Sophomore Brett Aguilar's two-out double brought home senior Michael Rockett with the game-winning run on Sunday.
UTSA 7 Lamar 6
SAN ANTONIO – Sophomore Brett Aguilar’s two-out double to right center brought home senior All-American Michael Rockett with the game-winning run in the 10th inning and UTSA won the rubber game of this weekend’s three-game Southland Conference series with Lamar, 7-6, on Sunday afternoon at Roadrunner Field.
Here is your Southland Conference Recap for April 18th.
Lamar 7 UTSA 4
UTSA 7 Lamar 2
SAN ANTONIO — Lamar benefitted from a big inning in game one and UTSA used a big inning in game two as the teams split a doubleheader in the first two games of their Southland Conference series at Roadrunner Field Saturday.
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This is the Southland Conference Recap for Friday. The weather has pushed back two series until Saturday, the UT-San Antonio/Lamar and the Texas State/Northwestern State series.
Sam Houston State 6 Nicholls State 0
THIBODAUX, La. – Freshman Sean Weatherford pitched the first complete game of the year for the Bearkats as Sam Houston State shut out Nicholls State 6-0 Friday night.
Spenser Dennis leads the Southland Conference with a .453 batting average.Courtesy: Southland.org
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Texas State is in first place in the Southland Conference and has a two-game lead ahead of Sam Houston State and UT Arlington with five weeks remaining in the regular season. Just three games separate the top six teams in the league and five games separate the top nine teams in the standings. The Bobcats (24-10, 13-5 Southland), which are riding a five-game win streak after sweeping Southeastern Louisiana last weekend between wins over Houston Baptist, are at Northwestern State this weekend. Sam Houston (20-13, 11-7) is at Nicholls State and UT Arlington (18-16, 11-7) visits Central Arkansas. Other league action this weekend pits Lamar at UTSA, Stephen F. Austin at McNeese State and Texas A&M-Corpus Christi at Southeastern Louisiana.
Senior Michael Rockett went 3-for-4 on Monday and became the Southland Conference's all-time hit king (297).
SAN ANTONIO – It was a day for records at Roadrunner Field on Monday, as senior All-American Michael Rockett went 3-for-4 to become the Southland Conference’s all-time hit king, junior closer Zach Calhoon saved the 24th game of his career also a new league standard and UTSA held on for a 4-3 victory against Dallas Baptist.
Jason Dennis went 3-for-3 on the night, driving in a run and scoring another.
Nicholls State 6 Central Arkansas 4
THIBODAUX, La. – The Colonel baseball team evened its series with Central Arkansas Friday night, claiming a 6-4 victory over the Bears at Ray E. Didier Field.
“I’m very proud of our guys and the way we responded today after last night’s loss. This team is capable of playing like this every night. We swung the bats, played defense well and went out and threw strikes.”
Senior pitcher Jeremy Cloud
This is the Southland Conference recap as all 12 teams started action a day earlier due to the Easter Holiday.
Central Arkansas 7 Nicholls State 2
CONWAY, Ark _ The University of Central Arkansas Bears broke open a tight game with four runs in the seventh inning Thursday night to take a 7-2 victory over Nicholls State in Southland Conference baseball action at Ray E. Didier Field.
Jimmy Heard improved to 5-1-Photo Credit: Gary Hardamon
This is you Southland Conference Recap as all 12 teams were in action tonight.
Northwestern State 5 Nicholls State 2
NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State starter Jimmy Heard allowed just two runs in 8-2/3 innings and gave up nine hits with five strikeouts as he led his Demons to a 5-2 Southland Conference baseball win over Nicholls State in front of a large, noisy crowd on Friday.
Courtesy: Southland.org http://www.southland.org Michael Choice and the Mavericks play host to Southeastern Louisiana this weekend. Both teams are tied with Texas State for a share of the conference lead.
Southeastern Louisiana, UT Arlington and Texas State are tied atop the league standings at 8-4. This weekend two of those teams meet. Southeastern Louisiana visits UT Arlington while Texas State travels to Central Arkansas. In other league action, Nicholls State is at Northwestern State, Texas A&M-Corpus Christi is at Lamar, UTSA is at Stephen F. Austin and Sam Houston State visits McNeese State.
Stephen Flora drove in four runs for the Islanders in the series finale.-Courtesy: Texas A&M-Corpus Christi
McNeese State 12 Central Arkansas 11
Jace Peterson singled in the winning run from third in the bottom of the 11th inning for a 12-11 McNeese State victory over Central Arkansas here Sunday afternoon.
The Cowboys had held the lead throughout the game and had gone into the eighth inning with a 11-5 edge. In that frame, however, the Bears’ Richey Irvin belted the first pitch from Cowboy reliefer Tommy Luce over the right field wall for a grand slam.