WESTWEGO, La. - The Loyola University New Orleans baseball team moved to 6-0 Wednesday after sweeping the double-header against the visiting Tougaloo Bulldogs. The Wolfpack clinched the first game 21-2, then followed that performance with a 6-1 victory in the nightcap.
The Loyola baseball squad continues their dominance over Tougaloo, as the Wolfpack now leads 26-1 in the overall series. In addition, at 6-0, Loyola is off to their best start since the program’s re-institution 21 years ago.
Senior pitcher Trey Campeaux (1-0) started his first game of the young season and pitched five innings, allowing two runs on four hits. Campeaux worked efficiently, only tossing 55 pitches on his way to collecting the win. Michael Pfister pitched the final two innings and did not give up a single hit.
The Wolfpack’s offense took a patient approach at the plate as they produced runs in every inning, including two runs in the first, two in the second, six in the third, one in the fourth, six in the fifth, and four in the sixth.
Game one standouts include Brandon Snow, Brien Delahoussaye, and Slade Sanders. Snow went 2-3 with two runs scored and three RBI’s. Delahoussaye recorded two hits on two at-bats with two RBI’s. Finally, Sanders went 2-3 with three runs scored and two RBI’s.
Jonathan Jeanice started game two for the Wolfpack and delivered 3.1 innings on 49 pitches. Jeanice surrendered one earned run on two hits and collected four strikeouts. Jeffrey Castille (1-0) took the job as middle reliever as he pitched 2.2 innings of no-hit baseball. Castille recorded five strikeouts along the way to claiming the win. In the final inning, Anthony Asta moved from third to the pitcher’s mound and iced the victory for the ‘Pack as he did not allow a single hit.
Philip Cazayoux extended his hit-streak to six after going 1-3 with one run scored and one RBI. Garrett Lacour also produced a productive game two for the ‘Pack going 1-3. The sophomore outfielder delivered an RBI double to left-center in the bottom of the fourth, extending the Loyola lead to 4-1. Loyola tacked on one more run in the bottom of the sixth and clinched their 6-0 start.
Next, Loyola travels to Tuscaloosa, Alabama, to take on Stillman College in a three-game set Friday and Saturday, starting at 2 p.m. on February 3.
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