‘Jacks Fall to Vaqueros on Senior Day

NACOGDOCHES, Texas- UT Rio Grande Valley defeated Stephen F. Austin, 16-5 in the final game of the 2023 regular season. SFA finishes the season with a 22-28 overall record and a 12-18 conference record.

Today was senior day in Nacogdoches as the Lumberjacks honored Colton CastilawBenny Emmons IIICully Mangus, and Clayton Loranger before the game. UTRGV got the bats going quick as they put up six runs in the first inning and seven in the second inning to take a 13-0 lead. The ‘Jacks got on the board in the third inning as Cal Martin hit a single to left field which scored Hunter Prescher, 13-1. The Vasqueros tacked on another run in the fifth, 14-1. In the bottom of the fifth Alex Rodgers hit a solo home run to left field, 14-2. SFA added three more runs in the bottom of the seventh after Barrett Rose hit a two-run home run to right field and Scout Sanders hit a solo shot to left field, 14-5. UTRGV added two more in the eighth, 16-5. Rodgers, Rose, and Prescher led the team with two hits each. Rose also led the team with two RBIs.