Tigers Swept in Series Finale to Rhodes

Tigers Swept in Series Finale to Rhodes

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Sewanee baseball suffered an 8-3 defeat to the hands of Rhodes College on Monday from FedEx Field.

INSIDE THE MATCHUP
Final Score: Rhodes (8-4, 3-0) 8, Sewanee (1-8, 0-3) 3
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HOW IT HAPPENED
-Sewanee started the contest with a Chris McNulty double to bring home Riley Brandevold.

-Rhodes scored four runs, three in the third and one in the fourth,

-The Tigers added a run to cut the deficit to 4-2 off a McNulty sacrifice fly in the top of the fifth.

-However, the Lynx scored three in the bottom half of the inning to put the contest out of reach.

SEWANEE KEY STATISTICS
-Chris McNulty went 3-for-4 with a double and two RBI.

-Trey Akins and Derek Hullings each tallied two hits each.

-Trey Holland (0-1) allowed three earned runs in 3.1 innings pitched as the starter in the series finale.

RHODES KEY STATISTICS
-Paul Giacomazzi finished with six hits in the twinbill, including a 4-for-5 performance at the plate in game one.

-Jack Mercer (2-1) struck out 12 batters in five innings, allowing two earned on five hits in game one.

-Trey Sledge (2-1) fanned nine batters in six innings of two-run ball in the late night cap.

UP NEXT
The Tigers will officially open the home schedule with a 12-game homestand, beginning with Centre. The series will begin with a doubleheader from Montgomery Field on Saturday beginning at noon.

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