SCAC Baseball Recap - Week One

SCAC Baseball Recap - Week One

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. - The 2018 SCAC baseball season got underway this week as four of the league's seven teams took to the diamond and posted a cumulative 7-5 mark.

Centenary College and Texas Lutheran University each started out the season strong, going undefeated over the opening weekend. The Gents went 4-0 against Pacific (Ore.) and Whitworth at home, while the Bulldogs swept Pacific Lutheran in a double-header.

Schreiner University also picked up one win over the weekend, defeating Concordia (TX) on the road. The Tornados were receiving votes in the D3baseball.com preseason poll.

This Week's Leaders:

*Batting Average (.600): Josh Abalos, Dallas
Hits (7): Josh Abalos, Dallas
Runs Scored (7): Andrew Russell, Centenary
Doubles (2): Kyle Baird, Schreiner; Ian Graham, Centenary; Eric Rabinowitz, Texas Lutheran; Andrew Russell, Centenary; Cody Crowder, Centenary
Triples (1): Matthew Lemon, Texas Lutheran; Seth Hanson, Dallas; Riley Schaefer, Texas Lutheran; Nathan Patton, Dallas
Home Runs (1): Spencer Brandy, Texas Lutheran; Matthew Lemon, Texas Lutheran; Jordan Stickler, Dallas 
Runs Batted In (6): Nathan Patton, Dallas
Steals (3): Cody Crowder, Centenary

Innings Pitched (7.0): Connor Lee, Centenary
Strikeouts (10): Kaleb Kirk, Centenary
+Earned Run Average (0.00): Kaleb Kirk, Centenary; Dylan Drgac, Texas Lutheran; Matthew Devillier, Centenary; Drew Waller, Texas Lutheran; Payton Stanford, Schreiner; Nathan Malinovsky, Texas Lutheran

*minimum of 2.5 plate appearances per game
+minimum of 1.0 innings pitched per team game

For links to box scores and recaps from all of last week's season-opening action, click below: 

This Week's Results:

Date Teams/Event Time Score Links
 
February
Fri. 2 vs. George Fox @ Austin, Texas Final L, 7-5
  Concordia Texas Baseball Classic
  at Centenary (La.) Final L, 7-2
Sat. 3 at Sul Ross St. Final L, 7-3
  at Centenary (La.) Final L, 3-0
  Gents Baseball Classic
  vs. Schreiner @ Austin, Texas Final W, 13-3
  Concordia Texas Baseball Classic
  at Sul Ross St. Final L, 13-4
Sun. 4 at Centenary (La.) Final L, 8-3
  at Centenary (La.) Final L, 6-2
  Gents Baseball Classic
  at Concordia (TX) Final W, 10-6
  at Sul Ross St. Final L, 14-12
  at Texas Lutheran Final L, 5-0
  at Texas Lutheran Final L, 13-12