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Beaver Baseball Team Wins Three Over Weekend

4/14/2008 —

On Saturday, April 12 the Penn State Beaver Nittany Lions baseball team won two games in PSUAC action, 16-4 and 14-5, when they traveled to Penn State Greater Allegheny, and on Sunday, April 13 they defeated Community College of Allegheny County South, 6-5, in Clairton.

In game one on Saturday, sophomore Joe Scherer (Quaker Valley High School) pitched six innings, gave up four earned runs, walked two, and struck out four. Freshman Ben Sladick (Western Beaver High School) had three hits, all doubles, with three runs batted in. Scherer and senior Pat Ringel (Sto Rox High School) both had two hits and drove in two runs. Freshman Alex Fox (Ellwood City High School) had one hit, scored one run, and recorded four RBIs.

In Saturday’s second game, Ringel pitched five innings, gave up four hits, walked four, and struck out seven. Ringel also contributed at the plate with three hits, scoring twice, driving in three runs, and stealing two bases. Freshman Jake Ellis (Seneca Valley High School) had two hits, scoring twice, and driving in two while freshman Ron Wilkins (Souh Side High School) had two hits. Freshman Huston Lorenzo (Miami, Fl) hit a home run in the victory and also drove in three runs.

In Sunday’s game, freshman Alex Fox (Ellwood City High School) pitched six innings, gave up eight hits, and walked and struck out eight. Offensively, sophomore Ryan Raraigh (Riverside High School) led the way with four hits and two runs. Sophomore Zac Fetchin (Hopewell High School) had three hits and scored one run while junior Brian Ringel (Sto Rox High School) had two hits and scored two runs. Fox added two hits as well.

The Beaver baseball team is now 14-6 overall and 13-3 in the PSUAC. The Lions return to action on Thursday, April 17 when they host Waynesburg University in a doubleheader at 2 p.m.

To get the baseball team’s schedule or for more information about Beaver campus athletics, visit http://www.beaver.psu.edu/StudentLife/Athletics/sports.htm or contact Athletic Director Andy Kirschner, 724-773-3826.

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