SOSU Baseball Hits the Road to Face HU

Southeastern baseball will put its five-game winning streak on the line when it hits the road for the first time in two weeks to take on conference foe Harding in a three game series Feb. 28 and March 1 in Searcy, Ark.

Friday's single game is set for a 2 p.m. first pitch, while Saturday's double-header starts at noon.

The Savage Storm come into the contest at 9-5 on the season and enjoying a five-game winning streak that started with a three-game sweep of Great American Conference foe Ouachita Baptist and continued into a midweek sweep of Oklahoma Christian. SE is 4-2 in GAC play.

The squad is paced offensively by Jacob Carter who is hitting .409 on the season with two doubles, a triple and five RBI.

Chance Burcham and Chevis Springer are hitting .300-or-better at .317 and .300, respectively.

Springer and Ryan Salter lead the team in stolen bases with eight each, while the Storm is tied atop the league with 31 steals as a team.

Collin Sefcik has knocked in a team-high 10 RBI, while Springer, Salter and Trevor Bowen each have seven.

The strength of the team in the early going has been its pitching staff which leads the GAC with a 2.79 staff ERA.

Canyon Conley leads the starters with a 1-1 record in three starts and a 1.93 ERA, including a two-hit shutout versus OBU which earned him GAC Pitcher of the Week honors.

Nick Johnson and Mason Crenshaw lead the team in appearances at seven each, with Crenshaw posting a 0.69 ERA and four saves.

The Bisons come into the series at 9-5 overall and 2-1 in GAC play, and are coming off a midweek split against Henderson State in a non-conference matchup.

Matt Calhoun paces the club with a .357 average, while James Anderson is right behind at .347.

Calhoun also leads the team with three home runs and 14 RBI.

The Bisons pitching staff carries a .340 team ERA, led by Collin Campbell who is 2-0 on the year with a 2.19 ERA.

Bronson Smith leads the team in appearances with six and has the club's only save.


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