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Islanders baseball gets win on Senior Day

Texas A&M-Corpus Christi baseball topped Southeastern Louisiana on Senior Day 5-3.

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Story Headlines
- The Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi baseball team defeated Southeastern Louisiana, 5-2, on Sunday afternoon at Chapman Field.
- The Islanders improved to 27-20 overall and 12-12 in Southland play. The Lions fall to 24-20 overall and 14-7 in league action.
- Freshman Mason Hopkins went 7.0 innings, allowing two runs on five hits. He retired the first five batters and did not allow a base hit until the fourth inning.
- Prior to the game, Texas A&M-Corpus Christi honored seniors Nick AndersonEnrique Sanchez Jr.Thomas Jeffries IVCody LeCompteDylan DuarteChris GloverAndriud Martinez.

Key Islander Statistics
- The Islanders scored five runs on 10 hits with no errors. All five A&M-Corpus Christi runs came in the fifth.
- Southeastern Louisiana scored single runs in the fifth, seventh and eighth innings. The Lions had three runs on seven hits with no errors.
Itchy Burts was 2-for-4 on the day.
- Jeffries IV was 1-for-3 with a three RBI triple in the fifth.
- Sanchez Jr. was 1-for-4 on the afternoon with a double in the sixth.
Mike Williams was 1-for-2 with a sacrifice bunt.
Trevor Beard was 1-for-3 with a run scored.
Luke Marbach was 1-for-3 with a run scored.
Drake Osborn went 1-for-3 with an RBI and a run scored.
Cole Fluta went 1-for-3 on the afternoon.
- Anderson was 1-for-4 after hitting his second home run of the year in the fifth.
David Worrell picked up his fifth win of the season, recording the final four outs of the ballgame. He retired four in a row and struck out the last three batters he faced in the ninth.

Key Islander Innings
- In the fifth, Williams and Beard hit back-to-back singles to put two on with no outs. Marbach laid down a perfect bunt on the third base line that stayed fair until it hit the bag for an infield single to load the bases. Osborn came up with the Islanders' first RBI with a single to left to drive in Williams to tie the game, 1-1. After a pitching change, Jeffries IV tripled to center field, clearing the bases. Jeffries was thrown out at home attempting an inside the park home run. After an out, Anderson took a 2-2 pitch over the left center field wall to make it a 5-1 ballgame.

Up Next
- The Islanders will host the University of Texas on Tuesday, April 30, at 6:35 p.m. at Whataburger Field in downtown Corpus Christi. The game will be broadcasted live on the Southland Digital Network. There will also be Live Stats and fans can purchase Tickets.

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