Louisiana College Gains 12-6 Win Over Eagles
Release Date: 04/01/2011
Clarksville, Ark.-Louisiana College scored a combined eight runs in the final three innings to hand the University of the Ozarks a 12-6 loss in American Southwest Conference play Friday.
The Wildcats (19-9, 6-1 ASC) broke a scoreless game in the fourth with four runs on five hits. Ozarks (4-22, 1-9 ASC) wouldn’t score until the sixth when it cut it to 4-2. Louisiana College got both runs back in the top of the seventh, but Ozarks responded with two runs of their own in the bottom half of the frame. It was a Nick Brill two-run homer that got Ozarks within 6-4 heading into the eighth inning. The Wildcats added three runs in both the eighth and ninth innings to make a comeback difficult for Ozarks.
The Eagles had 15 hits, with Mitchell Powers going 3-for-4.
Tyler Erickson (1-5) tossed six and one-third innings to receive the loss.
Ozarks will conclude their series against Louisiana College tomorrow with a double-header starting at noon. Seniors Travis Conner, Bobby Osburn and Arturo Perez will be honored prior to the game as part of “Senior Day”.
University of the Ozarks Sports Information Office