Spartans Take Game One From Duhawks

Apr 27, 2018
Box Score

Score by Innings                     R  H  E
Dubuque, Univ. of... 030 002 023 - 10 14  2
Loras............... 000 010 000 -  1  9  1

DUBUQUE, Iowa – The University of Dubuque baseball team traveled across town on Friday night to take on rival Loras College, where the Spartans took game one of the series, 10-1.

How It Happened
-Nasir Ricks got brought home the first two runs for UD in the top of the second with a single up the middle and a throwing error by Loras. UD would grab one more run in the inning on a Jack Lasswell infield hit.
-Loras scored their first and only run of the game in the bottom of the fifth but the Spartans got that run plus another back in the following half inning on a RBI fielder’s choice from Jarad Clevenger and a Duhawk wild pitch.  
-UD’s bats continued to stay hot as they sent 17 batters to the plate in the final two innings to tack on five more runs and blow the game open.

At the Plate
Kellen Mitchell: 3-4, 2 R, 1 RBI
Jarad Clevenger: 2-4, 1 R, 3 RBI

Pitching Breakdown
Doug Van Dyke (W, 4-2): 8.2 IP, 9 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 7 K
Doug Knight: 0.1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 K

Game Notes
-Five Different Spartans had at least two hits and eight Spartans had at least one hit.
-Eight Different Spartans scored at least one run and five Spartans had at least one RBI
-With two hits tonight, Jack Lasswell now has 16 multi-hit games to lead UD.
-Thomas Kempf extended his on base streak to 17 games
-Jarad Clevenger and Thomas Kempf are both working on seven game hitting streaks

The Spartans (15-15, 10-5 IIAC) and Duhawks (21-11, 10-7 IIAC) resume the series tomorrow with a doubleheader beginning at 1:00 p.m.