SAU Men’s Baseball Team is on a Roll

SAU men’s baseball team won against Siena Heights last Wednesday March 10th. They scored 8 to Siena’s 6 at Adrian, Michigan.

Image of Brant Mast was provided by saucougars.com

According to the saucougars article Baseball Wins Fourth Straight, SAU has won four straight games, including a conference series. The victory against Siena Heights was a team effort. The team roster is available here. The game highlights are below.

Photo of Jackson Kitchen was provided by saucougars.com

The cougar’s scored first. During the first inning, Brant Mast did a triple and hit the ball into play and reached third base without intervention. He scored on a Runs Batted In (RBI) groundout by Jackson Kitchen. This means Kitchen had hit the ball on the ground to a fielder and his plate appearance helped Mast score.

Landon Raczkowski made home runs. Siena Heights made some miscue, allowing the Cougars to score two more runs. The score was 6-2.

Photo of Landon Raczkowski was provided by saucougars.com

In the ninth the score was 8-5. Siena Heights scored a run and filled all three bases with runners. Vincent Herschberger earned a save and the final score was 8-6.

Image of Vincent Herschberger was provided by saucougars.com

According to the 2020-21 Baseball Schedule, the men’s baseball team has a five-win streak. They had won 2-1 on March 5th and 6-2 and 5-1 on March 8th against Mount Vernon Nazarene. After this victory, on Friday March 12, the Cougars scored 8-5 against Saint Francis. They have a doubleheader on Saturday March 13th in Fort Wayne, Indiana against Saint Francis. Their next game is March 16th in Adrian, MI against Siena Heights at 2pm.

By: Sarah Williams