Bryan Baseball Team Falls To Cumberland In NAIA Tournament

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

The Bryan College baseball team competed against Cumberland University this morning in the NAIA Baseball National Championship Opening Round.  The Lions are the No. 4 seed in the Kingsport Bracket, while the Bulldogs are the No. 3 seed.  Bryan fell by a final score of 8-1 to end their season.

The Bulldogs struck first with a run in the third inning.  The Lions tied the game in the top of the fifth inning.  Cumberland scored two in the bottom of the inning to regain the lead. They added three more runs in the sixth inning and two in the eighth inning.

Justin Morhardt led the offense with one run batted in and one hit.  Cody Rhinehart tallied two hits.  Tyler Latham, Kelvin McMiller, Kevin Roberts, Joey Underwood, and Grant Zawadzki had one hit apiece.

John Cain started on the mound for the Lions and received the loss.  He gave up six runs, five earned runs, and 11 hits in six innings of work.  Jared Breazeale pitched the next one and one-third innings.  He gave up two runs and two hits.  Brannon Shortt threw two-thirds of an inning.  He gave up one hit and struck out one batter.

The Lions end the season with an overall record of 35-28.  This tournament run was the best in the programs history, making it to the National Tournament and winning two games.


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