Positively Promoting the Student Athlete Since 1992

MARION, Ind. – For the first time since 1985, Indiana Wesleyan University baseball is atop the Crossroads League. The Wildcats won their first regular season championship in 33 years on Saturday with a doubleheader sweep of Spring Arbor (Mich.). IWU snags an automatic bid to the NAIA National Championship as well for just the second time in program history.

 

GAME VITALS

  • Game 1:  Indiana Wesleyan def. Spring Arbor, 12-1
  • Game 2:  Indiana Wesleyan def. Spring Arbor, 10-3
  • Records:  Indiana Wesleyan 35-16, 21-6 CL   |   Spring Arbor 24-24, 14-12 CL
  • Location:   Wildcat Field   |   Indiana Wesleyan University   |   Marion, Indiana

GAME 1 RECAP

  • SP Kyle Hall:  W (8-1), CG, 7.0 IP, 5 H, ER, BB, 7 K
  • 2B Judah Wollenburg:  1-for-4, 3 R
  • 1B Caleb Eder:  2-for-2, BB, 2B, 2 R, 2 RBI
  • C Brady West:  2-for-4, 2B, R, 3 RBI
  • CF Steven Busby:  2-for-3, BB, 2B, 3B, R, 2 RBI
  • Hits:  Indiana Wesleyan 13, Spring Arbor 5
  • Left on Base:  Indiana Wesleyan 7, Spring Arbor 5

GAME 2 RECAP

CHAMPIONS!

  • The Wildcats won the program’s fifth Crossroads League regular season championship with the doubleheader sweep. The other four titles came in 1975, 1980, 1983, and 1985.
  • With the regular season championship, the Wildcats claim an automatic bid to the NAIA National Championship. It is the second bid in program history with the first coming in 2016.