The Austin College baseball team split its Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference doubleheader with the University of Dallas on Saturday, falling 14-6 in Game 1 before Oscar Gonzalez made his Senior Day a memorable one, ripping a walk-off double in the bottom of the ninth to give the ‘Roos a 12-11 win in Game 2. The ‘Roos are now 8-24 overall and 4-13 in Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference play.
Cody Johnson took the loss for Austin College, surrendering seven runs on five hits with three walks in 4.1 innings of work. Brett Taff paced Austin College at the dish, going 2-for-4 in the game.
In Game 2, Ryan Culp earned the win in relief, giving up one run on just two hits with five strikeouts in six innings of work. Taff and Michael Winterrowd each finished 3-for-5 while Gonzalez went 2-for-5 with two RBI. Nick Flynn and Jake Webster each went 2-for-3, and Alphonse added a 2-for-4 performance.
Austin College closes out the season on Sunday when it hosts the series finale at noon.