HUNTSVILLE Ryan Trevino, Bobby Verbick, and Nick Zaleski all hit home runs to lead Sam Houston State to a 10-2 victory over McNeese State Saturday afternoon at Don Sanders Stadium.


The win was the second for Sam Houston in the three game Southland Conference series with the Cowboys. The Bearkats will go for their second SLC series sweep in a row Sunday at 1 p.m.


Sam Houston (24-14, SLC 11-6) totaled their 10 runs on 12 hits and four Cowboy errors. McNeese State (10-28, SLC 5-12) picked up two runs on eight hits.


Jaime Rohlmeier went 3-for-3 at the plate for Sam Houston with three RBIs including a two-run single in the second inning. Zaleskie and Ryan Weber each had two hits.


Dallas Gallant (4-2) was the winning pitcher, giving up six hits in seven innings, walking four, and striking out five.


Scott Holstein (1-5), the Cowboys’ starter, drew the loss, giving up seven runs in three and two thirds innings with four walks and one strike out.


Matt Shelton and Adam Albright pitched in relief for Sam Houston.


Trevino’s home run, his second of the season, scored two runs in the three-run fourth inning for the Kats. Verbick’s home run, his 11th of 2008, was a solo shot also in the fourth. Zaleski’s solo home run came in the sixth inning.


Line Score


Sam Houston State 10, McNeese St 2 (Apr 19, 2008 at Huntsville, TX) (Game 2)


McNeese St.......... 010 000 010  -  2  8  4      (10-28, 5-12 SLC)

Sam Houston State... 022 312 00X  - 10 12  0      (24-14, 11-6 SLC)


Pitchers: McNeese St - Holstein, Scott; Fontenot, Todd(4); Click, Matt(7). Sam Houston State -

Gallant, Dallas; Shelton, Matt(8); Albright, Adam(9).

Win-Gallant, Dallas(4-2)  Loss-Holstein, Scott(1-5)  T-2:37  A-337

HR SHSU - Trevino, Ryan; Verbick, Bobby; Zaleski, Nick.

Game: SAMBBB38