Heidelberg sweeps WC in baseball season finale

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TIFFIN – The Wilmington College baseball team wrapped up the 2017 season by dropping a pair of Ohio Athletic Conference games to Heidelberg Sunday.

GAME ONE: Heidelberg 5, Wilmington 0

Wilmington had base runners in eight of the nine innings, but was 3-of-19 with runners on base. WC stranded 13 runners in the loss.

Three players – junior Jake Robinsonh), junior Joshua Chua and freshman Shane Hale – had two hits each of the Fightin’ Quakers.

Junior Tyler McDaniel drew a pair of walks to reach base twice.

Sophomore Joey Hollback, 0-6, took the loss, allowing four earned runs on six hits in six innings of work. He had five strikeouts and five walks.


Junior Kyle Short brought home Wilmington’s lone runs with a two-out, two-run single in the seventh inning. Sophomore Jake Hyatt and Chua, who opened the inning with back-to-back singles, scored on the play.

Short was the only WC player with multiple hits, going 2-for-3 with two RBI.

Freshman Matt Oney, 3-7, absorbed the defeat, allowing five earned runs on eight hits in five innings of work.

Wilmington finished the season 7-33 overall, 2-16 in the OAC.


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