BABSON PARK, Fla. (April 18, 2018) – Webber International University baseball team beat Florida National University 8-1 on Wednesday afternoon.
Webber alum, Alfredo “Tito” Carrillo Jr. of Florida National University faced off against his former team the Warriors of Webber International University.
Evan Lawless pitched five innings for the Conquistadors allowed five runs on five hits and struck out seven batters on the day. Tanner White led the Warriors and reigning Sun Conference Pitcher of the Week (4-0) pitched seven innings allowing one run on five hits and four strikeouts.
To compliment White, relief pitchers Brady Mintell and John Shutrump came in to pitch scoreless eighth and ninth innings.
Webber’s runs came via a two-run home run to the right by Cristian Rivera in the second inning, a two-run double down the right-field line by Jesse Coleman and an RBI single to right by Alex Rodriguez to make it 5-1 in the fifth, a solo blast to the left by Chris Medina in the seventh and a two-run single by Napo Ballestero in the eighth.
The Warriors improved their record to 28-19 overall as Florida National dropped to 15-24.
Next, up for the Conquistadors will be against Saint Thomas University (NAIA # 9) April 27th first pitch is at 6:00 PM.