Spring Arbor baseball sweeps IWU

by | Apr 2, 2017 | Headlines, RRSN News | 0 comments

SPRING ARBOR, Mich. — Spring Arbor (Mich.) won both ends of a doubleheader vs. Indiana Wesleyan baseball on Saturday in Spring Arbor, Michigan. The two losses bring the IWU skid to five straight as their record evens to 18-18 on the season.

 

GAME VITALS

  • Game 1:  Spring Arbor def. Indiana Wesleyan, 6-1
  • Game 2:  Spring Arbor def. Indiana Wesleyan, 8-5
  • Records:  Indiana Wesleyan 18-18, 4-6 Crossroads League   |   Spring Arbor 12-18, 5-5 Crossroads League
  • NAIA Top- 25 Rank:  Indiana Wesleyan – Not ranked   |   Spring Arbor – Not ranked
  • Location:   Burbridge Field   |   Spring Arbor University   |   Spring Arbor, Michigan

GAME 1 HIGHLIGHTS

  • Indiana Wesleyan scored their only run of the game in the 7th inning.
  • Spring Arbor scored two runs in each the 1st and 3rd innings to gain an early 4-0 lead.
  • Jon Young:  L, 3.2 IP, 6 H, 5 R, 5 ER, 2 BB, 4 K
  • Caleb Eder:  1-for-2, BB, 2B
  • Blaine Reed:  1-for-3, 2B, R, SB

GAME 2 HIGHLIGHTS

  • Indiana Wesleyan committed three errors in game two which resulted in seven unearned runs.
  • Spring Arbor scored three runs in the 1st inning which all three were unearned. SAU scored five more times in the 5th inning and two errors made four of the runs unearned.
  • The Wildcats trailed 8-3 entering the 8th inning. IWU scored two times to make it an 8-5 score and had the tying run at the plate. But Spring Arbor got out of the jam with a fly out to center field.
  • Conner Cantrell:  L, 5.0 IP, 6 H, 8 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 5 K
  • Kyle Hall:  3.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 4 K
  • Brady West:  2-for-5, 2B, RBI
  • Andrew Breytenbach:  2-for-5, 2B, 2 R

NEXT TIME OUT

  • Indiana Wesleyan and Huntington (Ind.) play a single 9-inning game on Monday at Wildcat Field. The rescheduled game will begin at 4 p.m.

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