Saturday, May 8, 2010

SLU Comes Out Swinging, Takes Series From Sam Houston

The SLU bats heated up, as every Lion starter collected a hit and Chris Franklin threw his third straight complete game in their 8-6 come from behind win over Sam Houston State. With their 7th Southland Conference series win the Lions improve to 35-14 overall and 17-9 in SLC play.

After being down 6-0 SLU put a 5 spot on the board in the 4th inning. The Lions then came back and scored the tying run in the 7th inning on a Cody Gougler RBI double to right field. In the 8th Brock Hebert’s triple scored Alex Marse, who pinch ran for Chris Ernest after he singled. Hebert scored on a Trey Martin ground out to finishing out the scoring at 8-6.

Franklin, making is third start of the season, gave up 6 runs (3 of which were earned) on 9 hits and struck out 8. He ran his record to 7-4, 3-0 as a starter.

The Lions will look to give their mothers a Mothers Day sweep tomorrow as they play the finale of the series at 1:00 pm at “The Pat”.

Score by Innings                            R H E
Sam Houston State... 200 400 000 - 6 9 0
Southeastern La.....  000 500 12X - 8 13 2
WP - Chris Franklin (7-4)
LP - Justin Jackson (1-4)
SV - None

Top Hitters:
Brock Hebert 2-4, 3B,3 RBI
Cody Gougler 2-4, 2B, RBI
Chris Ernest 2-4, RBI
Joe Sparacino 2-4
Trey Martin 1-3, 2B, 3 RBI, BB

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