SATURDAY, APRIL 30, 2005
Baseball Rallies for Doubleheader Split Against Stetson
April 30, 2005
DeLAND, Fla. - Junior LHP Kyle DeVries (Holland, Mich.) earned his eighth win of the season and senior RHP Hunter Davis (Wakulla, Fla.) notched his ninth save to lead JU baseball to a 3-2 win over Stetson in Game Two of a doubleheader, Saturday evening at Melching Field. The Hatters took Game One by a score of 4-2. JU improves to 21-24 overall and 11-14 in the Atlantic Sun, while Stetson drops to 26-18, 13-10.
DeVries (8-3) earned the win after allowing two runs on three hits with two walks and four strikeouts in 7.0 innings. Hunter Davis got the save after hurling 2.0 scoreless innings, despite a 27- minute delay with two outs in the ninth.
Trailing 2-0, JU rallied for three runs in the top of the sixth after an RBI single through the left side by sophomore Daniel Murphy (Jacksonville/Englewood) and a two-run wild pitch by Dixon.
In game one, Stetson jumped out to a three run lead with a run in the first and two runs in the bottom fourth.
The Hatters made it 4-2 in the bottom of the seventh to end the scoring in the contest.
Chris Ingoglia (6-3) earned the win after allowing two runs on five hits with a walk and four strikeouts.
Junior RHP Neal Frontz (Jacksonville/Trinity Christian/Florida CC) was tagged with the loss after allowing four runs (three earned) on nine hits with two walks in 7.1 innings.
JU and Stetson will complete its three-game series on Sunday, May 1 at 11 a.m. The game can be heard live on 1320, The Patriot with Cole Pepper calling the action.