Left fielder Chase Scott also homered in the fifth, a two-run shot
The Golden Eagles play three games at Appalachian Power Park in Charleston, W. Va., this weekend.
The Golden Eagles won the second game 6-3, after falling 10-8 in 10 innings in the first game.
The two teams meet for the first time since 2001.
Baseball vs UL Lafayette
vs UTSA - Friday
Baseball vs Samford Game 1 - Sunday
Baseball vs Troy
Baseball vs Northwestern - Saturday
Saw action in 16 games, all in relief…Posted a 1-0 record with a 2.58 ERA…Struck out 29, while walking 14 in 38 1/3 innings …Went at least one inning in each appearance and threw two or more innings nine times…Did not surrender an earned run in 12 2/3 innings over six appearances (2/27 to 3/24) …Threw 2 1/3 innings of scoreless ball against Mississippi State (3/24) to earn his lone victory of season …Fanned career-high seven against UAB in C-USA Tournament (5/20) in 3 1/3 innings …Appeared for 4 1/3 innings with no decision in 17-inning contest against South Alabama (4/29).
Made 18 appearances on the mound, all in relief...Notched a 3-3 mark with one save to go along with a 4.46 ERA...Whiffed 24 and walked 14 in 34 1/3 frames...Captured first victory in a 1 1/3 inning stint against Alcorn State (2/25), giving up two runs (one earned) on one hit...Added other triumphs in consecutive outings against South Alabama (4/2) and Middle Tennessee (4/5)...Posted four innings of work against Middle Tennessee...Longest outing of the year came at Missouri (3/8), going 4 2/3 innings...Allowed just two earned runs over his firsts seven outings, spanning 17 IP (1.06 ERA)...Pitched for the Acadiana Cane Cutters of the Texas Collegiate League over the summer...Put together a 2-2 record in six starts for the club with a 3.34 ERA...Fanned 30 in 35 innings, while allowing just nine walks...Longest outing was a seven-inning shutout victory in which he struck out nine and did not give up a free pass.
Appeared in nine games and made three starts in initial season with the Golden Eagles ... Posted a 2-2 mark with a 5.40 ERA ... Fanned 14 and walked 11 in 15 innings ... Made debut against Alabama (2/19) with a starting assignment ... Suffered the loss but allowed just one earned run over four-plus innings with a season-high six strikeouts ... Started his next two outings, before coming out of the bullpen the remainder of the campaign ... Registered first victory with a four-inning stint against New Orleans (4/10) ... Fanned four in that contest ... Got two outs against Marshall (4/13) in the second game of the doubleheader to garner his second victory of the year ... Posted a 7-2 record for the Acadiana Cane Cutters of the Texas Collegiate League during the summer ... Appeared in 11 contests and made 10 starts, where he fanned 53 and walked just 20 in 68 innings to go along with a 2.11 ERA ... Named to the TCL All-Star Game.
Posted a 5-2 record during his senior campaign at Trinity Episcopal High School in which he added a 1.26 ERA and 74 strikeouts in 44 innings of work .. .Threw a no-hitter against Stilliman Institute, fanning 10 and walking just two in a 5-0 victory ... Selected to play in the Class AA MAIS All-Star game and was named to the MAIS District 5 A first-team ... Captured the MAIS Class A state championship in 2011 and was a Natchez Democrat first-team All-Metro selection who enjoyed success both on the mound and at the plate ... Posted a 9-1 record as the school's No. 1 pitcher, where he struck out 102, while walking 25 in 59 1/3 innings as a junior ... allowed just 10 earned runs for a 1.18 ERA and opponents only hit .120 against him ... Batted .446 with four home runs, 30 RBIs, 29 runs scored and a .525 on-base percentage during junior campaign.
Son of Tam and Beverly Winston ... Majoring in Sports Management ... Born on Sept. 13, 1993.
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