EARLHAM BASEBALL LOSES TWO
February 24, 2013INDIANA SPORTS PAGE
SEWANEE, Tenn. — The Earlham College baseball team opened the season on Saturday
with a doubleheader at the University of the South.
The Quakers fell 6-5 in the first contest and 2-1 in the second.
In the first game, Earlham scored twice to grab an early advantage. Ted Williams and
Alex Arovits had run-scoring singles for the Quakers.
The Tigers (4-0) scored four times in the bottom of the first and then added two
more in the third to go on top 6-1.
The score stayed the same until the top of the sixth when Ryan Hayes blasted a solo
home run, which was the 12th of his career. Hayes is now tied for third on Earlham's
all-time list with Chas Meade (1974-77).
Later in the frame, Josh Parr knocked in a run with a single and the Quakers trailed
Arovits finished the scoring with a sacrifice fly in the seventh.
Matt Brankle started on the mound for the Quakers. Brankle (0-1) went five innings
and gave up six runs on eight hits with six strikeouts. Garrett York tossed a
The Quakers began game two by scoring in the top of the first when Williams knocked
in a run on a ground out.
The Tigers tied the game in the bottom of the first and then scored what turned out
to be the game-winning run in the third.
Earlham starter Adam Warning went five innings. Warning (0-1) surrendered two runs
on seven hits with a pair of strikeouts. Colton Miller finshed on the mound with a
scoreless sixth inning.
The Quakers (0-2) finish the three-game series at the University of the South on
Sunday with a single contest at 2 p.m.