HOUSTON, TX — The Texas A&M Aggies were doomed by Incarnate Word’s four-run fifth inning in a 6-5 loss to the Cardinals Wednesday evening on Olsen Field at Blue Bell Park.
After falling behind 6-2, the Texas A&M clawed back with two runs in the home half of the fifth and a run in the sixth, but were unable to push the tying run across.
Offensively, seven Aggies accounted for Texas A&M’s eight hits. Braden Shewmake went 2-for-5 with two RBI, while Ty Coleman was 1-for-3 with a double, one run, one walk and a RBI.
Aggie starter Chris Weber labored through 2.2 innings, allowing two runs on five hits and two walks while fanning two. Christian Roa (1-1) suffered the loss in relief for the Maroon & White, throwing 1.2 innings, allowing three runs on two hits and one walk while striking out one. Mason Cole recorded a career-high in innings pitched (2.1), scattering three hits while fanning two.
Texas A&M fell to 8-2 on the season, while Incarnate Word improved to 7-2.