SCAC Baseball Recap - Week Eight

SCAC Baseball Recap - Week Eight

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. - All seven of the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference baseball teams competed last week as conference play continued.

The No. 8/15 Centenary College Gents extend their winning streak to 16 games with a sweep of the University of Dallas over the weekend, and a road win over No. 2 University of Texas - Tyler earlier in the week. The Gents moved to 23-3 with their performance over the stretch, including a perfect 9-0 record in league play.

Schreiner University earned a series win over Southwestern University this weekend, taking two of the three games at home.

No. 23 Texas Lutheran University also earned a series win, defeating Austin College in two-of-three games. The Bulldogs are now 16-9 for the year, includinga 7-2 record in the SCAC.

In their only game this week, Trinity University picked up a win. The 2016 Tigers also celebrated last year's national championship with some new jewelry. Watch the ring ceremony, courtesy of Trinity, here.

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

This Week's Leaders:

*Batting Average (.583): Ben Marvin, Texas Lutheran (7-12)
Hits (8): Riley Schaefer, Texas Lutheran
Runs Scored (6): Michael Schimpf, Centenary
Doubles (3): Tomas Garcia, Schreiner
Triples (2): Josh Gilliam, Schreiner
Home Runs (2): Scott Gelbart, Austin College
Runs Batted In (7): Scott Gelbart, Austin College
Steals (4): Jordan Stickler, Dallas

Innings Pitched (8.0): Jackie Allen, Centenary
Strikeouts (8): Trevor Griffin, Trinity; Caleb Allen, Schreiner
+Earned Run Average (0.00): Jackie Allen, Centenary (8.0 IP); Matthw Devillier, Centenary (7.0 IP); Trevor Griffin, Trinity (6.1 IP); Landon Weatherly, Texas Lutheran (5.1 IP); Jacob Wieder, Texas Lutheran (4.0 IP); Abraham Griesbauer, Dallas (3.1 IP)

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

This Week's Results:

Date Away Home Status Links
Tue. 21 Austin College 5 Ozarks (Ark.) 13 Final
  Texas Lutheran 4 Mary Hardin-Baylor 7 Final
  Centenary (La.) 6 Texas-Tyler 5 Final
  Trinity (Tex.) 8 Our Lady of the Lake 3 Final
Fri. 24 Southwestern (Tex.) * 11 Schreiner 4 Final
  Austin College * 5 Texas Lutheran 11 Final
Sat. 25 Southwestern (Tex.) * 2 Schreiner 13 Final - 7 innings
  Dallas * 3 Centenary (La.) 6 Final
  Austin College * 16 Texas Lutheran 14 Final
  Southwestern (Tex.) * 7 Schreiner 8 Final
  Dallas * 0 Centenary (La.) 10 Final - 7 innings
  Austin College * 4 Texas Lutheran 9 Final
Sun. 26 Dallas * 0 Centenary (La.) 8 Final
* Conference

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