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2006 Baseball Championship Tournament: McMurry, TLU Post Wins
April 28, 2006

McMurry upended Mississippi College 9-2 and Texas Lutheran beat Austin College 4-1 to take 1-0 leads in their respective First Round best two-of-three series in the ASC Baseball Championship Tournament Series on Friday (Apr. 28).

The McMurry-Mississippi College and Texas Lutheran-Austin College series continue Saturday at 11:00. The other two First Round series -- Concordia-Austin at Texas-Dallas and Louisiana College at Hardin-Simmons -- begin on Saturday.

McMurry 9, Mississippi College 2 Box Score
CLINTON, Miss. --- McMurry starter Albert Carrizales shut down Mississippi College throwing a complete game six-hitter as McMurry beat the Choctaws 9-2 in the first round of the ASC Baseball Championship Series on Friday night to take a 1-0 lead in the best two-of-three weekend games. McMurry hitters battered Choctaw pitching for 18 hits as Joseph Cervantes, Derek David and Chris Manley collected three hits apiece. MC starter Jonathan Russell took the loss. ... Series continues with Saturday at 11:00.

Texas Lutheran 4, Austin College 1 Box Score
SEGUIN, Texas --- Texas Lutheran took a 1-0 lead in the ASC Baseball Championship Series vs. Austin College with a 4-1 win Friday after receiving eight solid innings of work from left-hander Kyle Newman and capitalizing on a pair of AC fielding errors in the Bulldogs' three-run fifth inning. Casey Rehfeld drove in a pair of runs and had two hits to pace the eight-hit Texas Lutheran offense. Austin Yager pitched a 1-2-3 ninth inning for his seventh save of the year. Justin Frost (5-4) took the loss for Austin College (19-21) despite allowing just one earned run. The Kangaroos committed three errors, and the miscues led to three unearned runs.

2006 AMERICAN SOUTHWEST CONFERENCE BASEBALL CHAMPIONSHIP TOURNAMENT

SERIES FIRST ROUND (Best 2-of-3)
Friday-Sunday, April 28-30

Series 1: McMurry (4W) @ Mississippi College (1E)
McMurry 9, Mississippi College 2
Mississippi College 20, McMurry 15
Series Final: Sunday, April 30 (2:00)

Series 2: Louisiana College (3E) @ Hardin-Simmons (2W)
Hardin-Simmons 8, Louisiana College 3
Series Final: Sunday, April 30 (1:00)

Series 3: Concordia-Austin (3W) @ Texas-Dallas (2E)
Texas-Dallas 7, Concordia-Austin 6
Texas-Dallas 9, Concordia-Austin 8
Texas-Dallas wins series 2-0 to advance

Series 4: Austin College (4E) @ Texas Lutheran (1W)
Texas Lutheran 4, Austin College 1
Texas Lutheran 11, Austin College 10
Texas Lutheran wins series 2-0 to advance

CHAMPIONSHIP ROUND (Double-Elimination)
Hosted by Texas Lutheran University (Seguin, Texas)

FRIDAY, MAY 5
Game 5: Winner Game 1 vs. Winner Game 2
Game 6: Texas-Dallas vs. Texas Lutheran

SATURDAY, MAY 6
Game 7: Loser Game 5 vs. Loser Game 6
Game 8: Winner Game 5 vs. Winner Game 6
Game 9: Winner Game 7 vs. Loser Game 8 (Semifinal)

SUNDAY, MAY 7
Game 10: Winner Game 8 vs. Winner Game 9 (Championship)
Game 11 (if necessary): 30 minutes after Game 10

** ASC champion earns an automatic berth to the NCAA Division III Baseball Championship


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