SCAC Baseball Recap - Week Two

SCAC Baseball Recap - Week Two

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. - All but one of the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference baseball teams competed last week, with Trinity University and Southwestern University kicking off heir seasons.

The teams combined for a 10-8 record, with two teams still unbeaten for the season.

Trinity opened the season with a 2-0 start, defeating University of Houston - Victoria twice on the road, while Texas Lutheran University continued its strong start, moving to 5-0 with three wins at the Rusty Greer/Jackie Moore Classic in Grand Prairie. The Bulldogs defeated Willamette University on Friday before taking down Hendrix College and LeTourneau on Saturday. This is the best start for the program since the 2013 season.

The University of Dallas swept their series against Mississippi University for Women, including a dramatic walk-off finish in Saturday's second game. Dallas' Nathan Patton hit a single to left field in the bottom of the seventh inning to bring in the winning run from third.

Centenary College split its games against Belhaven University, defeating the Blazers 10-0 in seven innings to open the doubleheader. The Gents fell 7-6 in the second contest.

Schreiner University picked up its second win of the season, defeating McMurry University at home on Saturday.

This Week's Leaders:

*Batting Average (.667): Josh Abalos, Dallas
Hits (7): Thomas Varner, Texas Lutheran; Josh Gilliam, Schreiner; Seth Sparks, Southwestern
Runs Scored (6): Riley Schafer, Texas Lutheran
Doubles (2): Seth Sparks, Southwestern; Miguel Quinones, Schreiner
Triples (2): Enrique Vigil, Dallas
Home Runs (1): Tyler Cauley, Texas Lutheran; Seth Hanson, Dallas; Joey Pecoraro, Trinity
Runs Batted In (6): Tyler Cauley, Texas Lutheran
Steals (4): Sam Pistrui, Schreiner

Innings Pitched (8.2): Seth Sparks, Southwestern
Strikeouts (10): Kevin Flores, Trinity
+Earned Run Average (0.00): Nine tied

*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 action, click below: 

This Week's Results:

Date Away Home Status Links
Wed. 7 Schreiner 1 Howard Payne 8 Final
  Schreiner 0 Howard Payne 3 Final
Fri. 9 McMurry 8 Schreiner 4 Final
  Willamette 3 Texas Lutheran 4 Final
  Mississippi University for Women 4 Dallas 12 Final
  Belhaven 0 Centenary (La.) 10 Final - 7 innings
  East Tex. Baptist 5 Southwestern (Tex.) 1 Final
  Trinity (Tex.) 5 Houston-Victoria 3 Final
  Belhaven 7 Centenary (La.) 6 Final
Sat. 10 Texas Lutheran 9 Hendrix 3 Final
  McMurry 6 Schreiner 8 Final
  Mississippi University for Women 4 Dallas 11 Final - 7 innings
  East Tex. Baptist 5 Southwestern (Tex.) 3 Final
  McMurry 11 Schreiner 6 Final - 7 innings
  Mississippi University for Women 5 Dallas 6 Final - 7 innings
  East Tex. Baptist 8 Southwestern (Tex.) 5 Final - 12 innings
  Texas Lutheran 14 LeTourneau 5 Final
  Trinity (Tex.) 6 Houston-Victoria 0 Final
Sun. 11 Mississippi University for Women   Dallas   Cancelled

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