Weisberg Gets 300th, No. 3 Panthers Sweep Day

Weisberg Gets 300th, No. 3 Panthers Sweep Day

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The No. 3 Birmingham-Southern baseball team gave Head Coach Jan Weisberg his 300th win at BSC with their two-game sweep Saturday, making him the fastest coach in program history to hit the mark.  The Panthers defeated University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh 6-3 and then took down Transylvania 6-2 in the nightcap to improve to 11-3 on the year.


Preston White (Memphis, Tenn./Memphis University School) led all hitters with a .571 average on the day.  He finished with three runs and two RBI on four hits, including a double.  David Scott (Atlanta, Ga./Woodward Academy) also had a good day at the plate.  He went .556 with two runs and an RBI on five hits, including two doubles. 


Stephen Himic (Birmingham, Ala./Indian Springs HS) and Ryan Gaines (Dunwoody, Ga./Dunwoody HS) earned the wins.  White picked up his third save of the season in the opener.


The Panthers hit the road next for a mid-week matchup against Huntingdon College.  Game time is set for 6 p.m. on Tuesday, March 7.