Seattle University defeated Abilene Christian in a thrilling 11-inning game, securing a 7-5 victory in their series opener. Sam Kane delivered a crucial hit in the top of the 11th inning, driving in two runs to seal the win for the Redhawks. The game saw Seattle U originally trailing by three runs before a Grant Heiser solo home run ignited a comeback. Timely hitting and opponent errors allowed the Redhawks to lead by two in the ninth but the Wildcats forced extra innings. Cameron Dayton pitched two scoreless innings in relief, earning his third win of the season.

By the Numbers
  • Seattle U's season record: 17-34
  • Cameron Dayton's wins this season: 3
  • Dayton's strikeouts in the game: 5
State of Play
  • Seattle U leads the series 1-0
  • Redhawks are on a three-game winning streak
  • Next game scheduled for 2:05 pm PT on ESPN+
What's Next

Seattle U aims to extend their winning streak and secure a series victory with game two against Abilene Christian scheduled for tomorrow. A win would mark their fourth consecutive victory and back-to-back series wins.

Bottom Line

Seattle U's resilience, highlighted by Kane's clutch hit and Dayton's effective pitching, has put them in a strong position to capitalize on their current momentum and build on their recent successes in the series against Abilene Christian.