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SU Baseball first weekend Recap
February 27, 2013By Timothy Brian of The B and B Sports Broadcasting Network
The Golden Eagles are flying high and off to a hot start. SU completed their first weekend posting a 3-0 record.
The season opener with the College of Mount St. Joseph's proved exciting. Jr SS Derek Ferch worked a ninth inning bases loaded walk to bring in the 5th and winning run. SU bested the Lions 5-4. FR RHP Wes Phan was on the bump for the Golden Eagles making his collegiate debut. Wes pitched 5 innings scattering 8 hits and allowing 2 runs, while striking out 6 and yielding no walks.
On Sunday the Golden Eagle Nine travelled to Danville, KY for a 2 game showdown with Centre College. In Game 1 SR RHP Kyle Hudson was masterful giving up only 2 hits and striking out 3 in 5 innings of shutout ball.
In the night cap SO RHP Mike Grindstaff a Northern Illinois University transfer started for Spalding University throwing 3 innings giving up 1 earned run with 6K's and 1BB.
Quality starts, solid defense and timely hitting was name of the game this weekend!
Ferch led the team with 4 RBI's. FR OF Sam White had the hot bat, going 4-6 with 2 doubles and 3 RBI's. JR 2B Matt West a Cleveland State C.C. transfer hit 5-9 with a double and an RBI. SU posted a team fielding percentage of .969.
Earlham College will be at Derby City Field (DCF) this weekend for a 3 game series.
A double header is scheduled for Saturday, first game at 2PM. You can watch online at www.bbsnonline.com or click the link:
Sundays game is scheduled for noon.
Come out to the park or watch online. Either way support the Spalding University Golden Eagles!
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All home games can be viewed online at www.bbsnonline.com