Alabama State spanks Alabama A&M 17-9

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Winner Alabama State 17-11, 6-2 SWAC

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Alabama A&M 10-14, 2-6 SWAC

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WRivera, Ricardo (5-0) L: E. Crenshaw (2-3)

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. | Ian Motos, Cristian LopezJayden Sloan and Jamal George combined for 13 RBI to lead Alabama State University to a 17-9 win over Alabama A&M University on Saturday at Bulldog Baseball Field.  

 Alabama State 17 | Alabama A&M 9 
Location: Bulldog Baseball Field | Huntsville, Ala.  
Records: Alabama State 17-11, 6-2 SWAC | Alabama A&M 10-14, 2-6 SWAC  
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  • Alabama State got out to a quick 4-0 lead in the top of the first inning. Jack Hay, Ali Lepread and Cristian Lopez had RBI doubles and Kyler McIntosh added an RBI single.  
  • The Hornets added four runs in the third. Lopez hit a two-run home run and Jayden Sloanfollowed with a solo home run. Ian Matos slapped an RBI single to make the score 8-0. 
  • Jamal George’s three-run home run pushed the Hornets’ lead to 11-0 in the fourth inning.  
  • Alabama A&M scored three runs in the fifth to cut the ASU advantage to 11-3.  
    Randy Flores singled home u Sloan in the sixth to extend the Hornets lead to 12-3. 
  • The Bulldogs plated four runs on a two-run home run and a two-run double to cut their deficit to 12-7. 
  • Matos delivered a one-out double and later came home on a McIntosh ground out for a 13-7 lead in the seventh.  
  • Alabama A&M closed the Hornets lead to 13-8, scoring a run on a fielding error in the seventh.  
  • The Hornets answered with a three-run eighth to build the lead to 16-8. Matos drove in a pair of runs with a single and Trent Jamison scored on a McIntosh sac-fly. 
  • Matos singled and scored on a George sac-fly to make the score 17-8 in the ninth. 
  • Alabama A&M scored a run in the bottom of the ninth on a Tommy Easley RBI single. 


  • Ricardo Rivera (5-0) stuck out a season-high nine Bulldogs while allowing eight runs on eight hits with four walks to earn the win. 
  • Evan Crenshaw (2-3) gave up eight runs on 10 hits with two strikeouts and two walks in 2.2 innings pitched as the pitcher of record for the Bulldogs. 
  • Austin King closed the game, giving up one run on two hits with a strikeout.  


  • Alabama State’s 20 hits were the second most hits in a game this season.  
  • Seven of Alabama State’s 20 hits were extra base hits that included three home runs and four doubles. 
  • Rivera’s 8.0 innings pitched was his longest outing of the season while his 10 strikeouts were one short equaling his career high. 
  • George had three hits with a home run and four team-high four RBI. 
  • Matos had three hits with a doubled and three RBI. 
  • Lopez collected three hits, including a double and a home run while driving in three runs.  
  • McIntosh had two and drove in two runs.  

UP NEXT: Alabama State and Alabama A&M wrap up the series on Sunday at 1 p.m. at Bulldog Baseball Field.

Next Game:
at Alabama A&M University
4/2/2023 | 1:00 PM

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