IWU Baseball Rallies Past Goshen with Walk-Off Win

by | Apr 14, 2017 | Headlines, RRSN News | 0 comments

MARION, Ind. — Caleb Eder completed a 9th inning rally as Indiana Wesleyan baseball scored three times in their final at bat for the 6-5 win over Goshen (Ind.). IWU trailed by a run with two outs and the bases loaded when Eder hit a 1-0 pitch down the left field line to score the walk-off victory.

 

GAME VITALS

  • Score:  Indiana Wesleyan def. Goshen, 6-5
  • Records:  Indiana Wesleyan 20-23, 6-11 Crossroads League   |   Goshen 19-20, 8-10 Crossroads League
  • NAIA Top- 25 Rank:  Indiana Wesleyan – Not ranked   |   Goshen – Not ranked
  • Location:   Wildcat Field   |   Indiana Wesleyan University   |   Marion, Indiana

GAME HIGHLIGHTS

  • Goshen scored one run in each of the first three innings. But IWU scored once in the 1st and twice in the 2nd inning for a 3-3 game after 3 innings.
  • The Maple Leafs took a 5-3 lead in the 7th inning on a Quinlan Armstrong 2-run home run.
  • Indiana Wesleyan loaded the bases with one out in the 9th inning. Brandon Shaffer hit a ball to third base that could have potentially been a double play. But Connor Clemens bobbled the ball and one run scored while the bases remained loaded with Goshen clinging to a 5-4 lead.
  • After an Andrew Breytenbach foul out, Caleb Eder stepped to the plate with two outs. He hit a 1-0 pitch down the left field line to score two runs and set off a Wildcat celebration in front of the pitchers mound.

GAME STATS

NEXT TIME OUT

  • Indiana Wesleyan and Goshen resume their series on Saturday at Wildcat Field. The doubleheader begins at 1 p.m.

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