Baseball - Archives 2017
The Sam Houston State baseball program has never shied away from being labeled as mid-major. With the way the year has turned out nationally, it should be more of a compliment.
Sam Houston junior Lance Miles was named a First-Team Southland Conference Baseball All-Academic honoree, the league office announced Wednesday.
Sam Houston State senior pitcher Greg Belton was selected in the 27th round of the Major League Baseball Draft by the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim on Saturday afternoon.
Sam Houston stormed back to trim Arizona's lead to one but it was not be enough as the Bearkats were eliminated from the NCAA Regional in a 6-5 loss.
Sam Houston found its stride offensively, defeating Princeton 7-2 in an elimination game that was pushed back seven hours due to inclement weather at M.L. "Tigue" Moore Field.
After falling behind seven runs, Sam Houston got on the board in the eighth and added two more with no outs in the ninth before eventually falling 7-3 to Arizona in Game 1 of the Lafayette Regional.
Sam Houston baseball opens the Lafayette Regional on Friday at 1 p.m. against Arizona. The game will be broadcast on ESPN3 as the Bearkats begin their fourth NCAA Tournament in the last five seasons.