EIGHT CONFERENCE TITLES (1973, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1980, 1982, 1984, 1987)

April 8, 2018 Centre at Birmingham Southern

(12-18, 4-10)
7
(18-13, 8-9)
13
Line Score
Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Centre 1 1 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 7 11 2
Birmingham Southern 0 3 0 6 2 0 2 0 X 13 17 5

Box Score

Centre Batters

Hitters AB R H RBI BB SO LOB
Will Kirk cf 4 1 2 1 1 0 0
Drew Schacht lf 5 2 2 0 0 0 1
Mason Falbo dh 5 0 1 0 0 1 0
Casey Klein 1b 4 1 3 1 1 0 1
Parker Selin ss 5 2 0 1 0 2 0
Austin Sharkey 2b 5 0 0 0 0 2 2
Chris Esselman 3b 5 0 2 3 0 1 3
Cameron Duggins c 4 0 0 0 0 2 1
Jordan Gunter rf 4 1 1 0 0 0 1
Aaryn Chandler p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Aaron Scilley p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Hogan Brownley p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jake Holloway p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals 41 7 11 6 2 8 9
Batting
2B: Chris Esselman
RBI: Will Kirk , Casey Klein , Parker Selin , Chris Esselman (3)
Baserunning
SB: Jordan Gunter
CS: Will Kirk
Fielding
E: Parker Selin , Aaryn Chandler

Birmingham Southern Batters

Hitters AB R H RBI BB SO LOB
Brian Williams cf 5 1 4 2 0 0 0
A.J. Hunt c 5 0 0 0 0 2 2
Will Toner 2b 4 1 1 5 0 0 0
Tyler Wise 1b 4 1 1 0 1 0 2
Tyler Hamel dh 3 2 2 1 1 1 0
Alfredo Granier pr 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Preston Munns 3b 4 1 0 0 0 0 2
Ross Anderson rf 3 3 2 1 0 1 0
Oakley Starling rf 1 0 1 0 0 0 0
Wallace Schmuck lf 4 2 4 2 0 0 0
Cole Steadman lf 1 1 0 0 0 0 1
Dawson Pfost ss 2 1 2 0 1 0 0
John Michael Shirley p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Andy Hammond p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Ross James p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals 36 13 17 11 3 4 7
Batting
2B: Ross Anderson
HR: Will Toner , Tyler Hamel , Ross Anderson
RBI: Brian Williams (2) , Will Toner (5) , Tyler Hamel , Ross Anderson , Wallace Schmuck (2)
Sac: Preston Munns , Dawson Pfost
Sac Fly: Will Toner
Baserunning
CS: Wallace Schmuck
Fielding
E: Tyler Wise , Preston Munns (3) , Dawson Pfost

Centre Pitchers

Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR
Aaryn Chandler (L, 2-3) 3.1 10 8 7 2 2 2
Aaron Scilley 1.2 3 3 2 0 0 1
Hogan Brownley 1.0 3 2 2 1 1 0
Jake Holloway 2.0 1 0 0 0 1 0
Totals 8.0 17 13 11 3 4 3
Pitching
Batters faced: Aaryn Chandler (21) , Aaron Scilley (8) , Hogan Brownley (8) , Jake Holloway (7)
HBP: Hogan Brownley , Jake Holloway
Pitches-Strikes: Aaryn Chandler (66-43), Aaron Scilley (28-16), Hogan Brownley (21-12), Jake Holloway (34-21)

Birmingham Southern Pitchers

Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR
John Michael Shirley 4.0 8 6 3 1 5 0
Andy Hammond (W, 2-3) 4.0 2 1 1 1 2 0
Ross James 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0
Totals 9.0 11 7 4 2 8 0
Pitching
Batters faced: John Michael Shirley (22) , Andy Hammond (16) , Ross James (5)
Pitches-Strikes: John Michael Shirley (85-56), Andy Hammond (52-33), Ross James (16-14)

Scoring Summary

Innings Play V - H
1st Klein singled to right field, RBI; Falbo advanced to second, advanced to third on the throw; Schacht scored. 1 - 0
2nd Kirk singled down the lf line, RBI; Gunter scored. 2 - 0
2nd Preston Munns reached first on a throwing error by p, SAC, bunt, advanced to second; Tyler Hamel advanced to third; Tyler Wise scored. 2 - 1
2nd Wallace Schmuck singled to center field, 2 RBI; Preston Munns scored, unearned; Tyler Hamel scored. 2 - 3
3rd Selin reached first on a fielding error by 3b, advanced to second on a throwing error by 3b, RBI; Klein advanced to third; Schacht scored. 3 - 3
3rd Esselman singled up the middle, 2 RBI; Selin scored, unearned; Klein scored, unearned. 5 - 3
4th Falbo reached first on a throwing error by 3b, advanced to second, advanced to third on the throw; Kirk scored, unearned. 6 - 3
4th Ross Anderson homered to left field, RBI. 6 - 4
4th Will Toner homered to left field, 4 RBI; Brian Williams scored; Dawson Pfost scored; Wallace Schmuck scored. 6 - 8
4th Tyler Hamel homered to right field, RBI. 6 - 9
5th Esselman doubled to right field, RBI; Selin scored. 7 - 9
5th Wallace Schmuck singled to shortstop, advanced to second on a throwing error by ss; Ross Anderson scored. 7 - 10
5th Brian Williams grounded out to 2b, RBI; Wallace Schmuck scored, unearned. 7 - 11
7th Brian Williams singled to right field, RBI; Dawson Pfost advanced to second; Cole Steadman advanced to third; Ross Anderson scored. 7 - 12
7th Will Toner flied out to rf, sacrifice fly, RBI; Cole Steadman scored. 7 - 13

Other Information

Location: Birmingham, Ala.
Stadium: Striplin Field
Attendance: 267
Duration: 2:46
Umpires: Home plate - Michael Hammonds , Second base - Todd Agee
Weather: 49 degrees and sunny

Play By Play

Scoring Summary

Innings Play V - H
1st Klein singled to right field, RBI; Falbo advanced to second, advanced to third on the throw; Schacht scored. 1 - 0
2nd Kirk singled down the lf line, RBI; Gunter scored. 2 - 0
2nd Preston Munns reached first on a throwing error by p, SAC, bunt, advanced to second; Tyler Hamel advanced to third; Tyler Wise scored. 2 - 1
2nd Wallace Schmuck singled to center field, 2 RBI; Preston Munns scored, unearned; Tyler Hamel scored. 2 - 3
3rd Selin reached first on a fielding error by 3b, advanced to second on a throwing error by 3b, RBI; Klein advanced to third; Schacht scored. 3 - 3
3rd Esselman singled up the middle, 2 RBI; Selin scored, unearned; Klein scored, unearned. 5 - 3
4th Falbo reached first on a throwing error by 3b, advanced to second, advanced to third on the throw; Kirk scored, unearned. 6 - 3
4th Ross Anderson homered to left field, RBI. 6 - 4
4th Will Toner homered to left field, 4 RBI; Brian Williams scored; Dawson Pfost scored; Wallace Schmuck scored. 6 - 8
4th Tyler Hamel homered to right field, RBI. 6 - 9
5th Esselman doubled to right field, RBI; Selin scored. 7 - 9
5th Wallace Schmuck singled to shortstop, advanced to second on a throwing error by ss; Ross Anderson scored. 7 - 10
5th Brian Williams grounded out to 2b, RBI; Wallace Schmuck scored, unearned. 7 - 11
7th Brian Williams singled to right field, RBI; Dawson Pfost advanced to second; Cole Steadman advanced to third; Ross Anderson scored. 7 - 12
7th Will Toner flied out to rf, sacrifice fly, RBI; Cole Steadman scored. 7 - 13

All Plays

Top of 1st Inning

Kirk flied out to lf. (1 out)
Schacht singled to second base.
Falbo singled down the lf line; Schacht advanced to second.
Klein singled to right field, RBI; Falbo advanced to second, advanced to third on the throw; Schacht scored.
Selin struck out swinging. (2 out)
Sharkey struck out swinging. (3 out)
Inning Summary: 1 Runs , 3 Hits , 0 Errors , 2 LOB

Bottom of 1st Inning

Brian Williams singled up the middle.
A.J. Hunt grounded out to 3b; Brian Williams advanced to second, out at third 1b to 3b. (2 out)
Will Toner grounded out to ss. (3 out)
Inning Summary: 0 Runs , 1 Hits , 0 Errors , 0 LOB

Top of 2nd Inning

Esselman grounded out to 2b. (1 out)
Duggins struck out looking. (2 out)
Gunter singled through the right side.
Gunter stole second.
Kirk singled down the lf line, RBI; Gunter scored.
Kirk out at second c to ss, caught stealing. (3 out)
Inning Summary: 1 Runs , 2 Hits , 0 Errors , 1 LOB

Bottom of 2nd Inning

Tyler Wise singled to center field.
Tyler Hamel walked; Tyler Wise advanced to second.
Preston Munns reached first on a throwing error by p, SAC, bunt, advanced to second; Tyler Hamel advanced to third; Tyler Wise scored.
Ross Anderson struck out swinging. (1 out)
Wallace Schmuck singled to center field, 2 RBI; Preston Munns scored, unearned; Tyler Hamel scored.
Wallace Schmuck out at second c to 2b, caught stealing. (2 out)
Dawson Pfost walked.
Brian Williams singled to right field; Dawson Pfost advanced to second.
A.J. Hunt struck out looking. (3 out)
Inning Summary: 3 Runs , 3 Hits , 1 Errors , 2 LOB

Top of 3rd Inning

Schacht singled through the right side.
Falbo struck out swinging; Schacht advanced to second on a wild pitch. (1 out)
Schacht advanced to third on a wild pitch.
Klein walked.
Selin reached first on a fielding error by 3b, advanced to second on a throwing error by 3b, RBI; Klein advanced to third; Schacht scored.
Sharkey struck out looking. (2 out)
Esselman singled up the middle, 2 RBI; Selin scored, unearned; Klein scored, unearned.
Duggins flied out to cf. (3 out)
Inning Summary: 3 Runs , 2 Hits , 2 Errors , 1 LOB

Bottom of 3rd Inning

Will Toner fouled out to 1b. (1 out)
Tyler Wise flied out to rf. (2 out)
Tyler Hamel singled to right field.
Preston Munns grounded out to 3b. (3 out)
Inning Summary: 0 Runs , 1 Hits , 0 Errors , 1 LOB

Top of 4th Inning

Gunter flied out to lf. (1 out)
Kirk singled to center field.
Schacht lined out to cf. (2 out)
Falbo reached first on a throwing error by 3b, advanced to second, advanced to third on the throw; Kirk scored, unearned.
Klein flied out to cf. (3 out)
Inning Summary: 1 Runs , 1 Hits , 1 Errors , 1 LOB

Bottom of 4th Inning

Ross Anderson homered to left field, RBI.
Wallace Schmuck singled to center field.
Dawson Pfost singled up the middle; Wallace Schmuck advanced to second.
Brian Williams singled through the left side; Dawson Pfost advanced to second; Wallace Schmuck advanced to third.
A.J. Hunt infield fly to 2b. (1 out)
Will Toner homered to left field, 4 RBI; Brian Williams scored; Dawson Pfost scored; Wallace Schmuck scored.
Scilley to p for Chandler.
Tyler Wise lined out to cf. (2 out)
Tyler Hamel homered to right field, RBI.
Preston Munns grounded out to 2b. (3 out)
Inning Summary: 6 Runs , 6 Hits , 0 Errors , 0 LOB

Top of 5th Inning

Andy Hammond to p for John Michael Shirley.
Selin reached first on an error by 1b, advanced to second.
Sharkey flied out to cf. (1 out)
Esselman doubled to right field, RBI; Selin scored.
Duggins lined out to lf. (2 out)
Gunter out at first 1b to p. (3 out)
Inning Summary: 1 Runs , 1 Hits , 1 Errors , 1 LOB

Bottom of 5th Inning

Ross Anderson doubled to left center.
Wallace Schmuck singled to shortstop, advanced to second on a throwing error by ss; Ross Anderson scored.
Dawson Pfost grounded out to p, SAC, bunt; Wallace Schmuck advanced to third. (1 out)
Brian Williams grounded out to 2b, RBI; Wallace Schmuck scored, unearned.
A.J. Hunt lined out to p. (3 out)
Inning Summary: 2 Runs , 2 Hits , 1 Errors , 0 LOB

Top of 6th Inning

Kirk flied out to cf. (1 out)
Schacht grounded out to 2b. (2 out)
Falbo flied out to lf. (3 out)
Inning Summary: 0 Runs , 0 Hits , 0 Errors , 0 LOB

Bottom of 6th Inning

Brownley to p for Scilley.
Will Toner flied out to rf. (1 out)
Tyler Wise walked.
Tyler Hamel struck out swinging. (2 out)
Preston Munns flied out to ss. (3 out)
Inning Summary: 0 Runs , 0 Hits , 0 Errors , 1 LOB

Top of 7th Inning

Klein singled to right center.
Selin struck out swinging. (1 out)
Sharkey flied out to cf. (2 out)
Esselman grounded out to ss. (3 out)
Inning Summary: 0 Runs , 1 Hits , 0 Errors , 1 LOB

Bottom of 7th Inning

Ross Anderson hit by pitch.
Wallace Schmuck singled through the left side; Ross Anderson advanced to second.
Cole Steadman pinch ran for Wallace Schmuck.
Dawson Pfost singled to third base, bunt; Cole Steadman advanced to second; Ross Anderson advanced to third.
Brian Williams singled to right field, RBI; Dawson Pfost advanced to second; Cole Steadman advanced to third; Ross Anderson scored.
Holloway to p for Brownley.
A.J. Hunt struck out swinging. (1 out)
Will Toner flied out to rf, sacrifice fly, RBI; Cole Steadman scored.
Tyler Wise reached on a fielder's choice; Brian Williams advanced to second; Dawson Pfost out at third 3b unassisted.
Inning Summary: 2 Runs , 3 Hits , 0 Errors , 2 LOB

Top of 8th Inning

Cole Steadman to lf.
Duggins struck out looking. (1 out)
Gunter lined out to 1b. (2 out)
Kirk walked.
Schacht grounded out to 3b, bunt. (3 out)
Inning Summary: 0 Runs , 0 Hits , 0 Errors , 1 LOB

Bottom of 8th Inning

Tyler Hamel hit by pitch.
Alfredo Granier pinch ran for Tyler Hamel.
Preston Munns flied out to lf. (1 out)
Oakley Starling pinch hit for Ross Anderson.
Alfredo Granier out at first p to 1b, picked off. (2 out)
Oakley Starling singled to center field.
Cole Steadman flied out to ss. (3 out)
Inning Summary: 0 Runs , 1 Hits , 0 Errors , 1 LOB

Top of 9th Inning

Oakley Starling to rf.
Ross James to p for Andy Hammond.
Falbo reached first on a fielding error by ss.
Klein singled up the middle; Falbo advanced to second.
Selin reached on a fielder's choice; Klein advanced to second; Falbo out at third cf to 3b.
Sharkey grounded out to ss; Selin advanced to second; Klein advanced to third. (2 out)
Esselman struck out swinging. (3 out)
Inning Summary: 0 Runs , 1 Hits , 1 Errors , 2 LOB