Baseball Drops Slugfest to Point in NAIA Opening Round

 

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. – Indiana Wesleyan University and Point (Ga.) combined for 17 runs and 32 hits in the first game of the Lawrenceville Bracket of the 2018 NAIA Baseball National Championship Opening Round. Point went on to win 10-7 to send Indiana Wesleyan to an elimination game tomorrow vs. either Lyon (Ark.) or Keiser (Fla.).

GAME VITALS

  • NAIA National Championship Opening Round
  • Score:  Point def. Indiana Wesleyan, 10-7
  • Records:  Indiana Wesleyan 37-19   |   Point 34-23
  • Opening Round Seed:  Indiana Wesleyan – No. 4   |   Point – No. 5
  • Location:   Grizzly Baseball Complex   |   Georgia Gwinnett College   |   Lawrenceville, Georgia

GAME RECAP

  • C Brady West:  4-for-5, HR, 2 RBI
  • RF Steven Busby:  1-for-2, BB, 2 R, RBI
  • CF Eric Wentz:  3-for-5, 3B, 2B, 3 RBI
  • SP Kyle Hall:  L (8-2)
  • Hits:  Indiana Wesleyan 12, Point 20
  • Left on Base:  Indiana Wesleyan 11, Point 14

NEXT TIME OUT

  • Indiana Wesleyan plays an elimination game at 11 a.m. ET on Tuesday. IWU plays the loser of Game 2 between No. 2 Lyon (Ark.) and No. 3 Keiser (Fla.).