Purple Raiders take 4 from Quaker baseball


The Wilmington College baseball team was swept in a pair of weekend doubleheaders by Mount Union.

On Sunday at Tewksbury-Delaney Field, the Quakers lost 15-12 and 6-3.

In the first game, WC banged out 14 hits but came up short in the slugfest loss.

Owen Baumann had a four-hit day and drove in two runs. Caleb Scott had two hits and two RBI while Corbin Craft had two hits, stole a base and scored twice.

Jesse Reliford and Evan Kelsey also knocked in two runs.

Thomas Hueber and Tyler Shaneyfelt pitched for WC with Shaneyfelt (0-2) getting the loss in relief.

In the second game, Bauman had two hits and drove in a run with a double.

Aaron Boster (0-4) went the distance on the mound, striking out seven in nine innings.

On Saturday, the final scores were 9-2 and 12-2.

In the first game, Joe Legin had two hits and stole a base. Jared Lammert drove in two runs.

GlenAllen Anderson drops to 1-3 and was the losing pitcher. Caleb Mervar and Tre Nixon also took the mound for Wilmington.

In the second game, Baumann had two hits, including a homer, scored twice and drove in a run. Reliford also had two hits. Scott had a hit and knocked in a run.

Kaleb Stines (2-4) took the loss. Nixon and Ryan Townsend also pitched in relief.

Wilmington (7-23, 6-20 OAC) faces Capital University for a four-game series this weekend.

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