The UMHB baseball team avenged a series sweep at ETBU by taking down 24th-ranked Trinity (TX) on Tuesday night in San Antonio, led by Tyler Betts’ 4 hits and the consistency of 7 UMHB pitchers.
SAN ANTONIO- For the second straight contest, the UMHB women’s basketball team struggled out of the gate.
On Saturday, a strong second half made up for the poor first quarter performance. But on Tuesday night, on the road at third-ranked Trinity (TX), no amount of aggressive defense or key second-half shooting could overcome what was at one point in the first-quarter, a 20-point deficit.
SAN ANTONIO, Texas- The UMHB defense answered the call on Saturday afternoon.
Backed up into its own territory, with Trinity having converted on consecutive third-downs, and approaching its 20th minute on the field in the second half, the Crusader defense had a lead to protect.
Here in San Antonio where No. 3 UMHB is facing No. 6 Trinity (TX) in the second round of the D-III playoffs. Should be a good one. Updates to follow as UMHB goes on the road in the second round for the first time since 2009.
True To The Cru managing editor Riley Zayas contributed this recent feature to D3football.com on the upcoming second round playoff matchup between UMHB and Trinity and the connections between the two opponents. For the second straight year, the Top 10 programs will battle in the postseason. Below is an excerpt of the full-length feature. To read the full article, visit the link below.
In a rematch of last year’s first round playoff win for UMHB, the Crusaders and Trinity will meet in the second round for a highly-anticipated duel in San Antonio. We bring you UMHB’s two-deep depth chart, series notes, storylines to watch and much more in this week’s game preview presented by The Best of Belton.
BELTON- You would have to go back to 2015 to find the last time UMHB was sent on the road within the first two rounds of the playoffs. The last time the Crusaders played away from Belton in the second round, it was 2009.
BELTON- The last time UMHB men’s soccer took down Trinity in Belton, Ben Allen played 58 minutes in the 1-0 victory. On Friday night, he was on the field once again, this time as the program’s first-year assistant coach. And for the first time in 12 years, the Crusaders came up victorious against the Tigers, known for their consistency in the NCAA Tournament and status as one of the region’s power programs.
SAN ANTONIO- In the final non-conference game of the regular season, the UMHB baseball team went toe-to-toe with the nation’s No. 19 team on the road, but a late grand slam powered Trinity (TX) to a 7-3 victory on Tuesday night.
BELTON, Texas- Facing a fourth and one late in the final quarter, holding a 6-3 lead, UMHB head coach Pete Fredenburg had a decision to make. Take the conservative approach and send out the field goal unit, or leave the offense on the field and go for a game-sealing first down.