Thompson’s bat, Brown’s arm highlight Pacific Lutheran rout

March 7, 2015

Tyler Thompson BaseballAnchorage’s Tyler Thompson continues to tear the cover off the baseball for Pacific Lutheran University.

The junior third baseman banged out three more hits in a 14-2 victory over Willamette in NCAA D3 action.

Thompson, of Dimond High fame, is now hitting .351 with six doubles and a home run in 14 games.

He leads PLU with 20 hits and ranks second with 13 RBIs and 11 runs. His slugging is .509 percentage.

Garrett Brown BaseballStarting pitcher Garrett Brown of Anchorage picked up his first win of the season for PLU.

The right-hander threw six strong innings, scattering seven hits and a walk. He fanned five.

Brown, of Service High fame, had come out of the bullpen in his last two outings. This was his third start.

He has a 4.00 ERA in 18 innings with a 13-2 strikeout-to-walk ratio.