COLUMBIA, Ky. – Shawnee State baseball was eliminated from the Mid-South Conference Tournament as the Bears were shut down with a 2-0 loss at the hands of St. Catharine. With the loss, the Bears are eliminated from the tournament with a 2-2 record, while St. Catharine advances to play top-seeded Georgetown for a spot in the tournament championship against Cumberland.
PORTSMOUTH – After being named both the Mid-South Conference Pitcher and Freshman of the Year, Derek Moore (FR/Wheelersburg, Ohio) backed up those accolades with a complete game victory on Sunday in Shawnee State's 3-2 win against Campbellsville. That outing earned the Bears' freshman right hander his fourth MSC Pitcher of the Week honor this season.
COLUMBIA, Ky. – Shawnee State baseball pounded out 17 hits and got a great start from Cody Strayer (SO/Worthington, Ohio) to keep its MSC Tournament Title hopes alive with an 8-1 win against sixth-seeded Bluefield on Monday evening. The Bears (33-25) will be one of just four teams remaining in the Mid-South Conference Tournament after the conclusion of Monday's games, while the Rams (33-17) are eliminated from the conference tournament.
COLUMBIA, Ky. – Top-seeded and NAIA No. 3 Georgetown knocked Shawnee State baseball into the elimination game portion of the Mid-South Conference Tournament bracket with a 7-3 victory in the early game Monday morning. The Tigers (40-6) jumped out in front with five runs between the third and fourth innings before thwarting a late rally from the Bears (32-25) in the eighth.
CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. – Baseball won its opening round game against fifth-seeded Campbellsville, 3-2, behind a complete game effort from MSC Freshman and Pitcher of the Year Derek Moore. Fellow first-team All-MSC honoree Todd Queener scored all three runs for Shawnee State offensively in the victory. The Bears (32-24) have now won three of their four MSC Tournament Opening Round games since joining the conference in 2011.