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 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 Away Home Status Links
Fri. 2 Schreiner 5 George Fox 7 Final
  Pacific (Ore.) 2 Centenary (La.) 7 Final
Sat. 3 Dallas 3 Sul Ross St. 7 Final - 7 innings
  Whitworth 0 Centenary (La.) 3 Final
  George Fox 13 Schreiner 3 Final
  Dallas 4 Sul Ross St. 13 Final
Sun. 4 Pacific (Ore.) 3 Centenary (La.) 8 Final
  Whitworth 2 Centenary (La.) 6 Final
  Schreiner 10 Concordia (TX) 6 Final
  Dallas 12 Sul Ross St. 14 Final
  Pacific Lutheran 0 Texas Lutheran 5 Final
  Pacific Lutheran 12 Texas Lutheran 13 Final