Generals get first win at Emory

Eric Wisotsky earned Washington & Lee's first win over Emory in 14 meetings.
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With three runs in the ninth inning without the benefit of a hit, Washington and Lee won at Emory, 6-4, on Tuesday. It marked the first victory for the Generals in the all-time series with the Eagles. Emory had won the previous 13 meetings.

The Maine at Presque Isle Owls tallied 10 runs in the first two innings of their 12-11 nonconference win over Guilford at McBane Field. The Owls' Carlos Villoria went 4-for-6 with three runs and two RBI.

Brandon Perry went 3-for-4 with two doubles and three RBI to lead Birmingham-Southern to a 9-4 win over LaGrange at Phil Williamson Stadium at Cleaveland Field. Birmingham-Southern finished the day with 16 hits that included four-doubles and a triple while limiting LaGrange to six hits.

Rhodes defeated visiting LeMoyne-Owen 16-6 at Stauffer Field. Senior RHP Stuart Voges earned his first victory of the season, after coming out of the bullpen in the fifth.

Eric Zamora was a winner for Hardin-Simmons in Georgetown.
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Hardin-Simmons' completed its eight-game road trip to start the season with a 7-1 win over Southwestern in Georgetown. Junior Eric Zamora was brilliant in his first start of the season for the Cowboys. He scattered five hits over six innings and allowed just one walk, one run and struck out seven. The Cowboy bullpen worked three perfect innings, with Ryan Reagor, Brandon Bollinger and Tyler Brunnemann all working an inning.

Andrew Levy pitched 7.2 innings, allowing one hit and shortstop Ken O'Neill went 2-for-4 with three RBIs as No. 9 Salisbury shutout Virginia Wesleyan, 9-0. Levy stuck out four and walked none to lead Salisbury to a season sweep of Virginia Wesleyan. Quinn Griffith had a game-high three hits, including a double, pacing five players with at least two hits.

 East Texas Baptist opened a big lead over the first three innings and rolled to a 21-4 win over Austin. After only scoring one run in the first, ETBU put up five runs in the second and 10 runs in the third of ra 16-2 lead.  They then added three in the fourth and two in the fifth for a 21-3 lead. Seven players had two or more hits on the night as Phillip Windham posted three hits for two RBI.  Garrett Parsons, who had two hits, led the team with four RBI. 

Michael Bentz earned the win for Trinity (Texas) with three and two-thirds innings of three-hit relief pitching. photo by Andrew Zavorina

Austin Neely had three hits, and Berry held Bates to one hit as the Vikings prevailed, 6-0. Neely was 3-3 with a triple, two RBI and socred one run. On the mound, starter TJ Montgomery got the win and tossed six innings of one hit ball. He sturck out six and walked on hitter. Ben Jernigan worked three perfect innings in relief and garnered a save. The Vikings notched a season-high 13 hits in the contest. 

Despite outhitting their hosts, 7-6, Brandeis suffered a 4-1 defeat at the hands of NAIA squad Southeastern University in the second game of their February break trip to Florida. 

The Eagles took advantage of a Hendrix error in the bottom of the ninth to score two runs and complete a 7-6 comeback win. Trailing 6-5 heading into the ninth, Ozarks mounted a rally to earn its fourth win in its last five games. Peyton Johnigan then hit a ball that appeared to be a double play opportunity, but Hendrix was unable to field it cleanly, allowing both Nick Brill and the Dean Igert to score. The throw home to get the speedy Igert hit the dirt and was then bobbled by the catcher.