AUSTIN, TX — The University of La Verne baseball team closed out a tough four-game road trip to Texas with a 10-3 win over No. 23 Concordia.
La Verne played a slate of four games including three against top-25 opponents. The Leopards narrowly fell to No. 3 Trinity (Tex.) 2-1, split a pair of games with Concordia, and slipped 8-5 against LeTourneau.
The Leopards move to 4-4 overall and will now begin SCIAC play.
La Verne unloaded 15 hits against the Tornados in the weekend finale. Jacob Benson led the way with an outstanding 4-4 performance at the plate with three RBIs and a run. He gave the Leopards the initial 1-0 lead in the second when he doubled in Jacob Freedman and added RBI singles in the fifth and sixth innings.
Designated hitter Aaron Fong produced three hits, two RBIs, and a run in the win for La Verne.
Patrick Keller picked up three walks, stole two bases and scored a pair of runs for the Leopards. Keller is currently tied for first in the nation with eight stolen bases this season. Drew Reddick finished with a pair of hits including a double and swiped one bag.
Big Time Performance
Pitcher Gerald Terry stuck out 11 batters in six innings of relief against the No. 3 Tigers.
The Leopards continue their stretch of tough opponents when they travel to defending NCAA Division III Champions and current No. 1 Chapman on Friday at 2:30 p.m.Watch Live Download the SCIAC TV App Follow ULV Athletics on Twitter Like us on Facebook Watch on Youtube Follow us on Instagram