BASEBALL: Split with #RV Indiana Tech
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – NAIA No. 17 Trevecca (5-2) split the Saturday double-header with the Warriors of Indiana Tech (1-2) on Saturday. Trevecca took 2-of-3 from Indiana Tech on the weekend.
In game one Ben Johnson took the ball for the Trojans, squaring off against Kris Begley. The Trojans opened the scoring with a Brian Dirheimer sacrifice fly in the bottom of the third inning, scoring Ross Muirhead and putting Trevecca up 1-0. Tech rallied and scored twice in the top of the fourth to take the lead, but in the bottom of the frame, Muirhead knocked in a run with a fielder’s choice, and Wade Angel had an RBI walk, putting the Trojans back out in front 3-2.
The Warriors reclaimed the lead in the top of the fifth with a pair of unearned runs, taking a 4-3 edge into the sixth inning. Barrett Brown relieved Johnson in the sixth, notching a pair of strikeouts and keeping Trevecca within striking distance. Indiana Tech added an insurance run in the top of the seventh, stretching their lead to 5-3. The Trojans tallied a run in the bottom half, but it was not enough, as Indiana Tech held on for the 5-4 win.
Begley (1-0) earned the win for the Warriors, while Ben Johnson (0-1) took the loss. Offensively for Trevecca, Dylan Lynch went 2-for-4 with a run scored, and Omar DeJesus was 1-for-2 with a run scored and two RBI. Indiana Tech scored their five runs on six hits, while Trevecca plated four runs on six hits. Each team had two errors.
Game two saw Drew Durossette (3-0) take the ball for the Trojans, and the offense staked him to an early lead. Wade Angel slapped a two run single in the bottom of the first, and the Trojans tacked on four more in the bottom of the second to stretch the lead to 6-1, chasing Warriors’ starter Kyle Bolton (0-1) in the process. The Warriors threatened to make a late comeback in the top of the fifth, but Steven Brown came in to close the door earning his first save of the season. Trevecca wrapped up game 2 winning by a score of 8-5.