UTSA baseball wins, moves into a tie for third in Conference USA

Ian Bailey, Chase Keng and Isaiah Walker combined for 10 hits between them on Sunday afternoon as the UTSA Roadrunners downed the Old Dominion Monarchs, 13-4, and clinched a Conference USA weekend series on the road.

After losing the opener 11-0 on Friday, things didn’t look too promising for the Roadrunners. But they rallied to win 8-7 in 11 innings on Saturday and then pounded out 16 hits to cruise in the series finale.

As a result, the Roadrunners have moved into a tie for third place in the C-USA. Behind league-leading Southern Miss and Louisiana Tech, UTSA (21-11, 7-5) is tied with the UAB Blazers and the Florida Atlantic Owls.

Records

Old Dominion 22-8, 6-6
UTSA 21-11, 7-5

Coming up

Wednesday — UTSA at Sam Houston State, 6:30 p.m.
Friday — UTSA at Rice, 6:30 p.m.
Saturday — UTSA at Rice, 2 p.m.
Sunday (April 17) — UTSA at Rice, 1 p.m.

Notable

Bailey, a senior from San Antonio’s Stevens High School, went four for five with a triple, a double and two singles. He also scored four runs and drove in three. Keng enjoyed a three for five day with four RBIs. Walker, a UTSA freshman from Manvel, also went three for five. He drove in a run and scored once. Braden Davis pitched six innings for the victory. He exited with a 6-4 lead, giving way to relievers Grant Miller and Braylon Owens, who finished the game. Davis and Owens are freshmen.

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