Rock's baseball hopes still alive
BUTLER, Pa. - Slippery Rock University’s baseball team, coached by Jeff Messer, won its Thursday morning game 3-2 over Gannon University keeping alive its bid for a conference championship.
The team will play at 9:30 a.m., today, in Pullman Park against the loser of the 3:30 p.m., Thursday, Kutztown-West Chester game. (Final scores were not available at press time.) If SRU wins the morning game, it will play again at 3:30 p.m.
The Rock had dropped a 4-1 decision Wednesday to 14th-ranked West Chester University in first-round action of the double-elimination Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference Baseball Championships hosted by Pullman Park in Butler, Pa.
Live statistical and Twitter updates of Rock games in the tournament will be posted on the athletic Web site, www.rockathletics.com.