Athletic News

April 17, 2010
For immediate release:

Huntingdon College
News Release

Eller Homers Twice in Second Straight Game to Helps Hawks to 9-3 Senior Day Win over Emory

MONTGOMERY, Ala.—For the second straight game Kyle Eller homered twice, as the senior drove in six runs to help the Huntingdon baseball team to a 6-3 Senior Day victory over Emory on Saturday at Neal Posey Field.

With the win, the Hawks improved to 27-11 on the season, while the Eagles fell to 16-19 on the year.

In addition to the big game from Eller, Huntingdon also received a stellar performance on the mound from senior Alex Sanford (8-2). The Prattville native scattered eight hits in 8 1/3 innings, allowing just three runs and striking out 12 to earn the victory. With the 12 K’s, Sanford pushed his Division III-best total to 110 on the season.

Junior Miles Walding added two runs batted in, while senior Josh Bennefield chipped in two runs scored. Eller pushed his season RBI total to 63 with the multi-homer game and now has 11 home runs on the season.

Patrick Riebsame led the Eagles with two hits and three runs batted in. Paul Schwendel took the loss for Emory, allowing eight runs in 4 2/3 innings.

Huntingdon and Emory will square off again on Sunday at Neal Posey Field at 1 p.m.


Tim Lutz
Sports Information Director
Phone: (334) 833-4579


Hodge Patterson
Sports Information Director
Phone: (334) 833-4579

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