Rhodes defeats Sewanee 8-3 to earn SAA sweep

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Memphis - Rhodes College baseball closed out their first conference series with an 8-3 victory over Sewanee. Rhodes is now 8-4 on the year and 3-0 in the Southern Athletic Association.

Sewanee took an early 1-0 after the first inning and Tiger pitcher Trey Holland held the Lynx scoreless for the first two innings. Rhodes took the lead for good by scoring three runs in the third inning with two outs. Jon Michael Lauck walked and after Brady John singled, the duo moved up a base on a double steal. Zac Lange singled to tie the game and after Paul Giacomazzi walked, first baseman Nick Bosma doubled to earn two RBI. 

The Lynx scored a lone run in the fourth on a passed ball and added three more runs in the fifth inning after the Tigers notched a run in the top of the fifth. 

In the bottom of the seventh, Jacob Telli singled and then stole second base. He then scored on a hit and run as Will Heurtin singled to right center to give Rhodes an 8-2 lead.
Two Lynx fielding errors in the eighth allowed the Tigers to score a run. Rhodes got out of the inning after Jake Stacy caught a line drive and third and dove to the bag for the unassisted double play. 

Matt Dale picked up his second win of the season, fanning five over six innings of work. 

Telli went two-of-five with a stolen base, two RBI and two runs scored. Bosma finished three-of-five with a double, two RBI and run scored. 

Rhodes travels to Millsaps this weekend and then heads over to Florida for five games over spring break.