Mount Union Baseball Weekly Report -- Raiders Open OAC Play Friday

Beau Taylor (photo by Ed Hall)
Beau Taylor (photo by Ed Hall)

Overall Record: 7-7
OAC Record: 0-0
Streak: W2

Last Week's Results (2-0)
Thursday, March 17 vs. Hiram -- W, 20-8 | Recap
Saturday, March 19 vs. Westminster (Pa.) -- W, 5-1 | Recap

This Week's Games
Tuesday, March 22 at Pitt-Greensburg, 3 p.m. | Live stats  |  Video
Friday, March 25 vs. Marietta, 1 p.m. | Live stats  |  Audio
Friday, March 25 vs. Marietta, 4 p.m. | Live stats  |  Audio
Saturday, March 26 at Ohio Wesleyan, 1 p.m. | Live stats
Saturday, March 26 at Ohio Wesleyan, 4 p.m. | Live stats

Hitter of the Week Nominee
Jimmy Scott / Jr. / SS / Holland (Toledo St. John's)

Scott hit the first recorded cycle in school history in the Raiders 20-8 win versus Hiram.  The Raiders trailed 7-1 heading into the bottom of the second inning when his leadoff home run in the frame began the comeback.  Scott went 4-of-5 on the day and drove in four runs.

Pitcher of the Week Nominee
Beau Taylor / Jr. / RHP / Alliance (West Branch)

Taylor came out of the pen and scattered two hits over 3.0 innings to pick up the win against Hiram.  Taylor is 2-0 on the season with a 1.06 earned run average over 17.0 innings of work. 

Mount Union in OAC Statistics

Batting Avg. -- .297 (T-4th)
Hits -- 118 (7th)
Runs -- 70 (9th)

Earned Run Avg. -- 3.47 (3rd)
Strikeouts -- 77 (8th)
Runs Allowed -- 48 (3rd)

Mount Union has won two straight games which matches its longest winning streak of the season ... No OAC team is ranked in the Top 25 poll but three teams -- Marietta, Ohio Northern and Otterbein -- are all receiving votes.