Mississippi Valley State University

July 25, 2016


MVSU falls in SWAC Baseball Tourney opener

May 18, 2011
In the opening contest of the 2011 SWAC Baseball Tournament held at Fairgrounds Park in Shreveport, Louisiana, the Mississippi Valley State Delta Devil baseball team fell 4-0 to the Grambling State Tigers.

The Devils, the number three seed in the Eastern Division, will now take on the loser of the Alcorn State (#1 in the East) vs Texas Southern (#4 in the West).  That game is scheduled for Thursday, May 19 at 9 am.

Shortstop Jerry Hildreth went 2-for-4 in the game while Curtis Ford, Kylie Ming, Derek Wallace and Nick Fangonilo each had a hit for MVSU.  Starting pitcher Steven Barnes worked 6 2/3 innings striking out five and walking three.

For Grambling State, Chris Wolfe, Adrian Turner and Brian Knuckles each had a hit and scored a run in the game.  GSU pitcher Richard Bautista worked nine innings striking out two and walking three.