Tech baseball extends streak to five, softball prepares for OVC play


Tech’s baseball team is 13-5 overall, 4-1 in Ohio Valley Conference play, and currently on a four-game winning streak.

During their winning streak, the Golden Eagles outscored their opponents by a combined 25-3 run differential.

The Golden Eagles swept a home-and-home series with in-state rival Lipscomb.  Tech also swept a midweek series with West Virginia on March 13 and 14 , only giving up one run in two games. 

12 of Tech’s 15 batters have batting averages above .300, eight of whom are regular starters, juniors John Ham and Kevin Strohschein lead the team with .409 and .402 averages respectively.

The Golden Eagles are scheduled to play non-conference foe Alabama A&M at home on March 20 before heading to Smokies Stadium, home of the minor league Tennessee Smokies to take on Western Carolina on March 21.


Tech’s softball team is 8-16 overall, 0-0 record in Ohio Valley Conference play, the Golden Eagles have not played an OVC team so far this year.

The Golden Eagles dropped their first five games of the season before picking up two straight wins against Western Kentucky at the Chattanooga Challenge.

The Golden Eagles also defeated Troy, Samford at home, Presbyterian, and Rhode Island twice at home before traveling to the Memphis Tiger Classic, where they were defeated twice in tournament games by conference rival Southeast Missouri.

Tech is scheduled to begin conference play with a doubleheader on the road against Southeast Missouri in Cape Girardeau on Saturday.