AUSTIN, Texas – The Hilltoppers overcame strong windy conditions and a poor defensive performance to take the rubber game of a three-game set with UT-Permian Basin, 7-4, Saturday afternoon at Lucian-Hamilton Field.
On a blustery day, UT-Permian Basin (13-5, 10-4 HC) looked sharp in the early going. Falcon starter Drew Kendrick (3-2) was especially sharp. He was nearly perfect during his first two innings of work. Kendrick kept St. Edward’s (8-9, 7-7 HC) scoreless during his first two innings of work, allowing only one run and striking out three Hilltoppers. Continue reading →
AUSTIN, Texas – Bret Friemel’s outstanding performance on the mound in the second game of Friday’s doubleheader with UT-Permian Basin helped St. Edward’s earn a split. The Hilltoppers dropped the first game, 10-4, and claimed victory in the second contest, 3-0.
In game one, UT-Permian Basin (13-4, 10-3 HC) got on the board first. The Falcons scored three runs in the top of the first inning. The big blow came on a two-run home run to right field by designated hitter Chris Hook. Continue reading →
AUSTIN, Texas - The Hilltoppers bashed six home runs and tallied 34 hits in a doubleheader sweep of UT-Permian Basin Saturday afternoon at Lucian-Hamilton Field. The Hilltoppers routed the Falcons, 20-8, in game one and took the second contest, 8-0.
In game one, St. Edward’s (31-13, 29-9 HC) struck first. In the first inning, designated hitter Robert Hays drove in the first run on a single to right field. After a Sean Hilbe single through the right side, first baseman Dexter Moreno cleared the bases with a three-run home run over the left field wall.