April 21, 2017123456789RHE
East Texas Baptist02006011616132
Howard Payne1004012008112
Win: Kyle Loson (5-1) 5.065223
Loss: M. Parks (5-4) 4.157754
Jaxon Rader (ETBU) 523210
B. Lewis (HPU) 513100
April 22, 20171234567RHE
East Texas Baptist0041110780
Howard Payne0201010472
Win: Garrett Penny (5-0) 3.121124
Loss: J. George (1-4) 5.076124
Conner Combs (ETBU) 423200
C. Lunceford (HPU) 311110
Quackenbush (HPU) 401000
B. Lewis (HPU) 311010
M. Nowak (HPU) 301010
N. Payne (HPU) 301000
C. Byrd (HPU) 321000
B. Smith (HPU) 301200
April 22, 2017123456789RHE
East Texas Baptist2002020208103
Howard Payne200011000492
Win: Derrick Findley (3-2) 5.164256
Loss: Kyle Ramon (1-3) 7.086557
Landen Barns (ETBU) 512000
Conner Combs (ETBU) 422010
Zach Compton (ETBU) 502300
Casey Combs (ETBU) 322010
C. Lunceford (HPU) 422010
Joshua Gerig (HPU) 512300
PREVIEW: ETBU Faces HPU in Final Road Series
PREVIEW: ETBU Faces HPU in Final Road Series
Thursday, April 20, 2017

MARSHALL, Texas – In their final regular season road series, the East Texas Baptist University baseball team will travel to Brownwood to take on Howard Payne University. ETBU (23-11) is currently tied in second place in the American Southwest Conference standings with a 14-4 record. HPU (18-14) is sitting in sixth place in the ASC standings with a 10-8 record in conference play.

Conner Combs leads the ETBU offense with a .392 batting average, 51 hits, and 10 doubles. Zach Gartner leads the team with eight homeruns and 39 RBI, followed by Combs with 35 RBI. Zach Compton and Combs both have seven homeruns this season, and Compton has walked a team high 30 times, best in the ASC. ETBU is hitting .313 as a team, slugging .493, and have an on-base percentage of .416.

Kyle Loson (4-1) and Garrett Penny (4-0) lead ETBU with four wins on the mound this season. Logan Sprinkle has a team best 3.29 ERA in 12 appearances, with three saves. ETBU has a team ERA of 5.43 with 203 strikeouts in 279.0 innings pitched this season.

David Groves and Noah Payne lead the Yellow Jacket offense with a .366 and .337 batting average respectively. Brett Quackenbush has 15 extra base hits (nine doubles, four triples, two homeruns) to lead the team. Benjamin Lewis has a team high 22 RBI. Zach Mosely had made a team-high 15 appearances out of the bullpen and has a 3.18 ERA to lead the team. Matthew Parks has a team high five wins (5-3) in eight starts this season.

ETBU will play a single game on Friday at 2:00 p.m., then will conclude the series with a double header on Saturday beginning at 12:00 p.m.