0) got the win in relief, working 2 1/3 innings, scattering three hits.

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