Redhawks Season Ends With 10-6 Loss to Austin Peay in OVC Tournament - Southeast Missouri State University Athletics
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Redhawks Season Ends With 10-6 Loss to Austin Peay in OVC Tournament
Andy Lenninton added a pair of hits including his 12th double of the season on Saturday against Austin Peay.

Redhawks Season Ends With 10-6 Loss to Austin Peay in OVC Tournament

Austin Peay 10 Southeast 6 - Box Score

JACKSON, Tenn. – Southeast Missouri (23-36) was eliminated from the 2012 Ohio Valley Conference Baseball Tournament after a 10-6 loss to Austin Peay (36-22) Saturday afternoon at Pringles Park in Jackson, Tenn.

The Redhawks had six seniors play their final game as Redhawks with Kody Campbell, Taylor Heon, Trenton Moses, Kenton Parmley, Ryan Prickett and Jesse Tierney all seeing action in the contest.

"Our seniors passed on the tradition of our program to our younger guys and i'm forever grateful for that," said head coach Mark Hogan.
 
The Redhawks got on the board first in the bottom of the first frame. Parmley, who set the Southeast record for career starts (217) hit solo home run to left field to make it 1-0.
 
The Redhawks loaded the bases in the bottom of the second inning as Southeast managed to only score one run on a double play ball to expand their lead to 2-0.
 
Austin Peay got on the board in the top of the third inning with three runs. Greg Bachman highlighted the inning with a two-run single through the left side as he tied the APSU school record for career hits.
 
The Govs added three more runs in the fourth inning to take a 6-2 advantage. Rolando Gautier and Jon Clinard added RBI singles in the inning.
 
Southeast battled back and cut the lead to one at 6-5 in the bottom of the fifth inning. Ryan Barnes added an RBI double down the left field line to open the scoring surge.
 
Sophomore Cole Bieser added a two-run single in the inning scoring Derek Gibson and Barnes.
 
Bachman struck again breaking the Austin Peay career hits record with an RBI single off the left field fence to make it 7-5 Governors.
 
Austin Peay added three runs in the eighth inning as the Redahwk offense attempted to make a comeback bid in the top of the ninth inning. Jesse Tierney added an RBI single in the comeback effort, but it was too little as the Redhawks fell, 10-6.

Moses extended his reaching base safely streak to 79-games with a walk. He reached base in all 59 games this season for the Redhawks. Moses also tied a school record for games played in a season with 59 starts at third base.
 
Parmley, Lenninton and Bieser each added a pair of hits to pace the Redhawks offense. Parmley finished his career with 302 hits an all-time best record at Southeast.
 
Zack Smith (2-8) was tagged with the loss going four innings allowing six runs on nine hits. Tony Zerrusen, Ryan Kendall and Prickett all saw time out of the Redhawks bullpen.

Parmley was named to the OVC Tournament All-Tournament team on Sunday. He finished the tournament with two home runs.
 
Southeast Missouri finished the season 23-36 overall and qualified for the OVC Tournament for the 18th consecutive season, an OVC Record.
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