Highlanders Split Pair of Conference Games at Iowa Wesleyan College

April 1, 2014

The MacMurray College baseball team split a pair of SLIAC conference games Tuesday afternoon at Iowa Wesleyan College.  The Highlanders fell 3-1 in the first game and rallied for a 6-5 win in the nightcap. 

The Highlanders had only four hits in the first game against the Tigers.  Freshman outfielder Raustin Zahradka was 1-3 and batted in the lone MacMurray run.  Senior lefty John Brockhouse pitched four strong innings in relief.

Coach Justin Fuhler's club snapped a four-game losing streak with their 6-5 win in the second game.  John Hilliard tossed two scoreless innings in relief and picked up the win and Connor Kurrle was credited with the save.

Offensively, Jeremy White went 2-5 and scored two runs, Derek Crouch went 2-5 with two runs batted in, and Alec Quandt went 2-5 with an RBI and a run scored.

With the win in the second game, the Highlanders took two of three games in their conference series with Iowa Wesleyan College. The Highlanders improve to 8-10 overall and 4-5 in league play. 

The Highlanders will travel to Millikin University on Thursday for a single game at 4PM.

 

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