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Tiger baseball shuts out LWC

Staff Writer

Baseball_(crop)Though opening day has yet to approach in the MLB, Georgetown baseball has been going on since the beginning of February. The No. 20 Tigers sit three games above .500 with a record of 14-11, 4-5 MSC.

Starting on Friday at 4 p.m., the Tigers won four games in a row at home. First, in a series at home against Lindsey Wilson, the Tigers went for a sweep. Special congrats go to pitcher Matt Smith, who was named Mid-South Conference pitcher of the week. He threw a complete game shutout in the first game against No. 12 ranked Lindsey Wilson College, striking out three players through seven innings as the Tigers won 10-0. He scattered five hits with no walks as the Tigers mercy-ruled Lindsey Wilson. His ERA, at 2.01, is the tenth best in the Mid-South Conference.

Mike Steinke, Marvin Flores and Justin Moore all had two RBI and went 2-of-4 from the plate while David Higuera had one RBI and was 2-of-3 from the plate. Ryan Serrato, Jordan Hinshaw and Tanner Baldwin each had a run in the game as well.

The Tigers played two more games against Lindsey Wilson, winning 6-0 and 2-1. They next played Indiana University Southeast on March 14 and won 4-1. Over the weekend, the tigers suffered a setback against Campbellsville University, losing three games over March 14 and 15, 4-5, 4-5 and 3-11, all at Campbellsville.

Starting on Friday, March 22, the Tigers play at home against University of the Cumberlands. The first game is at 6 p.m. on Friday, while the next two start at noon on Saturday, March 23.