Trinity Baseball Sweeps SCAC Doubleheader at Dallas

Trinity Baseball Sweeps SCAC Doubleheader at Dallas

Irving, Texas - The Tiger baseball team swept a Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference doubleheader on the road against the University of Dallas (TX) on Friday.

 

GAME SUMMARIES

Trinity won 8-0 in the opening game, securing the team's second shutout of the season.  The Tigers then rallied from a 3-0 deficit to take a 5-3 victory.

The scoring in game one started with a three-run second inning for the Tigers, and then the visitors put the game away with three more runs in the ninth.

Dallas got its first runs of the day with two runs in the bottom of the third of game two, and then added another in the fourth to take a 3-0 lead.

Trinity tied the game with single runs in the sixth, seventh, and eighth innings, and then took the lead with two more scores in the top of the ninth.

 

NOTABLES

The Tigers have won six of their last seven games, and stand at 19-13 overall, and 8-6 in the SCAC. The Crusaders dropped to 12-23 and 3-11.

Dylan McGee and Chris Tate combined for the eight-hit shutout in game one, and the Tiger duo combined for 14 strikeouts against just one walk. 

Tate finished with 10 strikeouts in six innings of relief in the opener, allowing just four hits, and earning the victory to improve to 3-2 this season.

Parker Cormack was 3-4 with two RBI and two runs scored in the first game, while George Haaland picked up two hits and a game-high three RBI.

Scott Walters also had three hits in the game, while Dalys Binder finished with two hits and two runs scored, and Zachary Oretsky also drove in a pair of runs.

James Nittoli (1-1) and Kevin Flores pitched five shutout innings of relief in game two, setting up the Tiger offense to mount its comeback.  

Nittoli allowed just one walk over four innings, while Kevin Flores retired the side in order to earn his second save of the season.

Rafe Chaumette went 3-5 in the second game, driving in the eventual game-winner with his ninth-inning double.

Binder had two hits once again in the second game, while Walters added two more hits to his day's total, and finished with five total hits in the two games.

 

UP NEXT

The two teams conclude their series with a single game at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday.