IWU Baseball Opens Series with Win at Saint Francis

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IWU Baseball Opens Series with Win at Saint Francis

 

FORT WAYNE, Ind. — Indiana Wesleyan baseball won 4-2 in the opening game of a three game series at Saint Francis on Friday. Caleb Eder contributed three hits and Jon Young allowed two runs in 6.2 innings to lead the Wildcats in the series opener.

GAME VITALS

  • Score:  Indiana Wesleyan def. Saint Francis, 4-2
  • Records:  Indiana Wesleyan 22-25, 8-13 Crossroads League   |   Saint Francis 11-37, 4-18 Crossroads League
  • NAIA Top- 25 Rank:  Indiana Wesleyan – Not ranked   |   Saint Francis – Not ranked
  • Location:   Cougar Field   |   University of Saint Francis   |   Fort Wayne, Indiana

GAME HIGHLIGHTS

  • Saint Francis outhit Indiana Wesleyan 12-10 but USF left 12 men stranded.
  • Indiana Wesleyan struck first with a pair of 1st inning runs. Andrew Breytenbach had an RBI groundout and Brady West scored on a throwing error.
  • Saint Francis made it a 2-1 game after 1 inning but Indiana Wesleyan got that run back in the 2nd inning on a Caleb Eder RBI double.
  • Blaine Reed led off the 7th inning with a home run for a 4-1 Wildcat lead.
  • Saint Francis cut the lead in half at 4-2 in the bottom of the 7th inning but left the bases loaded.

GAME HIGHLIGHTS

NEXT TIME OUT

  • Indiana Wesleyan and Saint Francis complete the weekend series with a doubleheader on Saturday. First pitch is scheduled for 1 p.m. in Fort Wayne.

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