LEXINGTON, Va. – The Southern Virginia University baseball game completed a three-game sweep of non-conference opponent Penn St.-Mont Alto Saturday, winning 7-5, and 11-2 in a pair of seven-inning games.
In Saturday's first game the Lions (0-6) grabbed a three-run lead heading into the bottom of the second. The Knights (4-6) answered with a pair of runs coming as Kyle Hussein singled to right field, scoring Alex Burgos. Later in the inning Hussein stole home on a double steal, scoring the second run.
Penn St.-Mont Alto snagged two more runs in the third, but Southern Virginia responded with three runs in the fourth and two in the fifth to secure a 7-5 victory.
The second game proved to be more decisive for the Knights, scoring at least one run in every inning except the third, and held an 11-0 lead heading into the final inning.
The Knights head to Roanoke College for a Wednesday afternoon game in Salem, Virginia. Game time is 4 p.m.