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Eastern Florida Blanks Broward 1-0 to Even Conference Record
April 12, 2014 - Eastern Florida's baseball team evened its Florida College System Activities Association Southern Conference record at 9-9 on Saturday as it blanked Broward College 1-0 in Davie.
The victory gave Eastern Florida some separation from Palm Beach State (8-10), Indian River State (8-11) and Broward (8-12) in the race for a top-two finish in conference, which carries with it an automatic bid to the state tournament.
Miami Dade led the conference at 13-4 heading into Saturday.
Right-hander Jesse Schullstrom went six innings for Eastern Florida striking out six batters. John Piriz went one inning and closer Chayce Hubbard two innings with four strikeouts.
Broward was limited to four hits while Eastern Florida collected 11. The game-winning run batted in went to Angel Soto.
The victory was the second straight in conference and the third overall for Eastern Florida, which recently endured a five-game conference losing streak. The Titans are now 24-14 overall.
Eastern Florida has six conference games remaining in the regular season It hosts Indian River State at 6 p.m. Tuesday; visits Indian River at 4 p.m. Wednesday; visits Miami Dade at 4 p.m. Friday, hosts Miami Dade at 3 p.m. Saturday and concludes with a home-and-home series with Palm Beach State on April 22 and 23, the finale being on the Melbourne Campus.