This is a news release from William Carey athletics
Mobile, Ala.- Gavin Culpepper scattered three hits and one run over 7 2/3 innings of work as William Carey University defeated the University of Mobile, 3-1 in SSAC action at Jacobs Field.
After falling behind 1-0 on a Ram run in the second inning, Culpepper found his groove and the WCU offense came to life. Jordan Anderson drove in the first WCU run in the fifth inning to tie the game and in the sixth inning Carey moved in front as Alex Buechler RBI double scored Tyler Richardson to put WCU up 2-1.
The Rams threatened in the eighth inning as Culpepper issued a pair of two out walks however Jake Chambliss came on in relief and got WCU out of the jam and then sat the Rams down in order in the ninth inning to pick up the save.
Tyler Richardson led WCU at the plate going 4 for 4 with two doubles. Ramon Cedeno and Michael Wells each added two hits.
With the win WCU improves to 11-6 overall and 6-1 in SSAC action.
WCU and Mobile wrap up their three game series tomorrow with a doubleheader beginning at 1:00 pm at Jacobs Field.