Saint Leo, Fla. (March 15, 2007) – Senior first baseman Eric Spicer (Jacksonville, Fla.) went 4-for-5 with a pair of home runs and four RBI, leading the Saint Leo baseball team (16-10) to a 12-5 non-conference win over Stillman College on Thursday.
SLU leftfielder Sean VanGuilder (Sr., Tallahassee, Fla.) went 3-for-5 with two RBI and a pair of runs scored, as he stretched his hitting streak to 13 games.
The Lions scored runs in each of the first three innings, highlighted by Spicer’s two-out, two-run homer in the second. Saint Leo led 7-0 when Stillman scored three runs in the sixth to close to within four runs at 7-3.
However, the Lions put the game out of reach with a pair of runs in the sixth and three more in the seventh to lead 12-3. The Tigers scored single runs in the seventh and eighth but could rally no further.
Saint Leo right-hander Jack Sito (So., Elyria, Ohio) was credited with the win in his first start of the season (1-0). Sito went 5.0 innings and allowed three runs on five hits, while striking out six.
Stillman’s David Holcomb matched Spicer with a pair of homers on the afternoon, as he went 3-for-4 with four RBI.