McMurry leads the ASC West, while TLU is tied for second (with Concordia-Texas).
After going 7-for-13 in last weekend sweep over Sul Ross State - and a 2-for-5 day in the divisional crossover loss to UT-Dallas on Tuesday - junior outfielder Dylan De Leon has had the hot bat of late for the War Hawks. DeLeon has raised his batting average to .398 on the year, tops among McMurry's everyday players. He has team-highs with 35 base hits and two triples this season.
Senior firstbaseman Matt Thompson is batting .377 and Nick Marsh is at .333. Thompson has a team-leading 23 runs scored.
The War Hawks will also be looking for their first win on an opponent's home field, going 0-6 in its previous attempts this year.
Saturday's twinbill will be carried live in the Abilene area on KZQQ 1560 AM.