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ABILENE – Fresh off a three-game Opening Weekend sweep of Quinnipiac, Abilene Christian baseball concludes its four-game homestand with a 6:30 p.m. game Tuesday vs. UTSA of Conference USA.
ABILENE – Both the Abilene Christian and Texas Tech softball teams have agreed to postpone Wednesday's match up in Lubbock due to weather.
MADEIRA BEACH, Fla. – George Mason scored six runs in the first four innings Sunday morning and that was enough as GMU knocked off ACU, 6-2, in the final game of the Eastern Michigan / Madeira Beach Invitational.
ABILENE – Senior right-hander Drew Hanson tossed his first career complete game – and the Wildcats' first since 2016 – striking out eight Quinnipiac batters in an 11-2 victory Sunday at Crutcher Scott Field.
MADEIRA BEACH, Fla. – Improbable.
HAMMOND, La. — The ACU Wildcats ran into one of the top scoring defense in Southland Conference play Saturday afternoon and Southeastern Louisiana had its way with the Wildcats as the Lions clinched a spot in the Southland Conference Post-Season Tournament with a 68-54 win over the Wildcats at the University Center on the SLU campus.
HAMMOND, La. – Staring at a chance to earn the program's first berth in the Southland Conference Post-Season Tournament, the ACU Wildcats looked poised to punch its ticket to Katy, jumping out to a 17-point lead over Southeastern Louisiana with two minutes left in the first half Saturday afternoon at the University Center on the SLU campus.
ABILENE – Wildcat pitchers Brock Barger and Caleb Dougherty combined for 13 strikeouts, and second baseman Dalton Dunn went 3-for-4 with a go-ahead solo home run in the seventh inning to lead Abilene Christian baseball to a 5-4 win over Quinnipiac Saturday afternoon at Crutcher Scott Field.
MADEIRA BEACH, Fla. – Senior Hannah Null tossed 8.2 scoreless innings and collected 13 strikeouts to win both games of Friday's doubleheader vs. UMKC and Jacksonville State. She entered game one as a reliever to beat the Kangaroos, 7-6, and later tossed a two-hit shutout of the Gamecocks.
ACU (15-11, 7-6) at SOUTHEASTERN LOUISIANA (17-10, 11-3)
ABILENE – Junior center fielder Matt Muñoz finished a double shy of the cycle with five RBI from the leadoff spot, and Abilene native Jonathan Nicholson pitched 6.0 solid innings with five strikeouts in leading Abilene Christian baseball to a closer-than-expected 10-9 win Friday night at Crutcher Scott Field to begin the 2018 season.
Matchup: Abilene Christian (15-8, 9-4 Southland) at Southeastern La. (6-19, 5-9 Southland)
ABILENE – The new-look Wildcats of head coach Brit Bonneau take to Crutcher Scott Field for the first time Friday at 4 p.m. when they begin a three-game weekend series against the Bobcats of Quinnipiac (Conn.) University.
EMU Madeira Beach Spring Invitational
ABILENE – The hope in building the first on-campus football stadium since World War II was that ACU would see an increase in fan participation in every aspect, from pre-game tailgating to attendance.
ABILENE – With two-plus seasons under his belt as the Wildcats' top-line singles player, the question was never if Josh Sheehy would reach the national rankings, it was when. And after starting this spring with an 8-3 record that includes a straight-set victory over then-No. 28 Edu Mena, Sheehy last week finally cracked the national top-125 with a No. 111 ranking.
FRISCO – ACU's Jaren Lewis is the Southland Conference Player of the Week, the league announced Monday. Southland Conference Players of the Week are presented by UniversalCoin.com.
MOBILE, Ala. – The ACU golf team starts the 2018 spring season at the Mobile Sports Authority Intercollegiate hosted by South Alabama on Monday and Tuesday at the Magnolia Grove Crossings Golf Course.
SAN ANTONIO – Senior Hannah Null Saturday tossed her third career no-hitter in leading Abilene Christian softball to a 9-0 victory over Southern Illinois. She struck out seven of the 16 Saluki batters she faced over 5.0 innings and is one no-hitter away from tying Shelly Owen's (1997-98) school record of four.