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.
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.
Larson Barkurn picked up the win in game one.
In game two, Nick Lowe's three run home run proved to be the difference as WCU defeated LSUA, 5-2.
LSUA moved in front with two runs in the top of the third then Lowe struck in the bottom of the inning belting 0-2 pitch to left field for a three run homer that put the Crusaders up 4-2.
The Generals threatened in the top of the fourth inning getting two runners on with one out however Jake Chambliss (SR/Gulfport, Miss.) came on in relief and worked out of the jam.
WCU added an insurance run in the bottom of the sixth inning as Tyler James scored on a wild pitch.
Chambliss picked up the win allowing just one hit in two inning of relief. Alex Buechler recorded his first save of the year with three strikeouts in two innings of work.