SEWANEE, Tenn. - The Sewanee baseball team suffered a series sweep to the hands of Birmingham-Southern, falling 6-1 and 3-2 Sunday afternoon from Montgomery Field.
INSIDE THE MATCHUP
Final Score, Game 1: Birmingham-Southern 6, Sewanee 1
Final Score, Game 2: Birmingham-Southern (11-9, 4-5) 3, Sewanee (5-15, 0-9) 2
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HOW IT HAPPENED, GAME 1
-After a scoreless first inning, Birmingham-Southern brought the first run home of the game on an RBI groundout.
-BSC responded in the third inning with four runs in the frame, all coming with two outs.
-A Panther homer by Will Toner made it a 6-1 win in the opener.
HOW IT HAPPENED, GAME 2
-In the third inning, Ross Anderson started the scoring for the visitors with a solo shot down the left field line.
-The lead would last until the fifth inning, when Tyler Wise launched a homer to even the score at two runs apiece.
-In the sixth, BSC took the lead for good with an RBI single by Will Toner.
SEWANEE KEY STATISTICS
-Jack Galanek laced two doubles en route to a 2-for-3 game one with an RBI. He also added a hit in game two.
-Will Collins (0-2) suffered the loss in the opener, allowing one earned run on seven hits.
-Trey Holland (1-3) did not walk a batter in seven innings, allowing five hits and three earned, while striking out five.
BIRMINGHAM-SOUTHERN KEY STATISTICS
-Three Panthers: Will Toner, Tyler Wise and Ross Anderson all launched homers for the Panthers.
-John Michael Shirley (1-2) earned the win in the opener, tossing six innings, allowing one run on six hits and striking out three.
-Rich Miscichia (1-2) tossed three innings of relief in the series finale to secure the win, striking out five batters while only walking one.
The Tigers were scheduled to take on Calvin (Mich.) on Monday, but the game has been canceled. So, the next game will be on Wednesday, as the Tigers travel to the Scots of Maryville College for a doubleheader.