Bearkats Complete Sweep of Stephen F. Austin

By: SHSU Sports Information
By: SHSU Sports Information

HUNTSVILLE, Texas -- Sam Houston State completed the sweep of Stephen F. Austin with a dominant 16-7 win Sunday at Don Sanders Stadium. The Bearkats (34-14, 16-8 SLC) pounded out 18 hits, including a 3-for-4 day with four RBI by second baseman Shea Pierce.

Catcher Anthony Azar had a great day at the plate, going 4-for-5 with three RBI and two runs scored. First baseman Ryan O’Hearn was also 4-for-5 with a runs scored.

Reliever Nolan Riggs tossed 2 1/3 perfect innings with three strikeouts. He was credited with his second win of the season.

The Bearkats will take their eight-game winning streak on the road a three-game series at Houston Baptist next weekend.

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