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Union Baseball Tops Williams Baptist 8-1

JACKSON, Tenn. - 3/20/2007 - The Union University baseball team defeated Williams Baptist College (Ark.) on Tuesday 8-1. With the win, Union improved to 16-8 on the season, while Williams Baptist dropped to 7-12 overall.

Union scored first with two runs in the bottom of the first inning on back-to-back RBI singles by Shaun Cozart and Joe Robinson.

Williams Baptist posted their only tally of the day on a solo homerun by Todd Rayburn in the top of the third inning.

Union added a run in the fifth, four more in the sixth, and a final tally in the seventh inning to secure the win.

Union's Josh Holman improved to 3-2 with the win. Holman tossed eight innings of ball, allowing just three hits and the one run with seven strikeouts. Judson Powers tossed a perfect ninth inning, inlcuding two strikeouts.

Daniel Cagle took the loss for Williams Baptist as he allowed five runs, four earned, on seven hits in five innings.

For Union, Powers, Cozart, and Allen Williams each posted two hits in the game. Williams led the team with two RBI as seven different players for Union recorded an RBI.

Up next for Union will be a trip to St. Louis to play Missouri Baptist University on Wednesday at 3:00 pm. Union will then host No. 4 Trevecca Nazarene University (Tenn.) on Friday and Saturday for a three-game TranSouth Conference series.


Steven Aldridge
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