IWU Baseball Explodes for 41 Runs in Wins vs. Brescia, Lindsey Wilson

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COLUMBIA, Ky. – Indiana Wesleyan University baseball plated 20 or more runs in both games played on Tuesday vs. Brescia (Ky.) and Lindsey Wilson (Ky.). They Wildcats scored multiple runs in 8-of-15 innings and smacked 11 extra base hits in the wins. Both games were played at Lindsey Wilson.

GAME VITALS

Game 1:  Indiana Wesleyan def. Brescia, 21-3

Game 2:  Indiana Wesleyan def. Lindsey Wilson, 20-4

Records:  Indiana Wesleyan 10-6   |   Brescia 1-13   |   Lindsey Wilson 7-11

NAIA Top- 25 Rank:  Indiana Wesleyan – Not ranked   |   Brescia – Not ranked   |   Lindsey Wilson – Not ranked

Location:   Egnew Field   |   Lindsey Wilson College   |   Columbia, Kentucky

GAME RECAP VS. BRESCIA

Indiana Wesleyan put the game out of reach with an 8-run 3rd inning for a 10-3 lead. IWU added five more runs in the 5th inning and six in the 6th inning.

Caleb Eder finished with 11 total bases, 4 runs scored, and 7 RBI.

DH Caleb Eder:  3-for-5, BB, 2 HR, 3B, 4 R, 7 RBI

SS Jordan Wharton:  2-for-4, BB, HR, 2B, 2 R, 6 RBI

RF Steven Busby:  2-for-4, 2 2B, R, RBI

SP Cameron Harvey:  W (1-1), 3.0 IP, 6 H, 3 R, 2 ER, 0 BB, 2 K

Bullpen:  4.0 IP, 4 H, 0 R, 2 BB, 5 K

GAME RECAP VS. LINDSEY WILSON

The Wildcats led 3-0 after two innings and never trailed. IWU pulled away in the middle innings as they plated six runs in the 5th inning and two more in the 6th inning for a 11-2 lead. A nine run 8th inning led to the mercy rule victory in the 8th.

All nine Wildcat starters earned a hit and reached base at least two times. IWU outhit LWC 17-9.

SP Caleb Eder:  W (2-0), 6.1 IP, 7 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 5 BB, 5 K;  2-for-5, 2B, R, RBI

SS Jordan Wharton:  4-for-6, HR, 3 R, 6 RBI

C Andrew Breytenbach:  3-for-5, 2 RBI

PR Bryce Lenz:  4 R

CF Eric Wentz:  2-for-4, 2 BB, 3 R, RBI

NEXT TIME OUT

Indiana Wesleyan is scheduled to host Viterbo (Wis.) at 3 p.m. on Friday at Wildcat Field.

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