Making History: JMU brings college baseball to Crowley, LA and opens with a pair of victories.
Game One: LeBlanc's Walk-off Picture Perfect Ending In JMU Millers Baseball's Victory Over Dallas Christian College
A walk-off propelled JMU Millers Baseball to a decisive, dramatic victory over Dallas Christian College, 3-2. The game was tied at two with JMU Millers Baseball batting in the bottom of the ninth when an error scored one run for JMU Millers Baseball. The pitching was strong on both sides. JMU Millers Baseball pitchers struck out ten, while Dallas Christian College pitchers sat down nine. JMU Millers Baseball got on the board in the second inning. Trevor Durr doubled on a 2-2 count, scoring one run. Dallas Christian College knotted the game up at two in the top of the sixth inning, when Josh Freeman's sac fly scored one run for Dallas Christian College. Peyton Ford led things off on the mound for JMU Millers Baseball. The righthander went five innings, allowing two runs on five hits and striking out three. Garza toed the rubber for Dallas Christian College. The bulldog went three and two-thirds innings, allowing two runs on four hits and striking out four. Jaime Aragon threw five innings out of the bullpen. JMU Millers Baseball saw the ball well today, racking up eight hits in the game. Moose Ortego, Durr, and Nick Webre each collected multiple hits for JMU Millers Baseball. Webre, Durr, and Ortego each managed two hits to lead JMU Millers Baseball. JMU Millers Baseball was sure-handed and didn't commit a single error. Durr made the most plays with ten. Gavin Chamberlain went 3-for-4 at the plate to lead Dallas Christian College in hits.
Game Two: JMU Millers Baseball Walks Away Victorious Over Dallas Christian College, 10-5
JMU Millers Baseball took home a 10-5 victory over Dallas Christian College on Saturday. JMU Millers Baseball got on the board in the first inning. JMU Millers Baseball tallied six runs in the second inning. Kole Sonnier, Connor Pleasant, Nick Webre, and Ethan Bienvenu each had RBIs in the frame. Troy Morel led things off on the pitcher's mound for JMU Millers Baseball. The righty surrendered three runs on six hits over five innings, striking out three. Jr Soto was on the pitcher's mound for Dallas Christian College. The pitcher surrendered ten runs on 12 hits over six innings, striking out eight. JMU Millers Baseball totaled 12 hits in the game. Bienvenu, Sonnier, Connor Varnum, and Trevor Durr all had multiple hits for JMU Millers Baseball. Bienvenu led JMU Millers Baseball with three hits in four at bats. Stefon Reyes went 3-for-4 at the plate to lead Dallas Christian College in hits.