Baseball Loses Late In SWAC Home Opener
Nick Kreutzer went 3-for-5 with two RBI, Justin Robinson went 3-for-4 with two runs scored, and Brandon Simon went 2-for-4 to lead the 12-hit attack. Will Smith had another strong outing on the mound, pitching 5 2/3 innings allowing five hits and two runs, walking two and striking out three.
UAPB scored a pair of runs in the second inning. With two out, Justin Robinson singled, moving Jarficur Parker to third, who had reached on a fielder’s choice. Parker then scored on an error by the catcher, as Robinson stole second. Kreutzer then singled to center scoring Robinson for a 2-0 lead.
After Texas Southern got on the board in the fourth, the Golden Lions answered in the home half of the inning. Robinson singled with one out and scored on a Kreutzer doubled to left center.
TSU scored runs in the fifth and seventh innings to tie the score, and added three runs in the ninth for the final margin.