FORT WAYNE, Ind. – The Bethel College baseball team continued their display of offensive firepower on Friday afternoon, scoring 24 runs on 31 hits but could only come away with a double header split against Saint Francis in a knock-down-drag-em-out battle in Fort Wayne.

GAME VITALS

  • Game 1 Score: Saint Francis def. Bethel 12-10
  • Game 2 Score: Bethel def. Saint Francis 14-11
  • Records: Bethel (12-22, 4-14) | Saint Francis (10-26, 3-15)
  • NAIA Top 25 Coaches’ Poll: Bethel – not rated | Saint Francis – not rated
  • Location: Ash Centre World Baseball Academy | Fort Wayne, Ind.

 

STAT TRACKER

 

INSIDE THE BOXSCORE

  • Collin Affolder hit for the cycle in the double header, with a single, double, triple, and home run across two games.
  • Luke Adams reached base 7 times on the day. He is now batting .450 (18-40) with an on-base percentage of .500 (22-44) since assuming the lead-off spot on March 30.
  • The Pilots scored in double digits for the third straight game, the first time since opening the season in September with four-straight double-digit run-scoring games.
  • The Pilots slugged 11 extra-base hits on the day, their most since going for 16 extra-base hits on in a double header on September 30.
  • The Pilots scored 9 runs in the seventh inning or later.

 

NEXT TIME OUT

  • The Pilots return to Cougar Field to take on Saint Francis for a single, nine-inning game. First pitch is scheduled for 2:00 pm.