San Antonio – The top-ranked Tiger baseball team finished off a two-game series against Sul Ross State (TX) University with a 10-2 victory on Friday evening.
Trinity pieced together runs in each of the first three innings to take an early 3-0 lead, holding on to the shutout until Sul Ross pushed a run across in the top of the fourth.
The Tigers forced Sul Ross to strand four runners on base in the fifth and sixth, then the home team broke the game open with seven runs on six hits in the bottom of the sixth inning.
Sul Ross loaded the bases with no outs in the next inning, but Trinity limited the damage to just one run to keep it a 10-2 Tiger lead.
Both teams went quietly over the final two innings with neither putting any runners on base, and Trinity finished off another victory.
The Tigers improved to 26-2 with the team's eighth consecutive victory, while Sul Ross suffered its third straight loss to fall to 19-14.
Brendan Meyer (6-0) took over the team lead in wins, yielding two runs on six hits over six-plus innings and striking out five batters. Corey Cater and Sam Neely closed out the final three innings of the game without allowing a hit.
Blake Frampton paced Trinity's offense with three hits and two RBI, going 3-4 with a run scored in the game.
Michael Davis and Parker Cormack finished with two hits each, while Rafe Chaumette drove in a pair of runs. Cormack hit his ninth double of the season, which is the second-most among all Tiger hitters.
Trinity opens up a three-game Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference series at Schreiner (TX) University with a doubleheader that begins tomorrow at noon.