On Saturday, TTU Improved their record to 9 wins and 5 losses with a 5-3 win in game one and a 4-2 victory in the night cap.
In game one closer David Adair came in relief of starter Levi Mitchell with 2 outs in the top of the 5thinning and gotTempleout of a bases loaded jam. Adair picked up the win in relief. Jonathan Herrera had a 2 run single in the 5thand Pablo Rodriguez had a two-run homer in the bottom of the 6ththat gave TTU the win. Also contributing were Robby McIntire and Joseph Del Rosario with two hits each with McIntire scoring twice.
In game two John Creed pitched six innings allowing one earned run on only 4 hits while striking out 5 batters for his second win of the season, and Kyle fugitt had a 1-2-3 inning in the top of the 7thfor the save. Offensively in game two Robby McIntire and Ariel Gonzales were 2 for 4 with Gonzales getting the game tying RBI single. Also contributing were Clay Robinson with a double and run scored and Thomas Kilgore with a Sacrifice fly RBI. The Crusaders are in action again this coming Tuesday evening when they host NAIA 2ndranked LeeUniversity.