LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. - All seven of the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference baseball teams competed last week as conference play continued.
Southwestern University went 5-0 for the week, including a win over No. 5 University of Texas - Tyler. The Pirates also picked up a series sweep against Blackburn, outscoring the Beavers 49-2. In the first game of the series against Blackburn, Southwestern's Jeremy Rice pitched a 9.0 inning no-hitter, recording seven strikeouts and no walks.
Texas Lutheran University put together a 4-0 record last week, also earning a win over Blackburn before sweeping the conference series against Trinity University.
Centenary College went 3-0 in a series against Schreiner University, including a pair of run-ruled games. Austin College also won a conference series, going 2-1 against the University of Dallas.
For links to box scores and recaps from all of last week's season-opening action, click below:
This Week's Leaders:
*Batting Average (.700): Michael Schimpf, Centenary (7-10)
Hits (12): Ben Little, Southwestern
Runs Scored (7): Daniel Montgomery, Southwestern
Doubles (4): Ben Little, Southwestern; Thomas Varner, Texas Lutheran
Triples (2): Cody Crowder, Centenary
Home Runs (2): Jake Martin, Trinity
Runs Batted In (9): Ethan Hallmark, Southwestern
Steals (4): Jordan Stickler Dallas
Innings Pitched (9.0): Jeremy Rice, Southwestern
Strikeouts (9): Jacob Kendra, Southwestern; Dylan Drgac, Texas Lutheran
+Earned Run Average (0.00): Jeremy Rice, Southwestern (9.0 IP); Dylan Drgac, Texas Lutheran (7.2 IP); Jackie Allen, Centenary (7.0 IP); Cade Killingsworth, Texas Lutheran (6.0 IP); Brett Taff, Austin College (5.2 IP); Tanner Logsdon, Austin College (5.0 IP)
*minimum of 2.5 plate appearances per game
+minimum of 1.0 innings pitched per team game
This Week's Results:
||9||Final - 11 innings|
||1||Final - 7 innings|
||11||Final - 7 innings|
||14||Final - 8 innings|
||8||Final - 10 innings|
||17||Final - 7 innings|
||10||Final - 7 innings|
||3||Final - 7 innings|