Sports: Friday, April 12, 2019
12 April 2019 Sports
Bauserman Honored, Caps Grab Series Lead, Nats Return Home
Shenandoah University Quarterback Hayden Bauserman has been named as a National Football Foundation Hampshire Honor Society member. The Hornet signal caller was one of 1661 players to earn the honor for having completed their collegiate eligibility and earning at least a 3.2 career GPA.
On the SU sports scene tomorrow:
Baseball travels to Ferrum for an ODAC doubleheader
Softball hosts Guilford in a league twinbill
Men and Women’s tennis entertains Virginia Wesleyan
and Women’s golf plays in the Shenandoah Shootout at SVGC
The Washington Capitals surged to a 3-0 first period lead and held on for a 4-2 win over Carolina last night in game 1 of their opening round playoff series. The Caps got 2 goals from Nick Backstrom, one from Alex Ovechkin, and and empty-net tally from Lars Eller that sealed the deal after a furious Canes third period rally. Game 2 is tomorrow in DC, with a 2:45 air time on Sports Radio 1450.
The Washington Nationals return home to take on the Pittsburgh Pirates in a 3 game weekend series. Game one is tonight, with left hander Patrick Corbin on the hill for the Nats. Air time is 6:35 on Sports Radio 1450.
The Baltimore Orioles fell to 5-8 on the season after an 8-5 loss yesterday to Oakland at Camden Yards. The Birds start a weekend series tonight in Boston at 7:05.
And Brooks Koepka and Bryson DeChambeau share the first round lead at the Masters by firing 6-under par rounds. 48 year-old Phil Mickleson is just one shot back, while Tiger Woods is 4 shots back after a 2-under 70 yesterday. Round 2 begins this morning at Augusta National. catch the updates again this afternoon on The River 95-3.