Western Kentucky University defeated host school Baylor University 6-2 to earn a sweep of its three games in the QTI Baylor Classic Sunday. The Hilltoppers were led by winning senior right-handed pitcher Shane Cameron, who held the Bears to two runs on five hits in six innings while striking out eight and walking two. Junior catcher Matt Rice was 2-4 with a home run and three RBI in the game. Sophomore center fielder Kes Carter was 3-4 with a home run, two runs scored and one RBI.
Sophomore outfielder Jared Andreoli added two RBI on two hits in the game, and senior third baseman Jake Wells also had two hits. Four WKU relievers combined to hold Baylor scoreless over the final three innings. (Box Score)
BluGrass Baseball POG: Shane Cameron — WKU received strong offensive performances from Rice and Carter, but they only needed three runs in the game due to the strong pitching performance. Cameron surrendered two runs on five hits in six innings and struck out eight while walking just two.