Red Hawks lose day one series with OIT

Simpson University Sports News

04.17.2010

REDDING, Calif. – The Simpson University baseball team was swept by Oregon Tech 13-4 in game one and 5-4 in game two on April 17 at Tiger Field.

In game one the Red Hawks allowed 13 hits and 13 runs in a 13-4 loss to the Hustlin’ Owls.

Nick Spiess and Josh Corson were both 1-for-3 with a run and a RBI. Jared Jordan scored one run, and Shane Battles and Aarason Perry each recorded a RBI.

Shane Hillier was the losing pitcher, pitching 2.1 innings allowing seven hits and eight runs. Andrew Douglas pitched 1.2 innings, allowing one hit and one run. He also walked four batters. Nick Mikkelson pitched three innings allowing five hits and four runs. He struck out one batter.

In game two, the Red Hawks displayed a better showing but still came up short losing 5-4.

Simpson had a 4-1 lead heading into the seventh inning until the Hustlin’ Owls scored one run in the seventh and three in the eighth to take the 5-4 victory.

Battles went 3-for-5 from the plate with a home run and three RBIs. Chris Moody was 2-for-3 from the plate, and Kris Warner was 1-for-3 from the plate with a home run and a RBI.

Daniel Bartow was the losing pitcher, pitching 1.2 innings allowing one hit and one run. He struck out three batters. Brad Hurn pitched seven innings allowing seven hits and four runs. He struck out six batters.

The same two teams will play again on Sunday, April 18 at Tiger Field. The doubleheader is set to start at 2 p.m. Follow the Red Hawks on the Simpson University Men's Baseball Schedule and Results page where you can review box scores and check up on upcoming opponents.

 

Photo by: Bob Stoddard

Contact: Derrick Pringle, Jr.
dpringle@simpsonu.edu
(530) 226-4731