Cougars Split With Saluqis Friday

Cougars Split With Saluqis Friday

Baseball swept split the first two games of their three game series with Southwest Tennessee on Thursday.

In the first game, the Cougars won 6-0 in seven innings. LF Lance Dockery and DH Brock Browning were both 1-for-3 with 2 RBI each. Dockery also hit a home run in the game. CF Tucker Mendenhall (1-for-3) and RF Reid Nelson (2-for-3) drove in the other two runs. SP Ryan Inches pitched a complete game shutout, striking out seven.

In the second game, Cleveland State suffered a 7-3 loss. The Saluqis built up a 5-0 lead by the fourth inning, but in the fifth inning, Mendenhall (1-for-4) hit a two-run homer and brought the Cougars to within three runs. In the sixth inning, 1B Caleb Hopkins (1-for-3) hit a double, advancing SS Jonathan Hickman (1-for-2) to third, where he scored on an error and brought the score to 5-3. However, the rally was not enough to overcome the Saluqi offense.

The two teams will face each other in the rubber match tomorrow at 12:00 ET with a special Sophomore Day ceremony prior to the first pitch at 11:45 ET.

 

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