Knights cruise past IWU

by | Apr 20, 2017 | Headlines, RRSN News | 0 comments

MARION, Ind. — Indiana Wesleyan baseball was defeated 13-3 on Wednesday at Marian (Ind.) in Indianapolis. Marian put the game away early with a nine spot in the bottom of the 1st inning. Dan Rochotte hit a two-run single and Brandon Shaffer crushed a solo home run to provide the offense for the Wildcats.

GAME VITALS

  • Score:  Marian def. Indiana Wesleyan, 13-3   (7 innings)
  • Records:  Indiana Wesleyan 21-25, 7-13 Crossroads League   |   Marian 21-17, 15-6 Crossroads League
  • NAIA Top- 25 Rank:  Indiana Wesleyan – Not ranked   |   Marian – Not ranked
  • Location:   Marian Ballpark   |   Marian University   |   Indianapolis, Indiana 

GAME HIGHLIGHTS

  • Indiana Wesleyan grabbed the early 2-0 lead on a Dan Rochotte two run single in the 1st inning.
  • Marian responded in the home half of the 1st inning with a nine spot. MU scored the nine runs on six hits and three Indiana Wesleyan errors.
  • IWU scored their third run on a Brandon Shaffer home run to lead off the 6th inning for an 11-3 score.
  • Marian scored twice in the 6th inning and held IWU scoreless in the 7th for the mercy rule win.

GAME STATS

NEXT TIME OUT

  • Indiana Wesleyan plays a three game weekend series at Saint Francis (Ind.) in Fort Wayne. On Friday, the teams play a single 9-inning game which begins at 4 p.m.

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