UHV baseball sweeps two from LSU-Alexandria

April 28, 2012 at 11:04 p.m.
Updated April 27, 2012 at 11:28 p.m.

The University of Houston-Victoria baseball program swept a doubleheader against LSU Alexandria Saturday at Riverside Stadium.

The Jaguars scored three runs in the first inning of Game 1 to set the tone for the contest. UHV wound up winning 12-4 in seven innings after scoring in each of the first six innings. Freshman Nathan Falkenstine pitched six innings to improve his record to 5-4 on the season.

Hot bats carried the Jaguars to a win in the second game of the doubleheader. After scoring four runs in the first two innings, UHV scored six in the bottom of the sixth to win 10-7. Josh Ledesma (3-4) had a RBI single in the pivotal sixth inning.

Saturday's sweep improved the Jaguars record to 19-29 on the season.

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HOUSTON - Meagan Villegas, Emily Bergstrom and Baylea Wagener pitched a combined 10 scoreless innings over two games to help the University of Houston-Victoria sweep Houston Baptist Saturday afternoon.

UHV won Game 1 6-0 behind strong pitching and a perfect day at the plate from Brittany Arredondo. The Jaguar shortstop was 3-3 with 3 RBIs.

Emily Bergstrom allowed an earned run on six hits in four innings in Game 2 to lift the Jaguars to a 9-1 victory. That contest was just five innings, yet that was enough for senior Kelly King to drive in three, and score a run of her own.

Wagener pitched the final inning of both contests as the Jaguars won their 13th straight contest.



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