Texas College enters the home stretch on the diamond today in its final regular season baseball series.
The Steers play host to the University of Southwest (N.M.) in a doubleheader at noon, followed by a single game at noon Saturday on the Texas College campus.
The Steers won seven straight before getting swept by nationally ranked Bacone at home last weekend, then splitting a doubleheader on Tuesday with Division I Prairie View A&M.
The Steers (11-12 in Red River Athletic Conference) are in the sixth spot, and can move to fifth with a three-game sweep over Southwest (7-17), coupled with a three-game sweep by No. 4 Northwood (21-3) over Jarvis Christian (14-9).
The RRAC tournament runs from April 27-30 at LSU-Shreveport in Louisiana.
TC hurler Dennis Neal is second in the RRAC in strikeouts (77), and leads the Steers with a 3.86 ERA.
Steers reliever Houston Creighton comes into the weekend series sporting a 5-0 record, with seven saves on the year and a team-low 2.79 ERA.
Offensive leaders for the Steers include senior outfielder/catcher Jose Serna, who is first on the squad with a .371 batting average, and senior shortstop Agustin Enriquez, who has a team-best 29 RBIs and 17 stolen bases.