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Hickey, Bulldogs edge Pacific Lutheran 2-1 at Katt-Isbel Field

Matthew Hickey (photo by Virgil Anchondo)
Matthew Hickey (photo by Virgil Anchondo)
SEGUIN, Texas -- Matthew Hickey tossed six shutout innings to lead the Texas Lutheran Bulldogs to a 2-1 non-conference victory Thursday night against Pacific Lutheran.
 
At TLU's Katt-Isbel Field, Hickey struck out six, allowed five hits, and worked around three walks. The sophomore left-hander improved to 2-0 on the season.
 
TLU moved to 5-2 overall with its fourth straight victory.
 
PLU, out of Tacoma, Wash., fell to 2-5.
 
TLU designated hitter Alex Cornman went 2-for-4 with a run scored, and Spencer Brandt and Collin Docker each drove in runs.
 
Zach Perry picked up the save with three innings of quality relief. The junior right-hander struck out four and allowed just two hits and a run.
 
TLU and PLU play game two of their four-game series at 6 p.m. Friday night at Katt-Isbel Field. The clubs also play a Saturday doubleheader, starting at noon.