Bisons advance to A-Sun Championship with win over Florida Gulf Coast

Bisons advance to A-Sun Championship with win over ...

Bisons advance to A-Sun Championship with win over Florida Gulf Coast

The Lipscomb baseball team advances to the 2014 Atlantic Sun Conference Championship Sunday after beating No. 1 Florida Gulf Coast University in two games Saturday. 

The Bisons had to play two games against Florida Gulf Coast at FGCU’s Swanson Stadium in Fort Myers, Florida. Lipscomb lost the first one 10-5.

Gulf Coast’s bats came out hot. They scored three in the first and four in the second.

Lipscomb junior infielder Grant Massey and junior pitcher/infielder Tyson Ashcraft both had two hits in game one. Ashcraft, freshman infielder Hunter Hanks, redshirt sophomore outfielder Josh Lee, senior catcher Nick Rome and redshirt freshman catcher Tyler Bethune each had one RBI.

In game two, Lipscomb’s bats came alive. The Bisons beat Gulf Coast 11-4. Lee, Massey and senior outfielder Drew Adams had three hits apiece.  Rome and Adams each had three RBIs. Junior pitcher Ian Martinez-McGraw threw a compete game.  He gave up four runs on 11 hits with three strikeouts.

Lipscomb will need to beat No. 3 Kennesaw State twice on Sunday to take home the championship. The first game will begin at 12 and will air on ESPN3.

Photo courtesy of Lipscomb Athletics

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