Baseball at Loyola University
The Crimson Wave baseball team defeated Loyola University 2-0 in game one of their double header yesterday afternoon but lost 2-0 in the second game. It was a good road win for CCSJ who just wrapped up their eight game tour in Mississippi and Louisiana. CCSJ is now 5-13-1 on the season as they begin their travels back to Whiting.
Loyola University was 9-9 heading into game one with the Crimson Wave. At the top of the second inning, the Crimson Wave would go up 2-0 after a couple of RBI’s from Luis Rondon and Johnathan Cardenas that drove in Reinhold Navas and Eric Barnier. The pitching and defense for the Crimson Wave proved too much for Loyola as CCSJ kept them scoreless the rest of the game. Enrique Zemora pitched the entire game for CCSJ with ten strikeouts and only gave up two hits. CCSJ ended the day with five hits.
Loyola University would go on to defeat CCSJ 2-1 in game two during another tight match up. At the bottom of the 3rd inning, Loyola would go up 1-0 and would score again in the 4th. The Crimson Wave showed signs of life when Cesar Marie drove in Jesus Alvarez to bring the game 2-1. Loyola would end up closing the game out to take the 2-1 victory. The Crimson Wave ended game two with three hits.
The Crimson Wave will return home and use the next few weeks to get back to practice. Their next match up is against Aquinas College on March 18th at 1:00pm.
Baseball Competes at Belhaven
The Crimson Wave baseball team took on Belhaven University today in a double header that saw a lot of action between both teams. CCSJ would go on to lose game one 8-6 and game two 14-4. The Crimson Wave is now 4-9-1 on the season as they are about to wrap up their tour of Mississippi and Louisiana.
The Crimson Wave fell short in game one scoring six runs as Belhaven escaped with the win with 8 runs. Luis Castro led the way for CCSJ with two hits, an RBI, and scored. Mikyl Flemming had a hit, an RBI, and scored. DH Eric Barnier also ended the game with a hit, an RBI, and a score. The Crimson Wave ended game one with seven hits total with twenty six at bats.
Game two didn’t go the way the men had hoped as Belhaven put up 14 runs compared to CCSJ’s 4. Jesus Alvarez and Evan Frantini each had two hits while Michael Ryerson ended game two with a hit, a run, and two RBI’s.
The Crimson Wave will head to Louisiana tomorrow to take on Loyola University at 2:00pm.
Baseball Falls a Run Short at William Carey
The Crimson Wave baseball team moved to 4-10 on the season as they fell to William Carey University 3-2 on Monday. It was a tough loss for the men’s team as they are continuing their tour of Mississippi and Louisiana for the next few days.
Cesar Mari went 1 for 3 with an RBI to help CCSJ get on the board. Joseph Romero went 1 for 2 and second basemen Jake Beiriger went 2 for 3 on the day. The Crimson Wave did gain the lead in the 8th inning 2-1 but couldn’t hang on as William Carey answered with two runs of their own in the bottom of the 8th inning.
It has been a good trip for the men’s team so far who saw wins against Hannibal-LaGrange University and Tougaloo College.
The Crimson Wave will return to action this evening as they take on Belhaven University at 6:00pm.