The Loyola Wolf Pack baseball team crushed their season opener Saturday, Jan. 25,. with two wins in a doubleheader playing Tougaloo College in Westwego.
In the first game, Loyola beat Tougaloo by 12 runs with a 12-0 final score. Pitcher Wes Anderson struck out six Tougaloo batters, and the Wolf Pack scored all their runs off of seven hits and eight walks, according to loyolawolfpack.com.
The second game also ended in victory, as the Wolf Pack scored eight runs with a final score of 8-1. Pitcher Wyatt Lankford struck out six batters in five innings, according to loyolawolfpack.com.
“Wyatt was outstanding at pounding the strike zone, and we played good defense behind him,” Wolf Pack baseball head coach Jeremy Kennedy told loyolawolfpack.com.
Wolf Pack baseball, now with a 2-0 winning record, square off the University of St. Thomas Celts in Houston, Texas this Saturday, Feb. 1 in a doubleheader beginning at 3 p.m.