Dates: February 26-27, 2016
Scores: Game One: WCU 8, WBC 0, Game Two: WCU 3, WBC 0, Game Three: WCU 5, WBC 1
Records: (RV) William Carey University (9-5), Williams Baptist College (5-10)
Location: Milton Wheeler Field - Hattiesburg, Miss.
The Series Recap:
The Williams Baptist College baseball team traveled to Hattiesburg, Miss., on Friday, for a three game series against a tough William Carey University team. WCU was able to sweep the three game set.
In game one, the Eagles only managed to accumulate two hits, with left fielder Braxton Rhodes (SO/Fayette, Ala.) collecting both of in a 2-for-4 outing. Dalton Freshour (JR/West Plains, Mo.) threw five innings of scoreless relief in the game, surrendering three hits, one walk and five strikeouts.
In game two, WBC out-hit WCU 4-3 in the contest, but could not add a run for the second straight contest. Ryan Shelton (SR/Brentwood, Tenn.) went 2-for-3 and Eagle starter Michael Ludwig (SR/Heber Springs, Ark.) threw a solid complete game. He surrendered three hits, three earned runs, three walks and posted two strikeouts.
William Carey gave up its first run of the series in game three, but it managed to keep the Eagles in check with the solo run on its way to a 5-1 victory. Ludwig had the lone RBI for Williams in the game.
The Eagles will host Crowley's Ridge College on Monday, February 29, in a doubleheader at Shell Field. First pitch is scheduled for 1 p.m.
Check out www.wbceagles.com for more information on the WBC baseball team and for live streaming of the events.