Contest will be 2,500th game in Lamar baseball history
Junior Brad Picha went 2-for-4 with a run scored and two RBI to pace the Cardinals.
Lamar allows four unearned runs in 7-5 loss
Lamar will play at Houston Baptist on Tuesday & host Texas Southern on Wednesday
Cards and Bears will play a Friday doubleheader and one game Saturday due to weather
2011: Made six starts in 17 pitching appearances, compiling 4-4 record and 4.39 earned run average with one save. ... Struck out 35 batters and walked 28 in 41.0 innings. ... First victory came with 3.2 innings of scoreless relief in 1-0 decision over Akron University. ... Other wins came in decisions of 12-6 over New Mexico State, 9-4 over Nicholls and 7-6 over Texas State. ... Save came in 2-1 victory over North Dakota State.
Junior College: Compiled a 6-1 record and 3.10 earned run average last spring for coach Bryan Alexander at Alvin Community College.
High School: Was second-team All-Greater Houston selection after senior season of 2008 at Pasadena Memorial HS. ... Played for coach Mike Morgan.
Personal: Shane T. Hamaker was born on Dec. 31, 1989 in Pasadena, Texas. ... Parents are Thomas and Lorie Hamaker of Pasadena. ... Major is General Studies. ... Hobbies are watching baseball games and movies.