Game 10: #5 UNC Greensboro 12, #4
Tim Carrier’s seventh inning solo shot ignited a seven-run UNC Greensboro rally as the Spartans (33-26) posted an 12-9 victory over Georgia Southern (33-25) in the quarterfinals of the Bennett Hofford Southern Conference Championship. Carrier’s home run over the leftfield fence broke a 5-5 tie and boosted the Spartans to the win.
The Spartans rallied to score two runs in the bottom of the third inning. Adam Deleo singled and Sean Snell walked. Deleo was thrown out at the plate on Matt Gaski’s single. With two outs, Greg Feltes singled to left field driving in two runs.
UNC Greensboro added three more runs in the fourth inning when Deleo homered and Gaski drove in two runs with a single through the right side.
Relief pitcher Greg Smith (5-1) picked up the win for the Spartans, pitching 2.1 innings while allowing four hits and three runs. Aaron Eubanks (6-2)pitched 3.0 innings in relief and suffered the loss.
Gaski was 3-for-4 with four RBI and Feltes had six RBI to pace the Spartans. Wright had three hits to lead the Eagles.
UNC Greensboro will take on No. 1 seed Elon on Saturday at 1:00 p.m. With the loss,