BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—The No. 5 Birmingham-Southern baseball team won its sixth-straight game on Wednesday evening, defeating Emory & Henry College at home, 14-7 at Striplin Field.
The Panthers moved to 13-2, while the Wasps fell to 4-13.
HOW IT HAPPENED
- After Emory & Henry scored a single run in the top of the first, BSC rallied and scored six runs over the next three innings.
- The Wasps added another single run in the top of the fourth to cut it to 6-2, and then another in the fifth cutting it to 6-3.
- BSC scored four more in the fifth and sixth, including a two-run homer by sophomore Ross Anderson, the first of his career.
- By the end of the eighth, the Panthers led 14-5 before giving up two runs in the top of the ninth.
- Senior Taylor McCracken led at the plate, going 3-5, while freshman Preston White was 2-3, freshman Tyler Wise was 2-4, and senior Matt Brown was 2-5.
- Anderson led with three RBI.
- Freshman Vincent Torres started on the mound and got the win, moving to 1-0; he allowed three hits and one earned run with three strikeouts.
- BSC travels to Demorest, Ga., this weekend for the Piedmont College Invitational.
- The Panthers will face Adrian College on Friday at 3 p.m. EST, No. 18 Marietta on Saturday at 1 p.m. EST, and Piedmont on Sunday at 3 p.m. EDT.