TWC Athletic News
Cody Gaskill had 2 hits including a homerun and 3 RBIs
Cody Gaskill had 2 hits including a homerun and 3 RBIs
Baseball - Wed, Feb. 23, 2011

The Bulldogs traveled to Trevecca Nazarene University for a single 9-inning game. 

The Bulldogs scored one run in the first inning. Smith reached on a walk, and then Gaskill was hit by a pitch to move Smith around to 2nd. Branca singled to left field and Smith scored. Munson then grounded into a double play and Bergin grounded out to end the top of the inning. Trevecca answered with one run scored in the bottom of the 1st after an error by Jordan Guida. 

The game remained tied 1-1 until the bottom of the fourth when Trevecca scored another run to go up 2-1. In the top of the 5th, the Bulldogs answered with one run to tie the game 2-2. Cody Gaskill hit his 3rd homerun of the season. Trevecca finished the 5th inning with 2 hits and one run to go up 3-2. 

The Bulldogs came back in the 6th to score 4 runs and take the lead 6-3.  It all started with a single by Guida, then a double from Lindsey. Anthony Boix hit a sac fly to score Guida and advance C.J. McElroy who was running for Lindsey. Ryan Santos reached by fielder's choice and McElroy scored. Santos then got a stolen base and advanced to second. Smith tripled down the right field line, which scored Santos. Cody Gaskill singled to score Smith.  A wild pitch by Trevecca pitcher, PJ Francescon, allowed Gaskill to advance to second. Gaskill then stole 3rd, but was left on base when Sam Munson lined out to second. The Bulldogs held Trevecca to no runs in the sixth.

In the top of the 7th, the Bulldogs scored two runs when Lindsey singled and then 4 batters were walked. Stephen Branca then hit a single to score 2 more runs. Innings 8 and 9 remained scoreless. The Bulldogs defeated Trevecca 10-3. 
Stephen Branca had 4 hits including a double and 3 RBIs.  David Lindsey had 3 hits including one double.  Bergin also had a double.  Cody Gaskill, Jordan Guida, and Anthony Biox each had 2 hits. Johnny Smith had one triple and 2 RBIs.  Also with an RBI is Ryan Santos and Anthony Biox.
Josh McDaniel pitched 6 innings giving up 8 hits, 3 runs, and striking out 8.  Corey Collins came in to pitch 2 innings of relief.  He struck out 2 and gave up no hits or runs.  Ben Crocker came in to close the game, walking 2 and striking out one.

The Bulldogs play a 4 game series with the University of Saint Francis on Friday and Saturday. Friday's double header will start at 1:00 pm and Saturday's will be at 12:00 pm.