Southwest Tennessee Community College

February 7, 2005

For More Information, Contact: Keith Gentry (901) 333-4114 / Kimberly Stark (901) 333-4023

SALUQIS BASEBALL OPENS SEASON WITH WIN OVER BOSSIER PARISH
Release Written by Keith Gentry


The Southwest baseball team opened the 2005 season over the weekend in Bossier City, Louisiana, winning one game and losing two against Bossier Parish Community College.

On Friday afternoon, the Saluqis defeated Bossier Parish 9-2 behind the pitching of sophomore left-hander Shane Jackson, who pitched seven innings and allowed only five hits and one run. Top hitters for Southwest were Brit Vincent (3 hits), Jeremy Finney (2 hits), and Collins Coltharp (home run).

Southwest dropped both games on Saturday by scores of 8-6 and 3-2. Highlighting the doubleheader was a home run by Phillip White in game one, and four shutout innings by pitcher Jason Adams in game two.

The Southwest baseball team returns to action on Saturday, February 12, when the Saluqis host Coahoma Community College in a 1 p.m. doubleheader at Tony Gagliano Memorial Field.