Trevecca closer Steven Brown set a new Trojan baseball record for saves in a season with his seventh of the year in game one of a double-header with Mid-Continent University on Friday. Brown shared the previous season record (6) with Chris Fowler. Brown had six saves last year; one year after Fowler had set the record.
Brown set the career record for saves early this season. He broke the record (8) shared by Fowler and Keith Orser. Brown now has 13 career saves.
Ben Johnson (3-4) got the win in game one with 4.1 innings of work. Johnson allowed six hits, four runs, and a walk while striking out six. Steven Brown (7) picked up the save with 2.2 innings of work. Brown allowed a hit and struck out three. Brian Dirheimer was 2-3 with a run scored, four RBI, a double, and a home run. Marty Parks was 2-5 with three runs, two RBI, a stolen base, and a home run. Chris Low and Dylan Lynch were 3-3. Lowe had a triple, two runs scored, and a RBI. Landry Walker also had a triple and was 1-1 with a run scored and two RBI.
Nick Shoup (8-1) pitched all five innings in game two. The game was shortened due to the 10-run rule. Shoup allowed three hits, two runs, one earned run, and two walks while striking out three. Marty Parks continued his hot bat with a 2-3 performance and added two runs, two RBI, and two stolen bases. Cody Heggie was 3-4 with a run scored and a double. Aaron Bree was 1-2 with a double, a run scored, and four RBI.
The Trojans will wrap up its final conference regular season home game on Saturday, under the lights of Nashville’s Greer Stadium. The Trojans Cougars will complete their three-game series with a nine-inning game. First pitch is schedule for 6 p.m.
The event is Free and gates will open at 4:30 p.m. and the first pitch will be at 6:00 p.m.
Trevecca hopes to fill the stadium full of fans, alumni, and other local supporters of baseball.
The evening will be full of give-a-ways, fun games, and a positive family atmosphere to watch the Trojans do battle.
With the experience “under the lights” Trevecca will take time to raise awareness of the team’s need for a lighted baseball field on campus.
After the game, WORD music’s Lanae Hale and CircleSlide will be performing a free concert.
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