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 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.
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.