Local College Baseball Today: Four-hit game for Alex Swim(NWG) as Elon goes to 30 wins and Warren Slack(SWG) has complete game for UNCG

Posted by Andy Durham on May 2, 2010 at 4:46 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

from Saturday:
UNCG 5
Western Carolina 3

N.C. A&T 17, Delaware State 2
N.C. A&T 11, Delaware State 5

Elon 14
Wofford 4
SPARTANBURG, S.C. — Alex Swim(Northwest Guilford HS) recorded the second four-hit game of his career while Matt Hinson drove in four runs to lead the Elon Phoenix to a 14-4 Southern Conference baseball victory at Wofford on Saturday. With the win, the Phoenix secured the series win over the Terriers. Elon improved to 30-16 overall and 14-9 in SoCon play. Wofford fell to 13-29, 6-14.

Elon has now collected 30 or more victories in each of its 11 NCAA Division I campaigns.
Click Here to see Swim and to read more on Elon…..

CULLOWHEE, N.C. – Warren Slack(Southwest Guilford HS) threw his first-career complete game and Ed Jayjack came within a double of the cycle to lead UNC Greensboro to a 5-3 win over Western Carolina on Saturday afternoon at Hennon Stadium.

Slack picked up the win after allowing only three runs on eight hits over his nine innings, while tying a season-high with seven strikeouts. Matt Benedict picked up his first loss of the season for the Catamounts (26-15-1, 9-10-1 Southern Conference) after giving up five runs on seven hits in 7 1/3 innings.

GREENSBORO – If the North Carolina A&T baseball team has proven one thing to its conference opponents, it is the fact they can hit the ball. A&T’s bats continued to punish MEAC foes on Saturday with 17-2 and 11-5 wins over Delaware State in baseball doubleheader action at War Memorial Stadium.

George Hines, Nick Rogers(Northwest Guilford HS), Marquis Riley and Alex Grubb homered in the first game. Xavier Macklin hit a homer in Game 2. Senior lead-off hitter George Hines went 3-for-5 with five RBIs and two runs scored in the first game. Freshman Alex Grubb added a 2-for-4 performance with two runs scored and four RBIs.

Sophomore Esterlin Paulino (6-2)(Southwest Guilford HS) earned the win by pitching six innings and striking out three. Paulino has not surrendered more than two earned runs in his last four starts.

In the second game, Macklin and freshman Kelvin Freeman had three RBIs apiece. Senior Nick Rogers(NWG) pulled his normal effective double duty. He went 2-for-4 at the plate with an RBI and a run scored. On the mound, he improved to 8-3 by striking out nine over seven innings.

Sunday:
Wofford 12
Elon 10
*****Elon at North Carolina to take on the Tar Heels on Monday afternoon at 5:30pm….*****

UNCG at Western Carolina 2pm….(Sunday)


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