This is a news release from William Carey Athletics
Hattiesburg, Miss.- William Carey University picked up their third straight win as they swept LSU-Alexandria in double header action at Milton Wheeler Field.
In game one the Crusaders rallied from a three run deficit with a four run seventh inning as they defeated LSUA, 8-7.
Trailing 4-1 going into the bottom of the third inning, the Crusaders strung together three hits including a RBI double by Tyler Richardson (JR/Bluff City, Tenn.) and two run RBI double by Alex Buechler (SR/Omaha, Neb.) to tie the game at 4.
LSUA retook the lead with a run in the fifth inning and added two more in the top of the seventh inning to open a 7-4 lead.
In the bottom of the seventh the Crusaders rallied as Buechler ripped a one out bases loaded single to score Wes Brown (FR/Denham Springs, La.) and cut the General lead to 7-5. Nick Lowe (JR/Satsuma, AL) followed with a hit to General's shortstop Matt Telscoe who committed a costly error that allowed two runs to score to tie the game and put the winning run on third.
After an intentional walk to Larson Barkurn (SO/Petal, Miss.), Michael Wells (SR/Niceville, Fla.) sealed the game for the Crusaders with a sacrifice fly to center that scored Buehler.