The Austin College baseball team committed five errors and stranded 11 runners as the 'Roos fell 6-2 to visiting Texas Lutheran University, as the Bulldogs completed a series sweep against Austin College on Saturday. The 'Roos are now 2-15 overall this season and 0-6 in Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference play.
Texas Lutheran took advantage of a throwing error in the top of the third to get on the board with three runs, and Austin College answered with a run of their own in the bottom half of the inning to make it 3-1. Patrick Renz singled home Daniel Keene for the Austin College score.
In the fourth inning the Bulldogs added a run when Tony Gennusa hit a solo homer to make it 4-1, and TLU added two more runs with the second coming home on an error to make it a 6-1 ballgame. Hunter Wilson singled home Jeremy Halford in the bottom of the seventh to make it 6-2 but that's how things would stay.
Wilson finished 3-for-4 with an RBI and Keene went 2-for-4 to lead the 'Roos offensively. Josh Lewis took the loss on the mound, surrendering six runs, four earned, on 11 hits in 6.1 innings of work.
Austin College athletic teams participate as a member of the NCAA Division III and the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference.
About Austin College
Austin College is a leading national independent residential liberal arts college located north of Dallas in Sherman, Texas. Founded in 1849, making it the oldest institution of higher education in Texas operating under original charter and name, the college is related by covenant to the Presbyterian Church (USA). Recognized nationally for academic excellence in the areas of international education, pre-professional training, and leadership studies, Austin College is one of 40 schools profiled in Loren Pope's influential book Colleges that Change Lives.