Blazers defeat Herd 9-1 in Conference USA baseball
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — UAB recorded a 9-1 victory against Marshall University in a Friday-night Conference USA baseball game.
UAB (8-24,5-14 C-USA) had two RBI apiece from Colton Schultz, Blake Johnson and Nathan Anthes. Ian Ladner of the Blazers hit a solo home run.
Tucker Linder and Rey Pastrana both had two hits for Marshall (22-19,9-10). Starting pitcher Joshua Shapiro went the first three innings and took the loss. Shapiro allowed seven runs on eight hits.
Game two of the weekend series is 3 p.m. Saturday.