Gator chomped: Trojans drop three games to No. 1 Florida, fall to UAB in mid-week matchup

(Photo/Troy Athletics) Sophomore pitcher Tyson Ellis made his first career start on Saturday against Florida. Ellis pitched two innings, allowing two hits and two earned runs. Kennedy Roy Staff Writer The Troy baseball team fell three times to the No.1 Florida Gators in Gainesville, Florida last weekend, dropping two of the games in the final innings.  The Trojans followed the series with a Tuesday-night loss to the UAB Blazers in Birmingham, Alabama. The team is now 8-5 after starting the season 7-0.  The Trojans opened the series last Friday with…

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Baseball burns bulldogs; Trojans defeat Louisiana Tech, earn second series win

(Photo/Pawan Khanal) The Trojans through nine games this season have totaled 97 runs, trailing only Texas Tech’s 111 runs through the Red Raiders’ first nine games.  Scott Shelton Sports Editor The Troy baseball team suffered its first loss of the season against Louisiana Tech but took the series against the Bulldogs last weekend at Riddle-Pace Field.  The Trojans followed the series with a Tuesday-night win against in-state foe Alabama State.  After the game against the Hornets, Head Coach Mark Smartt discussed the team’s performance on Tuesday night.  Really solid performance…

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67-run sweep; baseball wins 4 against Northern Kentucky

(Photo/Pawan Khanal) The baseball team recorded 10 runs in more in four-consecutive games. The last time the Trojans did this was in 2013 against FAMU and Texas Tech. Scott Shelton Sports Editor The Troy baseball team opened the 2020 season with a four-game sweep over Northern Kentucky last weekend, scoring 67 runs in four games over the Norse. The 67-run mark is the most the Trojans have scored in a four-game stretch in 14 years. In 2006, the Trojans scored 69 runs in four games against Memphis and Georgia Southern.…

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Troy downs App. St. for fourth straight SBC series win

Asem Abdelfattah photo Junior infielder Drew Frederic makes a grab behind second base during Friday night’s matchup against App. St. Troy won the game 9-1 behind a hit by Frederic and three stolen bases.   Scott Shelton Staff Writer The Troy baseball team used 24 runs in three games and dominant pitching against Appalachian State at Riddle-Pace Field last weekend to take its fourth-straight Sun Belt Conference series victory. With the wins, the Trojans move to 21-19 overall and 9-9 in Sun Belt Conference play. In game one of the…

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Three down! Baseball clinches third consective Sun Belt series

Troy Athletics photo Junior pitcher Will Carnley Pitches in relief during Troy’s three game road stretch. The Trojans sit at the middle of the pack in the Sun Belt East Division, three spots behind frontrunner Coastal Carolina.   Scott Shelton Staff Writer The Troy baseball team took the series against Georgia State last weekend in Atlanta before losing to Samford at Riddle-Pace Field on Tuesday night. The series win against Georgia State gives the Trojans their third-straight Sun Belt Conference series win. After the games, the Trojans move to 19-18…

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