Baseball falls in SCAC opener to No. 11 Trinity
Friday, March 13, 2015
Centenary (4-7, 0-1 SCAC)
#11 Trinity University (13-3, 1-0 SCAC)
3/13/2015 | San Antonio, Texas | Attendance: 122
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Win: Speer (4-0) 8.082206
Loss: Holden Novak (3-1) 5.193335
Michael Schimpf (CENT) 412000
Cole Lavergne (CENT) 412000
Singer (TUBB) 524301

SAN ANTONIO, Texas – The Centenary baseball team dropped a 10-4 decision in the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference opener at No. 11 Trinity University on Friday evening. The setback moves the Gents to 4-7 on the season.

The Tigers used a sixth-run, eighth inning to sink the Maroon and White. Centenary trailed 4-2 heading into the frame after scoring a pair of runs in the sixth inning. The Maroon and White attempted a ninth-inning rally with two runs, but couldn’t overcome the TU deficit.

Michael Schimpf and Cole Lavergne each tallied multiple-hit efforts in the outing while the Gents gathered RBI from Aaron Quantanilla, Khalen Simpson and Chris Zapata. Quantanilla’s pair of RBI came off a two-run homerun in the sixth inning.

Holden Novak (3-1) suffered his first loss of the season. Novak tossed 5.1 innings in the start allowing three runs – all earned – nine hits with five strikeouts and a trio of walks. Taylor Henry, Devin Bench, Dustin Dalton and Grant Debevec combined for the final 2.3 frames allowing seven runs on eight hits.

Zack Speer (4-0) claimed the win on the mound with eight innings of work in which he allowed two runs on eight hits with six strikeouts. Matt Tindall tossed the final frame with a pair of runs on four hits and a strikeout.

Austin Singer led the Tigers at the dish with four hits, three RBI and two runs scored.

Centenary returns to action on Saturday, March 14 against at 1 p.m. against the Tigers.