SFA can exit the weekend in first place in the Southland with a win in the series finale on Sunday.
The 'Jacks and Lions are two of four teams tied atop the SLC standings entering the weekend.
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.
Justin Choate will start the rubber match against the Cowboys on Sunday at 1:00 p.m.
2012: Appeared in 50 games, making 37 starts, as a redshirt sophomore ... saw time primarily between first base and designated hitter ... finished second on the team with a .325 batting average, slugging percentage (.517) and on-base percentage (.413) ... nine doubles ... one triple ... four home runs ... 17 RBI ... 16 runs scored ... added one stolen base ... hit .345 against left-handed pitchers ... .976 fielding percentage ... nine multi-hit games ... six hitting streaks ... went one-for-four with a home run and RBI at No. 4 Texas A&M (2/21) ... went two-for-seven with a double, triple, an RBI and two runs scored in double header against Missouri State (2/24) ... went two-for-five with a RBI in final two games of South Alabama series (3/3-4) ... recorded four consecutive games with a hit, going 5-for-12 with four doubles and four runs scored starting with a pinch hit double at Sam Houston (3/10) and spanning Texas State series (3/16-18) ... finished four-for-nine with a home run, four RBI and two runs scored in series against Texas-San Antonio (3/23-25) ... went one-for-three with a double at Northwestern ... finished 6-for-12 with three doubles, one RBI and two runs scored in series against Lamar (4/5-7) ... finished one-for-one with two RBI against Louisiana Tech (4/10) ... was one-for-two with a RBI in only appearance at third base at Arkansas-Pine Bluff (4/25) ... finished season on a five-game hit streak, starting with a one-for-two performance with a run scored against Nicholls (5/19) and stretching all the way to a one-for-four performance with a RBI and run scored off a home run in the Southland Conference semi-final against Southeastern Louisiana (5/26).
2011: Played in 45 games, earning 24 starts ... saw time mainly between first and DH ... hit .273 ... had five doubles, two triples and one home run on the season ... slugging .394 with a .371 on-base percentage ... hit as .500 as a pinch hitter ... hit .333 with runners in scoring position ... hit .444 with runners on third and less than two outs ... seven multi-hit games ... recorded first career hit against Ark-Pine Bluff ... recorded first RBI at Centenary (3/4) ... was 4-for 9 with two triples and four RBI in Centenary series (3/4-6) ... recorded first homerun at McNeese St. (4/23) ... had a 3-for-4 performance with two doubles against UT-Arlington (5/1).
High School: Hit .337 in 40 games with 95 AB, 20 R, 32 H, 9 2B, 2 HR, 28 RBI, 16 BB, 32 K, .426 on-base percentage and .495 slugging percentage as a junior before suffering injury as a senior ... led Jaguars to the Class 5A, Region 1 Finals, just one series short of advancing to the state tournament.
Personal: Born March 8, 1991 ... son of Jerri and John Lamantia ... majoring in general business.