Mon, Feb. 21, 2011
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senior Will Phillips
By Laura Christopher Lindsborg News-Record
The Bethany College baseball team continued their season
this past week by traveling to the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma
(USAO) on Monday, February 14.
grabbed an early 3-0 lead, and added another two runs in the fifth before the
Swedes posted a two-run seventh-inning. However, it was too little too late for
Bethany as they fell 5-2.
Evan Erickson and Logan Kanamu each had two hits for Bethany
as Reynaldo Garcia added one.
Phillips got the start for the Swedes, throwing five innings and giving up five
runs with two strikeouts. Steven Fyler came in as relief.
found their bats as Bethany struggled to find offense of their own. The Swedes
went on to lose 11-0.
Weninger, Ben Gass, and Nick Lucchesi had the lone hits for the Swedes. Jacob
Arroyo started for Bethany, allowing seven earned runs. Montana Prim and Erik
Allen both pitched as relief.
hosted Peru State College on Friday, February 18.
jumping out to a 7-1 lead, the Swedes used a four-run fifth inning combined
with another four runs in the seventh to grab a 9-8 win over Peru State.
totaled three hits for Bethany as Weninger added two. Weninger had four RBIs on
the day as Matt Gabrielson added two. Garcia, Evan Bloem, and Gass contributed
one RBI each.
Boele started for Bethany, throwing five innings and allowing seven earned
runs. Allen and Raul Gonzales threw as relief.
teams faced off again in a Saturday afternoon doubleheader.
State opened the game with two runs in the first and another two in the second.
Bethany answered back in the bottom of the second, but Peru State tacked on two
more in the third and another in the fourth, handing the Swedes a 7-2 loss.
found their resilience, grabbing an 8-1 victory in game two. Bloem and Mike
Yingling totaled two hits each as Erickson, Webster, Garcia, Kanamu, and
Gabrielson all had one.
Swedes are now 2-7 overall. Bethany travels to Pittsburg State University on
Wednesday, February 23 before hosting Concordia University (Seward, Neb.) for
doubleheaders on Saturday and Sunday, February 26-27. Games begin at 12 p.m.