The Shoremen improve to 9-0 for first time in 82 years with a 5-3 win over Earlham College.
For the men’s baseball team, spring break in Florida couldn’t get much better than this. Sophomore pitcher Nick Brauer threw six scoreless innings of relief to pick up the win as the Washington College baseball team improved to 9-0 with a 5-3 win over Earlham today in Fort Pierce. The nine-game winning streak to open the season is the third-longest in program history and longest in 82 years.
How It Happened
- The Shoremen got their first run across in the top of the first when Ben Ruvo scored on a bunt single by Aaron Barclay. Tommy Buckman drove in two more runs later in the inning with a single to right field. The Quakers got two run backs in the bottom of the frame when Danny Dopp drove in one with a single to left and later scored on a triple to right center by Brian Pincura.
- In the top of the third, Joe Otto drove in the Shoremen’s fourth run with a double to right center.
- Neither team would score again until the top of the seventh when Barclay drove in CJ Gillmer with a single to right field for a 5-2 Shoremen lead.
-Earlham trimmed the lead to two runs thanks to an RBI single to right by Cameron Wissel in the bottom of the eighth.
- Washington reliever Ryan Mostoller retired the Quakers in order in the bottom of the ninth.