Orange Out Promo
Uploaded Ad
Article Image
Baseball sweeps Jacks
Release: 05/08/2011
Files available
Send this article to a friend Print RSS
Nacogdoches, Tex. - Designated hitter Chris Andreas and center fielder Mark Hudson each drove in a run in the top of the ninth and right fielder Greg Olson threw out a Stephen F. Austin at home for the final out of the game as Sam Houston rallied to defeat the Lumberjacks 3-2 Sunday afternoon.

The victory gave the Bearkats a three-game sweep of SFA since the Jacks brought baseball back to their sports program in 2006. Sam Houston (33-17, Southland 16-11) out-hit SFA 10-7 as the Lumberjacks fell to 30-17 and 17-10 in league action.

Catcher Doug Oney gave Sam Houston a 1-0 lead in the top of the fourth inning. Oney singled, moved to second then scored on a Stephen F. Austin throwing error.

The Lumberjacks jumped in front with two runs in the bottom of the fourth inning after an RBI single by Justin McAninch and a sacrifice fly by Riley Huble.

Andreas tied the game with a bases loaded single to shortstop in the top of the ninth. Hudson brought in the winning run with a sacrifice fly.

With two outs and a runner on second base, SFA's Jordan Lewis singled to right fielder. Olson gunned down base runner Jackson Hood at home plate.

Caled Smith was the starting pitcher for Sam Houston, striking out two batters in five and a third innings. Brent Powers (5-3) got the victory in relief.

the Bearkats will take time off for finals then head on the road again for a three-game series at Central Arkansas next weekend.

The Bearkats will play their final regular season series at home with Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Thursday, May 19 through Saturday May 21. The series marks Mark Johnson's final appearance at Don Sanders Stadium as Bearkat head coach. The 44th head coach to win more than 1,000 games at the NCAA Division I level will retire at the end of the 2011 season.

Johnson will be honored in special pregame ceremonies on Friday, May 20.

DVD Store
Bowling Donate
Men's Golf Donate
Women's Track Donate
Cups Donate Banner
Cups Donate Banner
Cup Donate Banner
Baseball Conference Champs
Cups Donate Banner
Cups Donate Banner
Cups Donate Banner
Cup Donate Banner
Cups Donate Banner
Cups Donate Banner
Cups Donate Banner
More On
All sports invited Nov. 22
Matt Deggs takes over Bearkat program
Matt Deggs completes his coaching staff
Sam Houston athletic gear available in new outlets
Nationally-ranked wins at Minute Maid Park propel Kat baseball to national spotlight
Five SHSU baseball players on Southland 1990s All-Decade Team
Six Bearkats selected to Southland Conference All-Decade team for the 2000s
Bearkats named to Southland Commissioner's Academic Honor Roll
Sam Houston student-athletes spread Christmas spirit
Keshawn Hill
Position: RB
Class: Senior
Presented by Villas on Sycamore
What will be the highlight of Letterwinner's Day on Nov. 22nd?
Senior Day presentation
The football game vs. Central Arkansas
Last regular season tailgate
Competing for another Southland Title
Presented by State Farm
TFB Honorary Coach