The Rice baseball team got some solid pitching in surrendering just four hits and shortstop Rick Hague’s two-run homer in the fifth inning gave the Owls’ the lead for good on the way to a 6-3 victory over visiting No. 1 Texas before a rowdy, record-setting crowd of 6,193 Tuesday night at Reckling Park. Continue reading →
Sophomore Micah Gibbs drove in the game-winning run on a walk-off RBI single in the bottom of the ninth inning to lead No. 5 LSU past Northwestern State, 2-1, Tuesday in Alex Box Stadium.
Coming in to pinch hit for first baseman Buzzy Haydel with one out and the bases loaded, Gibbs drilled a 2-2 offering into the gap in right center field to break open a 1-1 tie and bring senior Derek Helenihi home for the victory. Continue reading →
Lamar used a seven-run sixth inning to erase an early deficit and win the deciding game over Central Arkansas, 8-4, at Bear Field on Sunday.
Trailing 2-0 following UCA scores in the third and fourth, including a solo home run by Jonathan Yerby, Lamar benefitted from six singles, two doubles and two of the Bears’ season-high five errors to take a 7-2 lead. A total of 12 Cardinals batted in the inning with eight of the 10 men who batted either scoring or driving in a run. Continue reading →
FRISCO, Texas – UTSA outfielder Jose Hernandez has been named the Southland Conference Hitter of the Week and Central Arkansas right hander Jeremy Cloud has been named the Southland Pitcher of the Week, the league office announced Tuesday.
The SFA baseball team scored a pair of runs in the ninth inning to tie the game, but Central Arkansas answered with two runs in the top of the 10th to complete a conference-opening, three-game sweep of the ‘Jacks, 6-4, at Jaycees Field on Sunday.
NACOGDOCHES, Texas – Central Arkansas senior pitcher Jeremy Cloud was dominant in the Southland Conference opener for the Bears on Friday, tossing a one-hitter in a 9-0 victory over Stephen F. Austin at Jaycees Field.
Cloud (2-0) faced only 27 batters, striking out five and walking none as the Bears won their fifth consecutive game, their longest winning streak since moving to NCAA Division I. UCA improved to 7-3 overall and 1-0 in SLC play.
There’s a saying in sports that states, “championship teams don’t rebuild, they just reload.” If there was ever a phrase that described the 18th edition of UTSA baseball, that would be it to a tee.
Despite losing four of the top hitters (Zach Etheredge, James Keithley, Trent Lockwood and Tim Palincsar) and two of the top starting pitchers (Bradley Chovanec, Steven Vasquez) in school history, the Roadrunners return a strong nucleus of players in 2009. Continue reading →