Weevils lock up series win on Senior Day

uamThe University of Arkansas at Monticello baseball team took down GAC opponent Arkansas Tech Saturday afternoon at home by a final score of 3-1, and took the overall series over the Wonder Boys at 2-1.

The Weevils (25-13, 20-7 GAC) jumped onto the scored first against the Wonder Boys (26-16, 20-7 GAC) on senior day in the bottom of the second inning after Austin Brakebill singled to center field to see senior Alex Smith cross the plate for the go ahead run.

ATU tied up the ballgame in the fourth, but UAM answered in the bottom of the fifth inning when senior Nick Piraino singled up the middle to score Smith and Brian Ray followed with sacrifice fly to left field to score Brakebill giving the Weevils the 3-1 edge.

Braden Chambers (W, 6-2) started for UAM throwing a complete game of 9.0 innings, allowing only one earned run and recorded seven strikeouts in the match-up.

Both Brakebill and Smith both recorded multi-hit days with Brakebill going 3-for-3 in the game with one run scored and one RBI, and Smith hitting 2-for-4 on the day with one run.

Arkansas-Monticello will be back in action next on Wednesday, April 19 as the Weevils face non-conference foe Delta State in Cleveland, Mississippi with first pitch set for 6 p.m.

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