Stillman College hosted William Carey on Wednesday afternoon. The Tigers took down the number 14 team in the country by a score of 11-1. The win is the seventh in a row for the Tigers.
Stillman (13-18) slowly built a lead on the Crusaders (27-13), scoring a single run in each the second, third, and fourth innings, before blowing the game open with a six run 5th inning. The Tigers used 16 hits (all singles) to score 11 runs and end the game in seven innings.
Lazaro Rodriquez set the pace at the plate. Rodriguez finished 3-for-4 with two RBI.
CJ Copeland pitched a complete game for Stillman. Copeland gave up just one earned run on four hits.
The Tigers are at home this weekend for a series with Tougaloo. Game one will be Friday at 1:00 pm. The teams will play a doubleheader on Saturday beginning at 12:00 pm.
Courtesy Stillman Sports Information and Head Coach Julius McDougal
Black College Nines Note:
Stillman win marks the 17th time this season that an HBCU small school baseball program has defeated a NAIA Top 25 Ranked team this season.
Edward Waters College (27-16)
No. 5 Bluefield College (2/11/2017) (National Christian College Athletic Association NCCAA Top 10) W 2-1
RV University of South Carolina Beaufort (3/14/2017) W 7-5
RV University of South Carolina Beaufort (3/14/2017) W 11-3
No. 11 Keiser University (4/1/2017) W 10-5
No. 11 Keiser University (4/2/2017) W 9-3
Harris-Stowe State University (25-15)
No. 5 Central Baptist College (3/9/2017) (National Christian College Athletic Association NCCAA Top 10) W 6-3
RV Columbia College (4/1/2017) W 5-4
Jarvis Christian College (24-20)
No. 13 York College (1/27/2017) W 12-7
RV Louisiana State University Shreveport (La.) (4/4/2017) W 11-3
RV Louisiana State University Shreveport (La.) (4/8/2017) W 10-9
Talladega College (26-17)
No. 4 Tennessee Wesleyan (2/14/2017) W 4-3
RV University of Mobile (2/18/2017) W 11-9
No. 1 Faulkner University (2/28/2017) W 4-3
No. 25 Cumberland University (3/6/2017) W 4-2
No. 25 Cumberland University (3/14/2017) W 5-2
No. 5 Tennessee Wesleyan (3/22/2017) W 10-9