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SHEPHERD BASEBALL SWEEPS CHARLESTON (4-3-2012)
– Shepherd University swept University of Charleston in WVIAC baseball doubleheader action at Charleston on Tuesday. The Rams gained a 2-1 victory in game one and added an 8-1 triumph in the nightcap.
The Rams took a 2-0 lead in the top of the third inning behind a two-run single by senior designated hitter Nash Hutter (Sunland, CA/Verdugo Hills/Glendale CC).
The Golden Eagles got a run in the bottom of the third on an RBI-single by Ryan Easterday.
(Herndon, VA/Herndon) (7.0 IP, 4 H, 4 Ks, 0 BB, 1 ER) went the distance and picked up the win to improve to 7-2. Alec Austin took the loss for Charleston to drop to 0-4.
After taking a 1-0 lead in the first inning of the nightcap, Shepherd plated five runs in the second to pull away. Senior shortstop Travis Sluger (Germantown, MD/Williamsport/Hagerstown CC), sophomore outfielder Aaron Scoville (Centreville, VA/Westfield), sophomore catcher
(St. James, NY/Smithtown East), and Hutter each drove in a run to highlight the rally.
Charleston got a run in the third on a solo homer by Igor Molina.
The Rams added a pair of runs in the sixth behind an RBI-single from sophomore second baseman
(Manassas, VA/Osbourn) and a bases-loaded walk by Hutter.
Scoviile went 3-for-5 with a pair of runs scored to lead the Rams. Junior outfielder
(Centreville, MD/Queen Anne’s) and junior second baseman
(North Olmsted, OH/North Olmsted) each added a pair of hits.
Nick Barnes had two hits to lead the Golden Eagles.
Senior starter Andrew Gallant (Oak Ridge, NJ/Jefferson Township) (1 ER, 3 K, 2 BB) scattered three hits over five innings to pick up the win to improve to 2-2. Senior reliever Justin Byrd (Mamora, NJ/Atlantic Cape CC) (3 Ks, 0 BB, 3 H) worked the final two innings. Dylan Saunders (0-3) took the loss for Charleston.
Shepherd improves to 19-11, 11-4 in WVIAC play, while Charleston falls to 14-16, 6-9. The Rams return to action on Friday when they travel to West Liberty for a 1 p.m. doubleheader.
Game One Box Score
Game Two Box Score
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