SFA leads a pack of seven teams within one game of first-place in conference play with 12 games to go.
SFA can exit the weekend in first place in the Southland with a win in the series finale on Sunday.
'Jacks move into sole possession of first place with the win on Friday over the Lions.
Lumberjacks avenge early-season loss to Patriots with convincing 8-3 win.
SFA has won six of its last seven games after taking two of three from Cowboys.
2012: Appeared in 54 games making 47 starts, as a junior ... saw time as the everyday right fielder ... .262 batting average ... .323 slugging percentage ... .326 on-base average ... 10 doubles ... 15 RBI ... 18 runs scored ... added four stolen bases ... 1.000 batting average as a pinch hitter ... .954 fielding percentage ... 10 multi-hit games ... 10 hitting streaks, including a season-high six game stretch starting against Missouri State (2/24) and extending through to at Sam Houston (3/9) ... made Division I debut with season-opener start against Portland (2/17) ... recorded first career hit in a one-for-two performance against Missouri State (2/24) ... started recorded first multi-hit in a two-for-four performance with a RBI and run scored against Louisiana-Monroe (2/28) ... followed with a three-for-five performance with two RBI at Sam Houston (3/9) ... finished two-for-four with a run scored at Sam Houston (3/10) ... finished two-for-three with a double, RBI and run scored against Texas-San Antonio (3/24) ... had a three-game hitting streak, finishing three-for-twelve with a double, two RBI and four runs scored, starting in two game series at New Mexico (3/27-8) and extending to first game of series at Northwestern State (3/31) ... went two-for-four with a RBI against Lamar (4/6) ... had three consecutive two-hit games, finishing six-for-ten with a double, RBI and run scored, starting at Arkansas-Pine Bluff (4/25) and extending trough to first two games at Texas-Arlington (4/27-8) ... finished two-for-four with a double, RBI and run scored at Southeastern Louisiana (5/5) ... had a three-game hitting streak, finishing three-for-nine, with a double and RBI, starting against Nicholls (5/17) and extending through to at Texas State (5/23) ... finished two-for-four, with a double, RBI and run scored, at Texas State in the Southland Conference Tournament (5/25) ... finished season going one-for-one in conference tournament semi-final game at Southeastern Louisiana (5/26).